The Politics of Sport: A Discussion of the World Cup in Qatar

07 Dec 2022


As national teams join to compete in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, join the Global Studies Center to discuss the intersection of politics, global branding, human rights, and activism, and how they converge upon the most popular sport in the world. Panelists will discuss the historical context of sports and capitalism, the reconfiguration of urban spaces, and the -isms and phobias that exist within the sporting community. In-person attendees do not need to register. Attendees joining virtually must register below.


· Dr. Michael Glass, Director of the Urban Studies Program and 2022-23 Global Studies Faculty Fellow

· Dr. William Brustein, Interim Director of the Global Studies Center

· Dr. Korryn Mozisek, Special Faculty in the Carnegie Mellon University English Department

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Rob Ruck, Professor of History

Event Date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center and the Department of History
Posvar Hall 4301 + Virtual