AIPS Conference Racism and Discrimination in sport: order of programme revealed

Posted On 26 Sep 2020
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AIPS has revealed the order of programme for its upcoming conference “Racism and Discrimination in Sport” that will take place from September 28 to 29 on Zoom.us. On September 28, the discussion will address racism from different angles. The conference will first talk about racism in football, which will open the floor to a discussion about past and present instances of racial issue, thanks to the contributions of scholars and journalists. On the second day, discrimination will be analysed with a special focus on the gender issue through the respected opinions of advocates, journalists, athletes and institutions.

Here below please find the speakers line-up for the two-day conference:

September 28th – RACISM

KARL-ERIK NILSSON, UEFA First Vice-President (Sweden)

NICOLA RIZZOLI, Former International Football Referee (Italy)

MARK GLEESON, Football Journalist and Commentator (South Africa)

RON THOMAS, Professor of Morehouse College (USA)

DONNA DE VARONA, Former Olympic Champion, Sports Broadcaster and Gender Equality Activist – (USA)

CHRISTINE BRENNAN, Sports Columnist, USA Today (USA)

CARLOS PONCE, Editor-in-Chief Record (Mexico)

OBI MITCHELL, President AIPS Africa (Nigeria)

September 29th – DISCRIMINATION

ABHINAV BINDRA, Former Olympic Champion and Member of the IOC Athletes’ Commission (India)

MARK GLEESON, Football Journalist and Commentator (South Africa)

NANCY HOGSHEAD-MAKAR, Former Olympic Champion, lawyer and CEO Champion Women (USA)

PAYOSHNI MITRA, Athletes’ Rights Advocate and Scholar (India)

DONNA DE VARONA, Former Olympic Champion, Sports Broadcaster and Gender Equality Activist – (USA)

EDWIN MOSES, Former Olympic Champion (USA)

BADREDDINE DRISSI, Editor in Chief Al Mountakhab (Morocco)

PIER BERGONZI, Deputy Editor-in-Chief La Gazzetta dello Sport (Italy)

JUAN IGNACIO GALLARDO, Editor in Chief Marca (Spain)

FORMAT The conference will take place on Zoom.us starting from 2 pm CET each day. For each day of the conference, the panels will last around 120 minutes. English will be the language of the event, but participants will have access, once again, to the simultaneous interpreting service Interprefy, which will offer translations in Spanish, French, and Arabic.

REGISTRATION To register for the AIPS seminar, click HERE.

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