School of Built Environment and Development Studies Seminar 

Title: Cities of Exception. The role of mega sports events in the BRICs countries, with particular focus on Brazil before the FIFA 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. 

Speaker: Einar Braathen 

Time: 12h30 – 13h50, 10 September 2014 

Venue: Seminar Room F213, School of Built Environment and Development Studies, Memorial Tower Building, UKZN. Google maps: -29.866933,30.981963 

Einar Braathen is a political scientist, senior researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR), and has worked extensively on local politics and development in South Africa and Brazil.  

There is a 30 minute documentary that has been produced as part of this research: “YELLOW CARD TO FIFA: Brazilians vs the World Cup”. 

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