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. https://www.nibr.no/ansatte/70/Braathen
There is a 30 minute documentary that has been produced as part of this research: “YELLOW CARD TO FIFA: Brazilians vs the World Cup”. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VRJa-incoEUPosted on