Review of the Conference in the Football Pink

Dr. Paul Breen recently wrote this review of his presentation, the day’s’ events and overall impressions from last week.

Here is the link to the piece below:

Diverse City – when the Accies came to town

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Final Programme List!

Homophobia/Gender

10.15am-12:00pm

 

Chair – Dr.Annette Coburn (UWS)

Sectarianism 12.45pm-2.30pm

 

Chair – Sean Huddleston (UWS)

Racism/Xenophobia

2.45pm-4.45pm

 

Chair – Professor Colin Clark (UWS)

 

Keynote – Dr. Jamie Cleland – University of Loughborough

 

‘Changing attitudes to homophobia in the game’

 

Keynote Archie MacPherson

 

‘Sectarianism before and after – history of sectarian prejudice in the game’

 

Keynote – David Goldblatt

 

‘Racism and Football – the beautiful game?’

Papers

 

Dr.Eilidh Macrae – University of the West of Scotland – ‘A Successful Mixture: Women and Football in Scotland’

 

 

Dr.Rory Magrath – Southampton Solent University – ‘Higher Education, Football, and Attitudes towards Homosexuality’

Papers

 

Rosmarijn van Kleef – University of Leiden – Presentation outline: Liability of football clubs for supporters’ misconduct

 

Maureen McBride – University of Glasgow – ‘The Offensive behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act (2012) – a critique’

 

Papers

 

Dr.James Carr – University of Limerick – ‘Tackling Prejudice through Football: A Case Study of Diverse City FC, Dublin’

 

Dr.Paul Breen – University of Westminster – ‘Going Sideways: England’s Identity Crisis in the Modern Age’

Practitioner

 

Hugh Torrance – LEAP Sports

 

 

Catherine Somerville – Stonewall Scotland

Panel

 

Peter Geoghegan – ‘The Ferret’ Investigative Reporting

 

Practitioner: Dave Scott– Nil by Mouth,

 

Professor Stephen McKinney – University of Glasgow

 

Dr.John Kelly – University of Edinburgh

 

Derek Ferguson – former Rangers and Heart of Midlothian (Show Racism the Red Card Ambassador)

 

 

 

Practitioner

 

Alan White – United Glasgow Football club

 

Latest news

The momentum towards Friday 21st is now starting to generate.

The final touches to the programme are also being put in place.

Stonewall Scotland will giving an additional practitioners presentation, demonstrating the Campaigns, Policy and Research work that they are carrying out.

With regards to the sectarianism Q & A panel, we are also pleased to announce that former Rangers FC player, and current show racism the red card ambassador, Derek Ferguson will now be taking part. We are sure Derek will provide an extremely useful contribution to the days’ proceedings.

See you all on Friday!

 

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