With the FIFA World Cup rapidly approaching, this lecture will cover the historical aspects of managing and hosting large sport events as well as the current and future implications for Qatar.
Our guest speakers for this event will be Dr. Danyel Reiche and Dr. Matthias Krug. Dr. Danyel Reiche is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS) and an Associate Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar where he leads a research initiative on the FIFA World Cup 2022. With Paul Brannagan, he published the book Qatar and the 2022 FIFA World Cup: Politics, Controversy, Change (Palgrave Macmillan 2022), and edited the volume Handbook of Sport in the Middle East (Routledge 2022). Dr. Krug is an academic and author of Journeys on the Football Carpet, the first book published about Qatar’s incredible football journey.
Date: 18 September 2022
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Language: Arabic and English
Target Audience: Public
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