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Area of academic expertise - outline

I am interested in the impacts of major events on host communities, particularly focussing on the harms perpetrated by events, particularly sport mega-events like the Olympic Games. I am interested in the negative impact on local communities and how these are contested and resisted.

Current research activities

I am currently developing research projects exploring transnational resistance to the Olympic Games and the human rights impacts of mega-events.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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