In many countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, young men are increasingly consumed by dreams of migrating to a career in the sport industries of the Global North. For most, the reality is much starker, as they have to contend with failure and exploitation. Are sport migrations yet another form of colonial oppression?
|Date||19 December 2018|
|Time||19:00 - 21:00|
The debate is moderated by Niko Besnier with professional (ex) footballplayers from Africa and UvA Anthropology PhD candidates Uroš Kovač and Mark Hann.
The symposium is chaired by Niko Besnier and Peter Geschiere, Professor of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam.
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