Speaker(s): David Goldblatt
Chair: Dr Simon Glendinning
Recorded on 25 June 2012 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.
Seventeen days, 12,000 athletes, 29 sports, 302 gold medals: this event will be your personal trainer for the back stories and culture of the modern Olympics.
David Goldblatt is a writer, broadcaster and teacher. He is author of The Ball is Round: a global history of football and, with Johnny Acton, How to Watch the Olympics.
Simon Glendinning is a reader in European philosophy in the European Institute, LSE and director of the Forum for European Philosophy.