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This Sporting Planet: global sport and global capitalism

Ralph Miliband Series on the Future of Global Capitalism

Date: Thursday 18 February 2010
Time: 6.30-8pm
Venue:  Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speaker: Professor David Goldblatt
Chair: Professor David Held

Globalisation has seen sport achieve a hitherto unequalled global cultural significance, but it has also left it in thrall to capitalism. Will economic forces continue to shape sport?

David Goldblatt is a writer, broadcaster and teacher. He is author of The Ball is Round: a global history of football.

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