Sport in Africa - Conference in London, UK

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05/11/2011 10:30

 

The United Kingdom Libraries and Archives Group on Africa (SCOLMA) will hold their annual conference at the National Archives, Kew, London, UK, on 29 June, 2011.

 

The conference´ topic is Sport in Africa: History, Politics and the Archive.

 

Themes discussed at the event will include:

 

  • Reconciliation, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction: the role of sport in post war Liberia;
  • Colonial and post-colonial sport and the Olympic movement in English-speaking Africa after the Second World War (1945-1965): review, reflection and perspectives;
  • The politics of match reports, minutes and archives in national neighbourhood football championships in Senegal;
  • Cricket and War in early Rhodesia.

 

Registration is due by 11 June, 2011. Please contact Lucy McCann at lucy.mccannbodleian.ox.ac.uk

 

For more information on SCOLMA, please click here