Professor James Reade at the Centre for Institutions and Economic History at the University of Reading is hosting two gatherings next month.
Day 1 kicks-off on Wednesday the 13th of June and examines the history of sport. Contributions will be made by Robert Simmons, Stefan Szymanski, James Reade, Rafaelle Nicholson, Dilwyn Porter and keynote Wray Vamplew.
Day 2 on Thursday the 14th of June coincides with the start of the FIFA World Cup and is aptly focused on the tournament. Academic papers will be presented by Adrian Bell, Bernd Frick, Alex Bryson, Babatunde Buraimo and Katrin Scharfenkamp. The evening keynote will be delivered by Stefan Szymanski.
These events are free but registration is required. Those interested in attending should contact James Reade at