EVENT VIDEO: In this lecture, Dr. Fiona Gill examines the inter-linkages of politics and sports against the backdrop of the London Olympic games. The insights and the back-story will ensure you view the events each night over the coming week of the games in a different and more enlightened way!
Dr Fiona Gill is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Sydney. She teaches and researches in the area of the sociology of sport, focusing on issues of national, gender and sexual identity, and the questions of community representation in sport. She is currently carrying out research into national identity and National Service in Australia