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John Nauright

John Nauright

Dean of the Bolte School of Business

Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business

Books

Алтухов, C.B. & Д. Наурайт (S. Altukhov & J. Nauright) (2020). Факторы, влияющие на развитие хоккея в глобализованном мире (Factors Influencing the Development of Ice Hockey in the Globalized World). Moscow: Unity-Dana.

Nauright, J. and Zipp, S. (eds.) (2020). The Routledge Handbook of Global Sport.

Nauright, J. and Zipp, S. (eds.) (2018). SportsWorld: Global Markets and Global Impact of Sports. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-1138318441.

Nauright, J. & Amara, M. (eds.) (2018). Sport in the African World. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978- 0815380641. Paperback edition (2020).

Zhang, J.J., Huang, R.H. and Nauright, J. (eds) (2018). Sport Business in Leading Economies. London: Emerald Press. ISBN: 9781787435643.

Nauright, J. & Collins, T. (2017). The Rugby World in the Professional Era. London: Routledge. ISBN: 9781138665446. Paperback edition (2020).

Nauright, J. & Wiggins, D. (eds.) (2016). The Routledge Handbook of Race and Ethnicity in Sport. London: Routledge.

Nauright, J. & Wiggins, D. (eds.) (2015). Revolutionaries and Sport: Reclaiming the Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism. London: Routledge. Awards: Philosophy Football Best Summer Book 2015; Counterfire Best Summer Sports Books 2015.

Nauright, J., Cobley, A. & Wiggins, D. (eds.) (2015). Beyond C.L.R. James: Race and Ethnicity in Sport. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press.

Parrish, C. & Nauright, J. (2014). Soccer Around the World: A Cultural Guide to the World’s Favorite Game. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO.

Nauright, J. & Parrish, C. (ed.) (2012). Sports Around the World: History, Culture and Practice. 4 vols. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO. Award: “Best of Reference Award” for reference works published in 2012 — Library Journal.

Nauright, J. (2010). Long Run to Freedom: Sport, Cultures and Identities in South Africa. Morgantown: Fitness Information Technology Press.

Pope, S.W. & Nauright, J. (eds.) (2010). The Routledge Companion to Sports History London: Routledge. Award: Routledge Book of the Month: July 2010.

Nauright, J. & Pope, S.W. (eds.) (2009). The New Sport Management Reader. Morgantown: Fitness Information Technology Press.

Nauright, J. & Schimmel, K. (eds.), (2005). The Political Economy of Sport. London: Palgrave Macmillan (International Political Economy Series).

Møller, V. & Nauright, J. (eds.), (2003). The Essence of Sport. Odense: University Press of Southern Denmark.

Chandler, T. & Nauright, J., (eds.), (1999). Making the Rugby World: Race, Gender, Commerce. London: Frank Cass.

Black, D. & Nauright, J. (1998). Rugby and the South African Nation. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Award: Best Authored Book, Inaugural World in Union Book Awards presented by the World Rugby Museum.

Nauright, J. (1997). Sport, Cultures and Identities in South Africa. London: Leicester University Press. ISBN: 0718500490 (cloth); 0718500725 (pb.). Co-published by David Philip, Cape Town and Johannesburg. ISBN: 0864864264.

Nauright, J. & Chandler, T. (eds.) (1996) (rev. reprint 1999). Making Men: Rugby and Masculine Identity. London: Frank Cass. Award: Best Edited Book, Inaugural World in Union Book Awards presented by the World Rugby Museum.

Refereed Journal Articles

Tian, J., Xu, C., Kim, K. A., Nauright, J., Kim, M., Pifer, N. D., Zhang, J. J. (2021). Examining the relationship among service quality, perceived value, and sport consumption at the Wuhan Tennis Open. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1901345.

TePoel, D. & Nauright, J. (2021). Black Lives Matter in the Sports World. Sport in Society. DOI: The DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1901392.

Harper, A., Georgiakis, S. and Nauright, J. (2021). Understanding Australian soccer: From origins, to ethnic tensions to globalization. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1897234.

Nauright, J. & Catsam, D. (2021). Race, space and context: African-Americans and high school football in the 1930s. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1897206.

Mtapuri, O., Giampiccoli, A. & Nauright, J. (2020). Tourism development in the Seychelles: A proposal for a unique community-based Tourism alternative. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. DOI: 10.1080/14766825.2020.1743297.

Nite, C., McLeod, C. & Nauright, J. (2020). Establishing a professional rugby union football league in the USA: Managing institutional plurality and complexity through infrastructural work. Sport Management Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2020.02.004.

Nauright, J., Zipp, S. & Kim, Y.H. (2020). The sports world in the era of COVID-19. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1834196.

Martorell, G., Mattern, J. Morozov, B., Nauright, J., Campbell, P. & TePoel, D. (2020). Leveraging international partnerships for sport management programs and soccer brand expansion. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1823637.

Kim, Y.H., Nauright, J. & Suveatwatanakul, C. (2020). The rise of E-Sports and Potential for Post- COVID-19 Continued Growth. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1819695.

Nauright, J. & Wiggins, D. (2020). Sports entrepreneurs and the shaping of the SportsWorld. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1777717.

Althukhov, S., Morozov, B., Li, H. & Nauright, J. (2020). Roman Abramovich and his principles of management. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1747157.

Li, H. & Nauright, J. (2020). Wang Jianlin and Chinese investment in global sports. Sport in Society, DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1714207.

Li, H. & Nauright, J. (2021). The Chinese and South-East Asian sports world in the 2020s. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2021.1938398.

Selected Articles

Nite. C. & Nauright, J. (2019). Examining institutional work that perpetuates abuse in sport organizations. Sport Management Review. DOI: 10.1016/j.smr.2019.06.002.

Li, H., Nite, C., Weiller-Abels, K. & Nauright, J. (2019). The development of women’s professional ice hockey in China: leveraging international competition to change institutionalized gender norms. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2020.1696538

Altukhov, S., Li. H. & Nauright, J. (2019). Sport and doping from WADA’s monopoly to collective agreements and new models of anti-doping. Sport in Society DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2019.1656381.

Kim, M., Kim, Y., Park, J. & Nauright, J. (2019). Sport Event Tourists’ (SET’s) Behavior: A case Study of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. International Journal of Sport Marketing and Sponsorship. 21(2), 267-284.

Lawton, B. and Nauright, J. (2019). The globalization of the traditional Okinawan art of Shotokan Karate. Sport in Society. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2019.1617506.

Nauright, J. & Harris, L. (2019). SportsWorld in transition: Uncertain futures for local and global sport. Sport in Society. DOI 10.1080/17430437.2019.1666540.

Ageev, V., Altukhov, S., Li, H. & Nauright, J. (2018). Ice hockey in the metropolis: A supply and demand analysis for ice infrastructure use and planning in Moscow, Russia. Sport and Entertainment Review, 4(2), June

Altukhov, S. & Nauright, J. (2018). The new Cold War in sport: Implications of the Russian doping allegations for international relations and sport. Sport in Society, 21(8), 1120-1136. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2018.1442194.

Zipp, S. & Nauright, J. (2018). Levelling the playing field: Human capability approach and lived realities for sport and gender in the West Indies. Journal of Sport for Development, 6(10), 38-50.

Zhang, J., Mastromartino, B., Kim, E., Qian, Y. & Nauright, J. (2018). The sport industry in growing economies: Critical issues and challenges. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, 19(2), 110-126. DOI 10.1108/IJSMS-03-2018-0023.

Kim, Y., Li, H. & Nauright, J. (2018). A destination development by building a brand image and sport event tourism: A case study of Sports City USA. Sport in Society, 21(8), 1196-1203. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2018.1450718.

Li, H. & Nauright, J. (2018). Boosting ice hockey in China: Political economy, mega-events and community. Sport in Society, 21(8), 1185-1195. DOI: 10.1080/17430437.2018.1442198.

Batty, R., Palmer, F, Nauright, J. & Davies, J. (2018). The business of rugby in the Twenty-First Century. Journal of Global Sport Management. DOI: 10.1080/24704067.2018.1455152.

Giampiccoli, A. & Nauright, J. (2017). Beyond the reach of FIFA: Football and community "development" in rural South Africa, towards a politics of inclusion and sustainability. Soccer in Society. DOI: 10.1080/14660970.2017.1302937.

Nauright, J. & Pope, S.W. (2017). The 21st Century ‘Sports World’: Global markets, media and global impact. Sport in Society, 20(12), 1817-1820.

Villalon, C., Weiller-Abels, K. & Nauright, J. (2017). Critical feminist frames in U.S. Media Coverage of Female Olympians in Rio. Media Report to Women, 45 (4), 12-19.

Pope, S.W. & Nauright, J. (2016). Sporting rivalry and the emergence of consumer culture in the United States and Britain, 1900-1950. Comparative American Studies 14(3-4), 302-319.

Carton, B. & Nauright, J. (2015). “Last Zulu warrior standing”: Cultural legacies of racial stereotyping and embodied enthno-branding in postcolonial South Africa. International Journal of the History of Sport. 32(7), 876-898.

Giampiccoli, A., Lee, S. & Nauright, J. (2015). Destination South Africa: comparing global sports mega events and recurring localized sports events in South Africa for tourism and economic development. Current Issues in Tourism, 16(3), 229-248.

Nauright, J. (2014). On Neoliberal global sport and African bodies. Critical African Studies 6(2/3), 1-10.

Nauright, J. (2014). Sport and the neoliberal world order. Catalan Journal of Communication and Cultural Studies, 6(2), 279-286.

Nauright, J. (2014). Dangerous liaisons? Sport, politics, economics and events. Konrad Adenauer Foundation Journal, 9-16.

Strutner, M., Parrish, C. & Nauright, J. (2014). Making soccer ‘Major League’ in the USA and beyond: Major League Soccer’s first decade. Sport History Review, 45(1), 23-36.

Nauright, J. (2014). 'Sing a powerful song': The Saw Doctors, sports and singing Irish identities. Sport in Society, 17(2), 388-401.

Nauright, J. (2014). African women and sport: the state of play. Sport and Society, 17(4), 563-574.

Nauright, J. (2013). Selling nations to the world through sports: mega-events and nation branding as global diplomacy. Public Diplomacy Magazine, Winter, 22-27. 

Parrish, C. & Nauright, J. (2013). Futbol Cantitos: Negotiating masculinity in Argentina. Soccer and Society, 14(1), 1-19.

Nauright, J. & Ramfjord, J. (2010). Who owns England’s game? American professional sporting influences and foreign ownership in the Premier League. Soccer and Society, 11(4), 428-441.

Giampiccoli, A. & Nauright, J. (2010). Problems and prospects for community-based tourism in the New South Africa: The 2010 FIFA World Cup and beyond. African Historical Review, 42(1), 42-62.

Nauright, J. (2007). Rugby et identité nationale en Nouvelle-Zélande. STAPS: Revue internationale des sciences du sport et de l'éducation physiques, 78, 101-114.

Means, J. & Nauright, J. (2007). Going global: The NBA sets its sights on Africa. International Journal of Sport Marketing and Sponsorship, 9(1), 40-50.

Rickman, A. & Nauright, J. (2007). Globalization and the fitness industry: A case study of 24 Hour Fitness and its expansion into Asia, International Journal of Fitness. 3(2), 17-24.

Wheeler, K. & Nauright, J. (2006). A green game?: A global perspective on the environmental impact of golf. Sport in Society, 9(3), 427-443.

Nauright, J. (2006). From ‘Native Village’ to ‘Dark City’: population growth, class, politics and local administration in Alexandra Township, South Africa 1933-1943. Historia, 51(1), 87-116.

Nauright, J. (2005) White man’s burden revisited: race, sport and reporting the Hansie Cronje cricket crisis in South Africa and beyond. Sport History Review. 35(1), 61-75.

Keeler, B. & Nauright, J. (2005). Team Yao: Yao Ming, the NBA and selling sport to China. American Journal of Chinese Studies, 12(2), 203-218.

Reith, S. & Nauright, J. (2005). Ethics, economics and tourism: Myanmar as a case study. Tourism Recreation Research. 30 (2), 81-85.

Topp, D. & Nauright, J. (2004). Sport, community, class and religion: Rugby league and cultural identity in the Lockyer Valley, Queensland, Sporting Traditions, 21(1), 53-65.

Nauright, J. (2004). Global games: culture, political economy, and sport in the globalized world of the twenty-first century. Third World Quarterly, 25(7), 1325-1336.

Nauright, J. and White, P. (2002). Mediated nostalgia, community and nation: A case study of print media representations of the Canadian Football League in crisis and the demise of the Ottawa Rough Riders 1986-1996. Sport History Review, 33(2), 120-135.

Nauright, J. (2001). Obliterating history for leisured consumption: The new South Africa in the global sports and tourism order. Journal of Sport Tourism, 7(1), 31-38.

Nauright, J. (2000). ‘An experiment in native self-government’: The Alexandra Health Committee, the state and local politics, 1916-1933. South African Historical Journal, 43, 223-243.

Burroughs, A. & Nauright, J. (2000). Women, sport and embodiment in Australia and New Zealand. International Journal of the History of Sport, 17(2/3), 188-205.

Nauright, J. (1998). ‘The mecca of native scum’ and ‘A running sore of evil’: White Johannesburg and the Alexandra Township removal debate, 1935-45. African Historical Review, 30, 64-88.

Adair, D., Nauright, J. & Phillips, M. (1998). Playing fields to battlefields: The development of Australian sporting manhood in its imperial context, Journal of Australian Studies (Special Issue: Australian Masculinities: Men and Their Histories, ed. Clive Moore and Kay Saunders), 51-67.

Nauright, J. & Black, D. (1998). Sport, politics and power: Rugby, the Broederbond and the National Party during apartheid in South Africa. Sport History Review, 29(2), 192-211.

Nauright, J. & Phillips, M.G. (1997). Us and them: Australian professional sport and resistance to North American ownership and marketing models. Sport Marketing Quarterly, 6(1), 33-39.

Nauright, J. (1997). Muscular Islam and ‘Coloured’ rugby in Cape Town, South Africa. International Journal of the History of Sport, 14(1), 184-190.

White, P., Donnelly, P. & Nauright, J. (1997). Citizens, cities and sports teams. Policy Options, 18(3), 9- 12.

Nauright, J. (1996). ‘A besieged tribe’: Nostalgia, white cultural identity and the role of rugby in a changing South Africa. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 31(1), 63-77.

Nauright, J. & Broomhall, J. (1994). ‘A woman’s game’: The development of netball and a female sporting culture in New Zealand 1906-70. International Journal of the History of Sport, 11(3), 387-407.

Nauright, J. (1993). ‘Like fleas on a dog’: New Zealand and emerging protest against South African sport, 1965-74. Sporting Traditions, 10(1), 54-77.

Nauright, J. (1992). Sport and the image of colonial manhood in the British mind: British physical deterioration debates and colonial sporting tours, 1878-1906. Canadian Journal of History of Sport, 23(2), 54-71.

Nauright, J. (1991). Sport, manhood and empire: British responses to the New Zealand rugby tour of 1905. International Journal of the History of Sport, 8(2), 239-55.

Presentations

2021: Keynote address: 3rd International Scientific and Practical Online Conference “Health, Physical Education and Sport: Perspectives and Best Practices”, Borys Grinchenko University, Kiev, Ukraine.

2021: Roundtable Coordinator, 10th Annual American Conference of Academic Deans, Deans’ Institute. Change Management for People Who Hate Change. 20 January.

2020: Lead Keynote Speaker, Water Sports and Tourism International Forum. Qionghai city, Hainan Province; Host: Tourism, Culture and Sports Bureau of Hainan Province, China, 26 July.

2019: Public Forum Chair, Moderator and Speaker for the Themed Environments and Economic Development Forum. Lock Haven University, 12 December. 

2019: Invited Feature Panelist, Imperial Legacies of 1919 Conference. University of North Texas. Panel on Teaching Colonialism (funded), 19 April.

2018: Invited Feature Plenary Speaker, World Hockey Forum III, Moscow, Russia. Topic: National Strategies and Ice Hockey Youth Development in Asia-Pacific Countries, and The Kunlun Red Star Phenomenon as a Case Study for Hockey Growth in Asia (funded), 13-15 December.

2018: Invited Feature Plenary Speaker, International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) 35th World Congress of Sports Medicine, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Topic: Policy Implications of CTE and Concussion Research for Youth Sport Organization and Assessment, (funded) 12-15 September.

2018: Invited Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Sport, Events and Tourism at the American University of the Emirates, Dubai. Topic: Sport, Fitness and Health in the Twenty-First Century City, (funded) 30 April – 2 May.

2018: Invited Feature Panelist, Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Growth Panel, CFA Societies Texas Symposium, George W. Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center, 2943 SMU Boulevard, Dallas, TX. (funded), 23 February.

2017: Invited Feature Plenary Speaker, World Hockey Forum II, Moscow, Russia. Topic: Expanding Global Hockey Cultures, (funded) 15-16 December.

2017: Invited Feature Panelist, Rugby Business Executive Association Strategy 2020, San Diego, CA, 30 June. Topic: Major Markets and Youth Development in Communities.

2017: Invited Keynote Speaker, World in Union II Conference, Massey University, New Zealand, (funded) 29 June. Topic: The United States as a New Market for Rugby Union.

2017: Invited Keynote Speaker, Academy of Global Hospitality and Tourism Congress, Cheongju, South Korea, (funded), 27 May. Topic: Sports Events in the 21st Century City.

2017: Invited Feature Presentation, TAFISA (World Sport for All Association) Summit/ Workshop on Active Cities (PASS), Frankfurt, Germany, 20 April. Topic: Sports City USA: Frisco, Texas as a New US Model for an Active City.

2017: Invited Feature Plenary Speaker, Foundation Congress and Meeting of World Leisure Sports Organization, Macao, China, (funded) 12 April. Topic: Cities and Leisure Sports in the 21st Century.

2016: Invited Feature Speaker, World Hockey Forum, Moscow, Russia. Sponsored by the International Ice Hockey Federation. Topic: Ice Hockey and New Markets in the USA, (funded) 15 December.

2016: Invited Plenary Keynote Speaker, European College of Sports Science Annual Congress, Vienna, Austria. Topic: Sports Across Boundaries, (funded) 9 July.

2016: Invited Inaugural Keynote Speaker, International Science and Football Conference, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. Topic: Football Development/Development through Football: Global and Local Challenges. (funded) 24 March.

2016: Invited Feature Panelist and Speaker. Adopting a Zero Tolerance Approach on Discrimination in Sport: Ensuring Equality, Promoting Inclusion for All. Public Policy Exchange, London, UK (funded) 9 February.

2015: Invited Feature Panelist and Expert Speaker, Fifth Annual Sport & Events Tourism Exchange, Protea Hotel Fire and Ice, Menlyn Tshwane, South Africa (funded). 27-29 October. Report on conference available in Golf Business News.

2015: Cold War States and Sporting Systems. Seminar of the Woodrow Wilson Center Cold War and Sport Project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. New York University. Topic: Sport, the State and Cold War Politics: The Case of Apartheid South Africa (funded), 23 October.

2015: Hastings Borough Council and Heritage Lottery Commission, Hastings, East Sussex, England. Presentation: Hastings Heritage: Retelling the Story of 1066 (with Dr Deborah Madden), (funded). 28 July.

2015: Invited Keynote Speaker, Trinidad and Tobago International Sport Conference "Sport as a Business: A Gateway to Sustainability". Conference of the Caribbean Sport and Development Agency. Hyatt Hotel, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Topic: Sport Governance, Organisation and Business in the Caribbean (funded). 16 June.

2015: World Football Forum, Moscow, Russia. Topic: China and Global Football (funded), 11 June.

2015: First European Sport Tourism Conference, Sport, Tourism and Media in an Interconnected World, Keynote Address and Conference Chair, 2nd European Sport Tourism Forum. Limerick, Ireland (funded). 15 May.

2015: Invited University Lecture: Shanghai University of Sport. Topic: The European Sports Industry and Sport Business Management Education (funded).

2015: Global Football Business Summit, Shanghai University of Sport. 5 May (funded). Co- host, organiser, feature presenter. Topic: Competitive Balance, Sustainability and Sport Marketing Success: Comparing European and North American Models in Professional Team Sports (funded).

2015: Inaugural Professorial Lecture, University of Brighton (funded) 29 April. Title: SportsWorld: Shaping a Global Dreamscape.

2015: Invited Feature Speaker. Cold Water Island Tourism Conference, Isle of Arran, Scotland (funded), 17-19 March. Topic: Where North America Meets Europe: Tourism Branding and Marketing of Newfoundland, Canada.

2015: Invited Workshop Leader. Cold Water Island Tourism Conference, Isle of Arran, Scotland (funded), 17-19 March. Topic: Sport and the Outdoors.

2015: Invited Public Lectures Seoul National University & Ulsan University, Korea. Title: Beyond the Sport-Media-Tourism Complex (funded).

2014: Invited Feature Lecturer, International Academy of Sport Law, 20th Congress, Athens, Greece. December.

2014: Invited Feature Panelist, Public Forum to open the Centre of Sport Policy Research, University of Birmingham, UK (funded). Sport, Politics, Policy and Society. 3 December.

2014: Invited Feature Panelist, Sport in Society Conference, London. 19 November.

2014: Invited Keynote Speaker, Latin American Association of Sports Studies (ALESDE) 4th Biennial Congress, Bogota, Colombia, 23 October. Topic: Saving Global Sport from itself.

2014: Invited Feature Speaker, The Future of the Olympic Games. Oxford University, 3 September. Topic: Alternative Models for a Sustainable Olympic Games with a Level Playing Field.

2014: Invited Public Lecture, Center for International Sport Management, University of Georgia, USA, 25 August. Topic: The European Sport Marketplace (funded). Part 1 | Part 2.

2014: Invited Speaker, Sport and Postcolonialism, a Routledge Special Issue Topic Workshop, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 5 June (funded). Sport, Ethnobranding, Heritage and the White Zulu: Lance Klusener and Cricket Marketing in the New South Africa.

2014: Invited Panelist, Inaugural European Forum for Sport, Tourism and Events. W2 (Keith Wood) and Bord Failte, Limerick, Ireland, 16 May (funded).

2013: Burris F. Husman Memorial Annual Lecture, University of Maryland, 26 April (funded). Topic: Thoughts on Sport, “Development” and Neoliberal Capitalism.

2012: Feature Seminar Speaker, Mulier Institute Seminar, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, 17 February (funded). Title: Sports, Bodies, and Cultures.

2012: Invited Sociology and Public Policy Research Seminars, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University, England, 13-16 February (funded). Titles: Creating International Learning Opportunities for Students and Embodied Identities: Perspectives on Sport and Race.

2011: Invited Keynote Speaker, Women and Sport in Africa Seminar, Oxford University, Oxford, England, 7 March (funded). Title: Women, Sports and Societies in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa.

2010: Invited Feature Speaker, Futures of Sport Management Seminar, Haaga-Helia University, Vierumäki, Finland. 20-21 November (funded). Global Sports Marketing.

2010: Invited Keynote Address, European Association for Sport Management, 18th Annual Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 17 September (funded). Title: Bridges and barriers: Problems and prospects for global and the local in sport management.

2010: Feature Public Panel Speaker, Beyond Boundaries International Conference, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, 17 July (funded). Title: Reflections on the 2010 FIFA World Cup and South African Society.

2010: Invited Address, Exercise and Sport Sciences & Athletics Symposium: “Youth Sport Specialization: Is it Too Much, Too Soon?” Colby-Sawyer College, New Hampshire, USA, March (funded). Title: Global Perspectives on Youth and Sport.

2010: Invited Feature Speaker, Visualizing the Game: Global Perspectives on Football in Africa International Conference, University of Basel, Switzerland. 29 January (funded).

2009: Invited Panellist and Feature Speaker, International Association of Sport Economists Conference, Stellenbosch, South Africa. 3 December. Topic: Legacies and Limitations of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on Africa and South African Economies.