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A Global History of Football (HI2B5): Timetable

Week

Topic and Activity

1

It’s just a game?: Theorising football and sport more generally (lecture and seminar)

2

‘The People’s Game’: Football becomes a mass sport (2 hour seminar)

3

Football and the Media (2 hour seminar)

4

Women and football (2 hour seminar)

5

‘I’m ……. till I die’: Fan culture (2 hour seminar)

‘Fever Pitch’ (1997) (film showing)

6

Reading Week (no lecture or seminar)

7

Football Against the Enemy: From local derbies to war (2 hour seminar)

8

Football under the Dictators (2 hour seminar)

9

The Sky’s the limit: Football and neo-liberalism, migration, global reach (2 hour seminar)

10

The rise and fall and rise of Leamington FC: Non-league football in a global world (2 hour seminar)

Leamington FC