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Early Bird Tickets Offer Ends Soon, Gingko Library - British Institute of Persian Studies Conference on 1906 Iran Revolution and the Narratives of the Enlightenment, Sept 14-16, London

Gingko Library - British Institute of Persian Studies Conference:

Iran's Constitutional Revolution of 1906 and the Narratives of the Enlightenment


Date: 14 - 16 September
Place: British Academy, London
Co-Conveners: Prof. Ali Ansari (British Institute of Persian Studies)
& Dr Barbara Schwepcke (Gingko Library)

CfP: Soccer as an Instrument of Nation-building

"Some people believe football is a matter of life and death; I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.”

The statement by former FC Liverpool manager Bill Shankly proved true when the European Championship qualifying match in Belgrade on October 14th, 2014 between Serbia and Albania had to be cut short after a drone carrying the flag of “greater Albania” was flown over the stadium by Albanian nationalists, provoking violence between players on both sides.