Gostaríamos de convidá-l@s a enviar propostas de comunicações para a Secção 2.2 “Futebol e política: transculturação e transformação no mundo da língua portuguesa”, do “Espaços, fronteiras e passagens no mundo de língua portuguesa“, em Augsburg, na Alemanha, de 11 a 14 de setembro de 2019.
On February 26, 2019, the Football Scholars Forum welcomed historian Todd Cleveland for a discussion of his book, Following the Ball: The Migration of African Soccer Players across the Portuguese Colonial Empire, 1949-1975. An audio recording of the session is available here.
Over the last century, the impact of football on German-speaking cultures has been manifold. The game has influenced the arts, political debates on topics such as sexual identity, national pride, and race, and has contributed to the construction of cultural memories and national narratives. Moreover, (theatrical) performance has become crucial to football’s aesthetics as an event sport that involves fans, media, players, and coaches.
Blog post written by Dr. Agbenyega Adedze