There are still places available for the FURD interim conference: Football – A shared sense of belonging? on Friday 9th September from 10am-4pm at The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield S1 4FW.
This event is part of a three year research project designed to increase our understanding about how cultural activities, such as football and sport more widely, can benefit new arrivals to this country in achieving a sense of mutual belonging.
It is free of charge and we welcome attendance from anyone who wants to learn more about these issues or feel they have something to contribute.
The provisional running order is as follows:
10:00 Registration (tea & coffee provided)
10:30 Dr. Steven Bradbury – Institute of Youth Sport, Loughborough University
10:50 City of Sanctuary – Myth-busting exercises
11:10 Chris Stone – Lead Researcher, FURD
11:30 Tea/Coffee break
11:45 World United – Intercultural football team based in Belfast
12:00 Iraqi Forever – Sheffield based football team formed by Iraqi refugees
12:15 DEWA – Development and Empowerment for Women’s Advancement
12:30 Football supporters from refugee backgrounds
13:00 Lunch and networking
15:00 Tea/Coffee break
15:30 Closing remarks
For more information or to register your interest contact Asim on
email@example.com or alternatively call 0114 2553156.