Papers & presentations

Some of the papers listed below have been published in the special issue of the scientific ICSSPE Bulletin, June 2008.

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup™ and HIV/AIDS. Football and sex belong together. T. Vergani, University of the Western Cape, HIV & AIDS programme, Republic of South Africa. Presentation.
  • 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Cape Town and the Western Cape. Dr. L. Platzky (Deputy Director General, Western Cape Government), Republic of South Africa. Presentation.
  • Assessing Development of the 2010.Soccer World Cup Cora Burnett, Department of Sport and Movement Studies, University of Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa. Paper (figure 1, figure 2)& presentation.
  • The Impact of Mega Events. Derek Casey, Interim Chief Executive, Glasgow 2014, Commonwealth Games, Scotland. Presentation.
  • The Impact of Mega Sport Events on Development Goals. Stefan A. Howells, SCORE, Republic of South Africa. Presentation.
  • The Impact of Mega Sport Events. Kelly Fairweather, CEO of Stellenbosch University Sports Performance Institute, Republic of South Africa. Paper & presentation.
  • The Impact of Mega Sport Events. The 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and developmental goals. Dr. Jim Parry, Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds, UK. Presentation.
  • The Impact of Mega Sports Events on the social fabric of developing communities. "Dreamfields": Exploiting the potential of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ to impact positively on South African society. Denver J. Hendricks, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa. Paper & presentation.
  • Mega Events as a Response to Poverty Reduction: the 2010 FIFA World Cup and its Urban Development Implications. Udesh Pillay and Orli Bass, Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), Republic of South Africa. Paper.
  • Mega Sports Events: Catalysts for Structural Social Interventions. Response to 'Sports initiatives for the socially deprived youth in Flanders (Belgium): the impact of Euro 2000 on the 'Neighbourhood Sports Project of Mechelen'' by Marc Theeboom. Frank van Eekeren, Utrecht University, Utrecht School of Governance (USG),The Netherlands. Paper.
  • Mega Sports Events and Community Health and Wellness: The Case for Investing in Youth. Dr. Inonge M. Kamungoma-Dada BSc. HB; MBChB; MA; APR. UNFPA, Republic of South Africa. Presentation.
  • Reframing the urban development implications of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Response to 'Mega-events as a Response to Poverty Reduction: the 2010 FIFA World Cup and its Development Implications' by Udesh Pillay and Orli Bass. Frank van Eekeren, Utrecht University, Utrecht School of Governance (USG), The Netherlands. Paper.
  • Resident Perceptions of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Stadia Development in Cape Town. Dr Kamilla Swart (Cape Peninsula University of Technology), Prof Urmilla Bob (University of KwaZulu-Natal-Westville Campus), Republic of South Africa. Paper.
  • South Africa 2010: economic scope and limits. Swantje Allmers and Wolfgang Maennig, University of Hamburg, Faculty Economics and Social Sciences, Germany. Paper & presentation.
  • Sports and Development: An Economic Perspective on the Impact of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Jo Swinnen and Thijs Vandemoortele, LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. Paper & Presentation.
  • Sports initiatives for socially deprived youth in Flanders (Belgium): the impact of Euro 2000 on the 'Neighbourhood Sports Project of Mechelen'. Marc Theeboom, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) - Department of Sport Policy and Management, Belgium. Paper & presentation.
  • The social significance of sport. Professor Paul De Knop, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Paper.
  • Translating impacts into development: what pointers from scholarship? Scarlett Cornelissen, University of Stellenbosch. Presentation.
  • The World Cup and social cohesion. Bread and circuses or bread and butter? Too many coats of convenience hanging on too many conceptually loose pegs. Professor Fred Coalter, University of Stirling, Scotland. Presentation.

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