Footballers Have Feelings Too

Spoken Word (science, talk)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre (Venue 7)
  • 13:30
  • Aug 17, 24
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Fair Pley / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings: All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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And we can learn from them. Across the globe, many footballers and other athletes have actively engaged with issues related to peace, racism and social inequities. These voices not only highlight important social and political topics, but also make the school curriculum feel more relevant to pupils – especially some working class students who are not fully participating in their education. Come hear from Dr Neil Speirs (The University of Edinburgh) about how sport for development is used in practice. Can football really bring about positive social and political change? Have your say!

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