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The conference begins with registration at 10am and ends at 4.30pm.

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Times and locations of activities
Time and locationSession and location

10-10.15am

Location: The Spark, Solent University

ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION

10.15-10.30am

Location: TS515 

WELCOME
Dr Mark Turner and Dr David Webber, Solent University

10.30-11.15am

Location: TS515

KEYNOTE
Men Football Fans Attitudes in a 'New Age' of Women's Sport: Tackling Sexism and Misogyny
Dr Stacey Pope, Durham University

11.15-11.30am

BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS

11.30am-12.45pm

Location: TS515

PARALLEL SESSION A
Football, Politics and Governance (15 mins per paper and 5 mins Q&A)
Chair: Mark Turner

From restricted team clashes, to Russia's suspension in international football: Analysis of new trends in the interconnection between politics and football
Mical Kobierecki and Anna Kobierecki, University of Lodz
(Online)

Rewriting the future: Alternatives to 'the present' (and presence of) capitalist realism in elite European football
David Webber, Solent University
(In person)

Against the European Super League: Reading this critical juncture for English and European football
Mark Turner, Solent University
(In person)

A change in the balance of power: English football following the Fan-Led Review
Richard Irving, Birkbeck University
(In person)

11.30am-12.45pm

Location: TS501

PARALLEL SESSION B
Discrimination, Sustainability and Football Finance (15 mins per paper and 5 mins Q&A)
Chair: Stacey Pope

At the end of the day, we haven't got a choice: Barriers to inclusion in English football fandom for disabled people
Connor Penfold, Ulster University
(In person)

Antisemitism in British Football: Examining Good Practice in Anti-Discrimination Educational Initiatives
Bonita Lunn, Oxford Brookes
(Online)

How Green is my Club?
Colm Hickey, Solent University
(In person)

The other ISL: Analysing the finances of the Indian Super League (football) and its franchises
Sarthak Mondal, Sheffield Hallam University
(In person)

12.45-1.45pm

LUNCH

1.45-3pm

Location: TS515

PARALLEL SESSION C
Fan Politics, Engagement and Social Movements (15 mins per paper and 5 mins Q&A)
Chair: David Webber

The Future of Fan Engagement
Kevin Rye, UCFB/Think Fan Engagement
(In person)

The Possibilities and Pitfalls to Web 3.0 and the Metaverse: The future of fan engagement in football
Mohammed Seedat and David Weale, UCFB
(In person)

More agentic or more communal? Women and their engagement in football fandom
Radoslaw Kossakowski and Tomasz Besta, University of Gdansk
(Online)

The Moral Economoy of the English (Football) Crowd in the 21st Century
Danny Fitzpatrick, Aston University and Paddy Hoey, Liverpool John Moores University
(Online)

1.45-3pm

Location: TS501

PARALLEL SESSION D
Football Education and Development (15 mins per paper and 5 mins Q&A)
Chair: Colm Hickey

Case study of a grassroots football league: An analysis of stakeholders' perceptions use of public funding to sustain physical activity delivery in the community
Anees Ikramullah, University of Westminster
(In person)

Exploring the role of football-based intervention programmes to reduce reoffending: the Twinning Project
Linus Peitz, University of Kent
(In person)

Why do clubs invest in youth academies?
Thijs Velema, National Taipei University in Taiwan
(Online)

A Football Education: Informal Schooling through Immersion in Working-Class Football Culture
Gary Poynton, Birmingham City University
(In person)

3-3.15pm

BREAK AND REFRESHMENTS

3.15-4pm

JOINT KEYNOTE

Lessons from Paris 2022 (Champions League final): The future securitisation of major football events
(Online)

Presented by Dr Joel Rookwood, University College Dublin, and Dr Jan Ludbigsen, Liverpool John Moores University

Followed by a roundtable discussion Q&A. 

4pm

CONFERENCE CLOSE

4.30pm

POST-CONFERENCE DRINKS

Location: Belgium and Blues, Guildhall Square, Southampton, SO14 7DW 

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