Sunday, October 18, 2020

Join the #FootballPeople Festival - Register for Free!

#FootballPeople Festival

#FootballPeople Festival

Five days, Twelve sessions 50+ speakers

#FootballPeople Festival

Next week sees the kick-off of the first-ever #FootballPeople Festival of Ideas. Featuring big sporting names, leading experts, and activists from across sport.

Festival sessions will cover some of the big social issues in sport including Athlete activism in the wake of Black Lives Matter; The future of women's football; The intersection of LGBTIQ+ and race; Refugees and football; the absence of Black coaches in football; New voices in sports journalism; and events on German football; Race and Brazil; the Balkans; and Latin America.

The week kicks off with a look at The Future of Women's Football and insights on Football, Nationalism and the Balkans.


On Tuesday we ask Where Are The Black Coaches? and feature a discussion with current WNBA player and social activist Renee Montgomery and former NFL defensive end Michael Sam on the New Era of Athlete Activism.

Register for your FREE ticket to these sessions and many more HERE.

Women's Football
Women's Football
Football & The Balkans
Football & The Balkans

Where are the black coaches
Where are the black coaches
Activism
Activism

Festival speakers include: US international Crystal Dunn; Renee Montgomery of the WNBA; Justin Morrow of the US Black Players for Change; writers Musa Okwonga and Shireen Ahmed; Colombian international Melissa Ortiz; Aline Pellegrino of Brazil; journalist Marion Reimers; former NFL star Michael Sam; Dutch TV personality Humberto Tan; US football expert Grant Wahl; among many others.

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