Press release — 21 October 2013
On 24 October 2013 Dr. Andrey Makarychev, visiting professor at the University of Tartu and Dr. Alexandra Yatsyk from the University of Kazan, Russia, will give a public lecture on
Global Sports, International Norms and World Politics
The lecture will take place from 12:00-14:00 at the faculty of Social Sciences, Lossi 36, room 306.
The lecture will addresss ports mega-events from the viewpoint of glocalization, i.e. meeting points of global normative trends, on the one hand, and regional / urban strategies of branding and identity-making, on the other. In its empirical part, the lecture will focus on experiences of Euro-2012 (Ukraine) and Universiade-2013 (Kazan).
Dr. Alexandra Yatsyk is Associate Professor at the Department of Journalism, Institute of Mass Communication & Social Sciences, at the University of Kazan. Her research focuses on sociology of urban transformations, civil society engagement in contestation of urban spaces, cultural dimensions of mega-events, local identity discourses and gender studies. For more information, see: http://www.lektorium.tv/speaker/?id=3193