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The 2020 Global Sport Research Conference (ReCon) was a virtual gathering of researchers worldwide held to listen, present and connect on current work and findings, on July 22, 2020.
The theme was ‘exploring edgework and risk taking in sport’ with presentations from Arizona State University’s Global Sport Institute researchers and University of Brighton Sport and Leisure Cultures research group on areas within sport and social sciences.
The flow of the presentations purposely guides the viewer through to examine edgework and risk taking as it pertains to race, gender, identity, public space and property, community, and violence.
(1:49) Scott Brooks welcomes attendees to the 2020 Global Sport Research Conference, presented by the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University and University of Brighton Sport and Leisure Cultures research group.
(21:48) Black Lives Matter and English soccer: thinking, acting and resisting across space and time
By: Daniel Burdsey, PhD, School of Sport and Service Management, University of Brighton
(29:54) Can’t Have Too Many: How Black American male professional basketball players are perceived, characterized, and treated by East European coaches
By: Scott Brooks, PhD, Director of Research, Global Sport Institute
& Anastasiya Khomutova, PhD, Senior Lecturer, University of Brighton
(20:14) Mixed-Gendered Plus Sport Programs: A Bottom-Up Approach to Gender Reconstruction in the Sport for Development Movement
By: Rachel Lofton, Graduate Researcher, Global Sport Institute
(23:30) You Had to Be There: Fans' National Identity in Shared Spaces at the Rio 2016 Olympics
By: Luke Brenneman, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Global Sport Institute
(24:04) Parkour, conviviality and the negotiation of urban space
By: Paul Gilchrist, PhD, Principal Lecturer in Human Geography, School of Environment & Technology, University of Brighton
(23:52) Violence, Communities, and the Constitution of the Self through 'Edgework' in Mixed Martial Arts
By: Alex Channon, PhD, Principal Lecturer in Human Geography, School of Environment & Technology, University of Brighton
(2:06) Closing thoughts on the research presentations from Anastasiya Khomutova, University of Brighton