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April 2021

The Olympic Games: Peaceful Internationalism or Nationalist Competition?

April 29, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until April 30, 2021

featuring Matthew Andrews, Associate Teaching Professor of History With the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to begin in Tokyo a year later than scheduled, this seminar will explore the complex relationship between the Olympic Movement and global politics. By focusing on a handful of the more significant Olympiads, this seminar will consider the paradox of an event that was created to celebrate human commonality, while requiring athletes to compete as representatives of different nations. Join sports historian Matt Andrews as…

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The Olympic Games: Peaceful Internationalism or Nationalist Competition?

April 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until April 30, 2021

featuring Matthew Andrews, Associate Teaching Professor of History With the 2020 Summer Olympic Games set to begin in Tokyo a year later than scheduled, this seminar will explore the complex relationship between the Olympic Movement and global politics. By focusing on a handful of the more significant Olympiads, this seminar will consider the paradox of an event that was created to celebrate human commonality, while requiring athletes to compete as representatives of different nations. Join sports historian Matt Andrews as…

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