International Centre for
Sports Studies

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Thu. 23 February 2012

Sports Heritage Network Conference – Thursday 19th April 2012

The CIES academic partners at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, have joined forces with the Sports Heritage Network, Lord’s Cricket Ground, the University of Southampton and the Twickenham World Rugby Museum to host a special one-day conference at Lord’s, London, to examine contemporary and historical issues in sport with speakers drawn from the academic, sporting and museum worlds. Confirmed speakers for the event include the Rt Hon. Sir Menzies Campbell MP, former Zimbabwe international cricketer Henry Olonga, former England cricketer and now journalist for The Times Ed Smith, Historian Dr David Kynaston and Director of the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, Professor Tony Collins. The former Olympic Triple Jump Champion and CIES/FIFA Master 2011-2012 course Patron, Jonathan Edwards CBE, will also deliver the conference opening address.


For further information and ticket information, please visit the Lord’s website at:,1547,AR.html

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