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Next Urban Salon event: An anatomy of resistance: the popular committees of the World Cup in Brazil


Monday 23 March, 5-7pm
Venue: Graham Wallace Room, 5th Floor, Old Building, LSE (See Maps and Directions)


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Christopher Gaffney (University of Zurich)

Abstract: This talk will explore the formation, composition and political actions of the Comits Populares da Copa (CPC), Popular Committees of the World Cup, that formed in twelve Brazilian cities in anticipation of the 2014 World Cup. The CPC was the largest network of resistance movements ever assembled for a sports mega-event and contributed to the discourse of resistance and radical street actions that marked the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. Each of the twelve nuclei was independent of the others but communicated and coordinated through an umbrella organisation called the Articulao Nacional dos Comits Populares da Copa (ANCoP), National Articulation of Popular Committees for the World Cup.

Discussants:
Chair:
Hyun Shin (LSE)


 

 

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