Worlds of Football III Conference 20-22 January at Vic Uni


Event: Worlds of Football III Conference


Please be reminded of details of the forthcoming ‘Worlds of Football III: Football Codes in the Asian Century’ conference, which is sponsored by Victoria University’s Institute for Sport, Exercise and Active Living, and backed by a number of partners and supporters including Human Kinetics and the Australian Society for Sports History.  This academic conference commences with a forum at 5.30 pm on the evening of Tuesday, 20 January 2015, at the State Library of Victoria, and is followed by two full days of papers on Wednesday and Thursday, 21-22 January 2015, at the Footscray Park campus of Victoria University.

Please note that the opening session of the conference is a free public event consisting of a panel session and forum featuring the following speakers:

DAY 1: Tuesday, 20 January 2015

5:00pm – 5:30pm, Registration of Delegates in foyer of Seminar Room One, State Library of Victoria, corner of Swanston Street and La Trobe Streets (entry off La Trobe Street, Melbourne)


Session 1: Panel Discussion and Public Forum – ‘Football Codes in the Asian Century: Understanding the Past and Predicting the Future for Players, Teams, Clubs, Officials and Fans’
Time and VenueSeminar Room One, State Library of Victoria, Corner of Swanston Street and La Trobe Street, Melbourne


5:30pm – 7:00pm

Chair·         Brent McDonald – Victoria University, Australia


1.      Satoshi Shimizu – University of Tsukuba, Japan

2.      Jennifer Curtin – University of Auckland, New Zealand

3.      Matthew Klugman – Victoria University, Australia

4.      Seongsik Cho – Hanyang University, Korea


Conference delegates, their guests and members of the public are welcome to attend the forum.  However, for catering purposes all attendees at the forum must register at the following link:

Other details about the conference, including the draft program, profiles of the keynote speakers, and how to register if you wish to be a delegate on Days 2 and 3, are available at the following link:

All correspondence about the conference should be directed to Brent McDonald at [email protected].


  1. Stuart Davis says

    So the Almanac has become advertising space??!!

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