School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

PhD opportunities

Billy Graeff

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Billy Graeff Bastos is a Brazilian lecturer at the Federal University of Rio Grande (FURG), where he is responsible for courses such as Sociology of Sports, Football, Work Relationships and Sports, besides Internship programs. He took his MRes in the Human Movement Sciences Post Graduation Program at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS);the title of his thesis was LIFESTYLE AND SOCIAL TRAJECTORIES OF SKATEBOARDERS: FROM THE "NEIGHBORHOOD" TO THE "RUN".

Project information
Problematising fifa world cup 2014: political economy, symbolic economy and the city

The project aims to organize research on the economic and symbolic construction of the 2014 FIFA World Cup– Brazil and its relationship with the urban. It will be situated in the context of a discussion about sports as a contemporary social phenomenon.