Gender Diversity and Sport: Interdisciplinary perspectives on increasing inclusivity
16 May 2022, International House, Loughborough University
Join members of the Loughborough University Gender and Sport mini-CDT for the launch of their new book showcasing their work and that of other national and international scholars. With commentary from the Editors, contributors, scholarly reviewers, and trans inclusion advocate this event will discuss the complexities of barriers to inclusive access to sport and physical activity, and discusses how sport, and society, can move forward beyond the gender binary, in both theory and practice.
12.00-12.45pm Networking Lunch
12.45-1.05pm Welcome to Festival of Ideas: Transitions
Prof Marsha Meskimmon IAS Director, Dr Ines Varela-Silva, Dr Gemma Witcomb,
Dr Rachael Grew and Professor Hilary Robinson (Loughborough University)
1.05-1.25pm Welcome to the Book Launch
Professor Chris Harwood Sport and Exercise Beacon Lead, Dr Gemma Witcomb
and Prof Elizabeth Peel (Loughborough University)
1.25-1.55pm Legal Barriers to Increasing Inclusivity for Trans Athletes
Dr Seema Patel (Nottingham Trent University)
1.55-2.25pm Representing Diverse Genders in Sports Media
Dr Gabriel Knott-Fayle (Leeds Beckett University)
2.40-3.10pm Lived Experiences of Trans Sports People
Verity Smith (Mermaids)
3.10-3.40pm Title TBC
Dr Adam White (Oxford Brookes University)
3.40-4.10pm Title TBC (video)
Professor Vikki Krane (Bowling Green State University)
4.10-4.40pm Panel Discussion + Close
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- Kieran Teasdale
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