Sport et relations internationales
 
 
02.04.2021
Globalised Sport: The Challenges of Governance
by Estelle E. Brun, Research Associate at IRIS
 
 
02.04.2021
In March 2021, the Institute of International ad Strategic Affairs (IRIS) published a report entitled “Sport mondialisé : les défis de la gouvernance”, co-authored with Carole Gomez and Pascal Boniface. The article below is an English translation of the paper’s executive summary. Since the end of the 20th century, globalised...
 
 
29.03.2021
Est-ce que ces actions sont utiles ? « Je considère qu’elles sont relativement efficaces puisque cela permet d’attirer l’attention sur la situation. Il y avait eu des enquêtes publiées il y a quelques années sur la situation des droits humains et notamment des droits des salariés sur les chantiers au Qatar...
 
 
26.03.2021
Soft Power Songs: PSG, Rap and the State of Qatar
By Professor Simon Chadwick, Professor and Director of Eurasian Sport at EMlyon, and Dr Paul Widdop, Associate Professor of Sport at Manchester Metropolitan University
 
 
26.03.2021
By Professor Simon Chadwick, Professor and Director of Eurasian Sport at EMlyon, and Dr Paul Widdop, Associate Professor of Sport at Manchester Metropolitan University
The last time Glastonbury took place, in pre-pandemic 2019, a highlight of the music festival was the appearance of British rapper Dave on the ‘Other Stage’. During his performance, he beckoned a fifteen-year old onto the stage to join him in a rendition of what remains Dave’s best-known track –...
 
 
24.03.2021
Sport mondialisé : les défis de la gouvernance
 
 
23.03.2021
Interview de Carole Gomez - Caviar Magazine
Dans une étude publiée le 23 février, The Guardian fait état de 6500 travailleurs immigrés morts sur les chantiers de la Coupe du monde. Le Qatar semble pourtant minimiser ces chiffres, quel bilan peut-on en tirer du point de vue du non-respect des droits de l’homme ? Il y a...
 
 
19.03.2021
Qatar and the FIFA World Cup 2022: Why is the event controversial?
Interview with Danyel Reiche, Visiting Associate Professor at Georgetown University Qatar, led by Professor Simon Chadwick from emlyon business school
 
 
19.03.2021
Interview with Danyel Reiche, Visiting Associate Professor at Georgetown University Qatar, led by Professor Simon Chadwick from emlyon business school
GeoSport, created by IRIS and EM Lyon, is a home for intelligent, value-adding content on geopolitics and sport, providing informed, expert analyses onf contemporary issues. The key focus of the content will be around diplomacy; international relations; nation branding; politics and soft power, and the link of these areas...
 
 
15.03.2021
Dubai Tennis Championships: Where Sports & Politics Collide
A Baseline Media video in partnership with GeoSport. Tennis in Dubai has risen almost as quickly as the skyscrapers that characterise this city state. Indeed, the sport has become inevitably and inextricably linked with business, politics and socio-cultural developments. Yet some question the motives underpinning Dubai's investment in sport and what this means for tennis. In this film, Simon Chadwick examines who and what is being served-up by the world's biggest racquet sport.
 
 
12.03.2021
Passing on the Torch: Grassroots Opposition to Olympic Bids through the case of No Boston Olympics 2021
Interview with Chris Dempsey, co-Founder of No Boston Olympics, co-Author of No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch. Conducted by Estelle Brun, Research Associate at IRIS
 
 
12.03.2021
Passing on the Torch: Grassroots Opposition to Olympic Bids through the case of No Boston Olympics 2021
Interview with Chris Dempsey, co-Founder of No Boston Olympics, co-Author of No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch. Conducted by Estelle Brun, Research Associate at IRIS
 
 
05.03.2021
Sport-Tech Diplomacy: The Case of Israel
By Dr. Yoav Dubinsky, Instructor of Sports Business in the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon
 
 
05.03.2021
By Dr. Yoav Dubinsky, Instructor of Sports Business in the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon
Since the 1967 Six Days War, in which Israel tripled its size including occupying the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the image of the country has significantly deteriorated. After Israel’s independence in 1948, the country enjoyed a positive reputation of being framed as “David” – an unlikely story of a...
 
 
02.03.2021
By Anton Klischewski, founder of the Project PRESFUL, Sports & Sustainability Consultant for the initiative ‘Sport Trades Fair’ and the Berlin-based football club ‘FC Internationale 1980’
  A hat trick in ice hockey, when a player scores three goals in a single game, culminates in the National Hockey League with fans throwing hats onto the ice from the stands. Another sort of hat trick occurred between 15 and 17 January 2021 and included the following sponsors...
 
 
02.03.2021
As Cold as Ice: about the Relationship between Sport, Human Rights and Economic Considerations in Belarus
By Anton Klischewski, founder of the Project PRESFUL, Sports & Sustainability Consultant for the initiative ‘Sport Trades Fair’ and the Berlin-based football club ‘FC Internationale 1980’
 
 
26.02.2021
La décennie 2010 a marqué un tournant majeur dans le développement du sport au féminin. Mais alors que le développement de la féminisation repose sur la pratique sportive et sur sa médiatisation, le sport au féminin s’est trouvé, depuis un an, lourdement affecté par le contexte de la pandémie. Privées...
 
 
26.02.2021
By Prof. Simon Chadwick, Professor and Director of Eurasian Sport at EMlyon
When Argentinian player Carlos Tevez signed for Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua at the end of 2016, it marked perhaps the most significant episode in what, at the time, seemed to be a booming market for football. Tevez’s salary (reportedly worth upwards of euro €670,000 per week) has become...
 
 
26.02.2021
China’s Championing of Football makes State led U-Turn for home
By Prof. Simon Chadwick, Professor and Director of Eurasian Sport at EMlyon
 
 
24.02.2021
By Dr. Seungbum Lee, Professor in the Department of Management of the College of Business Administration at the University of Akron, Fellow for the China Soccer Observatory (CSO) of Asia Research Institute at University of Nottingham
While not pigeonholing a scientific definition, the term of geopolitics has not been unfamiliar to Koreans. This is due to South Korea’s geographic location with neighbouring China, Japan, Russia, North Korea, and the decades of a close economic, political, and military relationship with the United States within the Korean peninsula....
 
 
24.02.2021
Korean esports ecosystem and its practical implications from a geopolitical framework
By Dr. Seungbum Lee, Professor in the Department of Management of the College of Business Administration at the University of Akron, Fellow for the China Soccer Observatory (CSO) of Asia Research Institute at University of Nottingham
 
 
19.02.2021
Interview with Jules Boykoff, author of four books on the Olympic Games, conducted by Estelle E. Brun, research associate at IRIS
Interview with Jules Boykoff, author of four books on the Olympic Games, most recently NOlympians: Inside the Fight Against Capitalist Mega-Sports in Los Angeles, Tokyo, and Beyond (Fernwood 2020) and Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics (Verso 2016). His work has appeared in academic journals like the International Review for the Sociology of...
 
 
19.02.2021
The Olympic Games during Covid-19: What is at stake for Toyko?
Interview with Jules Boykoff, author of four books on the Olympic Games, conducted by Estelle E. Brun, research associate at IRIS
 
 
17.02.2021
Sportokratura : une géopolitique du sport russe sous Vladimir Poutine
Entretien avec Lukas Aubin, docteur en études slaves contemporaines, spécialiste de la géopolitique de la Russie et du sport, par Carole Gomez, directrice de recherche à l'IRIS
 
 
17.02.2021
Carole Gomez, directrice de recherche à l’IRIS, s’entretient avec Lukas Aubin, docteur en études slaves contemporaines, spécialiste de la géopolitique de la Russie et du sport, pour l’Observatoire géostratégique du sport.
 
 
12.02.2021
By Prof. Simon Chadwick, Professor and Director of Eurasian Sport at EMlyon
During a UEFA Champions League match in 2013, Greenpeace activists unfurled a large banner from a stadium roof to reveal to the statement ‘Don’t Foul the Arctic’. This was in response to Russian oil and gas corporation Gazprom engaging in high risk oil exploration in one of the world’s most...
Équipe de recherche
Pascal Boniface
Directeur de l'IRIS
Carole Gomez
Directrice de recherche à l'IRIS
Lukas Aubin
Chercheur associé à l'IRIS
Pim Verschuuren
Chercheur associé à l'IRIS, doctorant à l’Université de Lausanne
Estelle E. Brun
Chercheuse associée à l'IRIS
Études
Sport et relations internationales
Sport mondialisé : les défis de la gouvernance
Rapport
 
Towards an EU Sport Diplomacy (TES-D)
SEE-I is an Erasmus+ Sport Project. It explores the structural weaknesses of football clubs in 3 countries (Romania, Bulgaria and Greece) by looking at 3 main threats: corruption, match-fixing and doping.
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Sport Lab’
Sport Lab’ est un projet visant à mieux faire comprendre et connaître à un public lycéen les actions et fonctions de l’Union européenne à travers le prisme du sport.
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GeoSport
Sport and Geopolitics is a rapidly growing concern for the academic study of sport and politics. IRIS and emlyon business school collaborate on publishing timely, value-adding content that provides intelligent, informed analyses of contemporary issues in geopolitics and sport.
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Observatoire géostratégique du sport
Sous la direction de Carole Gomez, directrice de recherche à l'IRIS, l'Observatoire géostratégique du sport vise à appréhender l'impact stratégique du sport, élément devenu incontournable des relations internationales.
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EPOSM – Evidence-based Prevention Of Sporting-related Match-fixing
L’IRIS est partenaire de l’Université de Ghent sur ce programme Erasmus + destiné à étudier le trucage des matchs dans le sport dans différentes disciplines sportives à un niveau européen et à organiser des formations de sensibilisation.
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SEE countries for the integrity of football clubs (SEE-I)
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FAIRES – Favoriser l’inclusion sociale des réfugiés par le sport
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GrassRoots Sport diplomacy
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Sport Whistle - Favoriser la remontée d’information au sein du monde sportif
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Programme « Fix the Fixing »
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Programme « Prévenir les risques criminels liés aux paris sportifs » (#PreCrimBet)
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En vidéo
23.06.2022
Interview with Leandro Olvech, Director of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Foundation
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03 2022
Sport as a tool of soft power in modern international relations
Webconference organised by IRIS. Opening speech by Marianne Peron-Doise, Director of the Indo-Pacific Geopolitical Observatory at IRIS. Guest Speakers: Pascal Boniface, Director of IRIS ; Joseph Nye, Harvard University Distinguished...
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