Monday, 3 March 2014

'Sports gambling in Japan: field notes from the velodrome'

The International Research Institute for Sports Studies (IRiSS) is set to host its final Research Seminar of 2013/14.

Professor Wolfram Manzenreiter from the University of Vienna will deliver 'Sports gambling in Japan: field notes from the velodrome' on Tuesday, 11th March, 3 – 5 pm, Greenbank Building, GR350, Preston, PR1 2HE.

The seminar will explore how the world of track cycling (keirin) connects a long standing interest in gambling with research into sports in Japan.

Professor Manzenreiter, who is visiting Preston as part of the UCLan Distinguished Visitor programme, will also address third year Sports Studies undergraduates on Monday, 10th March.

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