Topic: World Cup

From Rituals to Geopolitics: Navigating the World Cup

July 11, 2014

The FIFA World Cup is a monthlong celebration of fĂștbol, rituals and even international geopolitical relations. As the Brazil World Cup draws to a close, we've got a couple of experts to help us navigate what's happening off the field.

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University of Texas at Austin Experts Offer Insights on Brazil

June 20, 2014

As the world's attention focuses on the 2014 FIFA World Cup, The University of Texas at Austin offers the following faculty experts working in areas related to Brazil. All of these faculty members are affiliated with the university's Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, one of the leading centers in the world for the study of Latin America.

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Who Benefits From Mega-Events Like World Cup? It's Usually Not Us. Texas Needs to Take Notice

June 16, 2014
Photo by Fernando Stankuns, via flickr Creative Commons

You will see a lot of Brazil during the next few weeks while the FIFA World Cup happens in 12 cities. And beyond soccer matches you will see both good and bad images, parties and protests.

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