Politics and Olympics: Ideas and Realities

9 July 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London, EC1R 3GA


Martin Polley, Senior Lecturer in Sport, University of Southampton



In association with Free Word, Under 35s members (plus a guest) are invited to attend a special viewing of the exhibition Politics and Olympics: Ideas and Realities.

This exhibition of stories, images and ideas explores the political and commercial history of the modern Olympics. The exhibition offers alternative perspectives on the Games, exploring the impact of political and commercial pressures on the ideals and values of the Olympic movement.  

There will be an introductory drinks reception and an introduction by Martin Polley, Senior Lecturer in Sport at the University of Southampton. 

Registration starts from 18.30.

Please note the external location.

This is an Under 35s Forum event.

For more information please contact [staff 52651].