Olympic Women: Panel discussion and film screening

Presenter/s: Embassy of Brazil; Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies; ANU Gender Institute

Event type: Film screening

Event date: Tuesday, 3 August 2021 - 5:30pm

Event venue: The Auditorium, ANU RSSS Building, 146 Ellery Crescent

Further information: Registration

This panel discussion brings together experts to comment on the struggle for gender equity in sports, followed by a short documentary film about Brazilian Olympian and soccer icon, Marta Vieira da Silva. The conversation will provide an in-depth gender analysis of the world of elite sport, timed to coincide with the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games.

  • Professor Kathryn Henne, Director of the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet)
  • Dr. Anna Grace, PhD Anthropology, ANU
  • Karen A. Hansen, PhD Candidate, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU

Marta - Sportswoman | 2021 | 29 minutes

Marta Vieira da Silva, commonly known as Marta, is a Brazilian-Swedish footballer who plays for the Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League and the Brazil national team as a forward.

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Presented in partnership with the Embassy of Brazil and co-sponsored by the Australian National Centre for Latin American Studies (ANCLAS)


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