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Chris Bolsmann

Chris Bolsmann
Associate Professor
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RE 277A

Biography

Chris Bolsmann is a South African sociologist. His research and teaching interests are in the social history of sport with specific emphasis on association football. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Warwick in Britain in 2006. He completed his MA and BA degrees at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He has taught amongst others at the Universities of Pretoria and Johannesburg in South Africa, the University of Seoul in South Korea and the University of Warwick and Aston University in Britain. He has supervised a range of graduate theses and examined a number of Ph.D. theses in South Africa and Britain. His publications since 2007 include:

Edited Books

Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. (eds.) 2013. Africa’s World Cup: Critical reflections on play, patriotism, spectatorship, and space. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. ISBN: 978-0-472-05194-6

Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. (eds.) 2010. South Africa and the Global Game: Football, apartheid and beyond. London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-46931-9

Peer Reviewed Refereed Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Bolsmann, C. and Vahed, G. 2017. ‘They are fine specimens of the illustrious Indian settler’: Sporting contact between India and South Africa, 1914-1955. Journal of Southern African Studies. 43: 6. ISSN: 0305 7070.

Bolsmann, C. and Marschik, M. 2016. ‘They are Able to Play Football in South Africa’: Austria’s ‘Little Wunderteam’ on Tour in 1936. Sport in History. 37: 4, 439-458. ISSN: 1746-0263.

Bolsmann, C. 2016. ‘Race and Ethnicity in Sport: South Africa’ in Nauright, J. and Wiggins, D. K. (eds.). Handbook of Race and Ethnicity in Sport. Routledge: London. ISBN: 9781138816954.

Bolsmann, C. 2016. ‘Globalization’ in Ellis Cashmore and Kevin Dixon (eds). Studying Football. Routledge: London.

Bolsmann, C. and Burnett, C. 2015. ‘Taking South African Sport seriously’ South African Review of Sociology. Vol. 46, No. 1. 1-6. ISSN 2152-8586

Bolsmann, C., Marchi Júnior, W. Schausteck de Almeida, B. and Souza, J. 2014. ‘A copa do mundo FIFA na Africa do Sul/2010 – Como foi a experiencia e o que podemos aprendar com ela?’ Movimento (Brazil). Vol. 20, No. 2, 711-733. ISSN 0104-754X

Bolsmann, C. 2014. ‘South Africa and the 2010 World Cup: A continental spectacle?’ in Rinke, S. and Schiller, K. (eds.) The FIFA World Cup, 1930-2010 Politics, Commerce, Spectacle and Identities. Göttingen: Wallstein Publishers.

Bolsmann, C. 2013. ‘Professional football in apartheid South Africa: Leisure, consumption and identity in the National Football League, 1959-1977’. International Journal of the History of Sport. Vol. 30. No. 16, 1947-1961. ISSN 0952-3367

Bolsmann, C. and Bolling, H. 2013. ‘Here come “Chelsea” of Sweden’: Djurgården football club on tour in apartheid South Africa’. Sport in History, Vol. 33. No. 3, 353-372. ISSN: 1746-0263

Bolsmann, C., Marchi Júnior, W., Schausteck de Almeida, B. and Souza, J. 2013. ‘Rationales, rhetoric and realities: FIFA’s World Cup in South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014’. International Review for the Sociology of Sport. Vol. 50. No. 3. ISSN: 1012-6902

Bolsmann, C. 2013. ‘To Sing or Not to Sing? National anthems, football obsessions and Bafana Bafana’s World Cup’ in Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. (eds.) Africa’s Soccer World Cup: Critical Reflections on Play, Patriotism, Spectatorship, and Space. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. ISBN: 978-0-472-05194-6

Bolsmann, C. and Guoth, N. 2012. ‘Dominions apart: Scandal and sporting mismatch in Australian-South African association football encounters, 1947-1955’. International Journal of the History of Sport. Vol. 29. No. 3. pp. 472-491. ISSN 0952-3367

Bolsmann, C. 2012. ‘Representation in the First African World Cup: ‘World-class’, Pan-Africanism, and exclusion’. Soccer and Society, Vol. 13. No. 2 pp. 156-172. ISSN 1466-0970

Bolsmann, C. and Amsler, S. 2012. ‘University ranking as social exclusion’. British Journal of the Sociology of Education. Vol. 33. No. 2 pp. 283-301. ISSN: 1465-3346

Bolsmann, C. 2011 ‘Thoughts on the First African World Cup: Football, Representation and Exclusion’. Journal des anthropologues No. 124-125. pp. 359-371. ISSN 1156-0428

Bolsmann, C. 2011. ‘The 1899 Orange Free State Football Team of Europe: ‘Race’, Imperial Loyalty and Sports Spectacle’. International Journal of the History of Sport. Vol. 28 No. 1. pp. 81-97. ISSN 0952-3367

Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. 2010. ‘Roundtable: The FIFA World Cup 2010 in the News’. Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies 31, 2 (2010): 225-237. With Simon Kuper, Rodney Reiners, and John Turnbull. ISSN 0256-0054

Bolsmann, C. 2010. ‘Mexico 1968 and South Africa 2010: Sombreros and Vuvuzelas and the Legitimisation of Global Sporting Events’. Bulletin of Latin American Research. Vol. 29 No 1. pp. 93-106. ISSN: 1470-9856

Bolsmann, C. 2010. ‘South African Football Tours at the turn of the Twentieth Century: Amateurs, Pioneers and Profits’. African Historical Review Vol. 42 No. 2. pp. 91-112. ISSN 1753-2531

Bolsmann, C. 2010. ‘White Football in South Africa: Empire, Apartheid and Change, 1892-1977’. Soccer and Society, Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. pp. 29-45. ISSN 1466-0970

Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. 2010. ‘From Apartheid to Unity: White Capital and Black Power in the Racial Integration of South African Football, 1976-1992’. African Historical Review Vol. 42 No. 2. pp. 1-18. ISSN 1753-2531

Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. 2010. ‘South Africa and the Global Game: Introduction’. Soccer and Society. Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. pp. 1-11. ISSN 1466-0970

Bolsmann, C. 2010. ‘L’Afrique du Sud, le précurseur du football international Histoire du football sud-africain entre 1892 et 1910’. Afrique contemporaine, 1(no 233). pp.25-33. ISSN 0002-0478

Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. 2010. ‘Il calcio in Sudafrica. Introduzione’. afriche e orienti, 1. pp. 5-14. ISBN 9788860860477

Bolsmann, C. and Alegi, P. 2010. ‘Dall’apartheid all ‘unificazione: capitale bianco e potere nero nell’ integrazione razziale del calcio sudafricano, 1976-1992’. afriche e orienti, 1. pp. 15-30. ISBN 9788860860477

Bolsmann, C. 2010. ‘Contesting Labour Internationalism: The ‘old’ trapped in the ‘new’ in Volkswagen’s South African plant’. Labor Studies Journal, Vol. 35 No 4. pp. 520-539 ISSN 0160-449X

Bolsmann, C. and Brewster, K. 2009. ‘Mexico 1968 and South Africa 2010: Development, Leadership and Legacies’. Sport in Society. Vol. 12, No. 10. pp. 1276-1289. ISSN 1743-0437.

Bolsmann, C., Ignatowicz, A. and Miller, H. 2009. ‘Students Interviewing Students: The Aston-Hong Kong Project’. Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No. 1. pp: 1-23. ISSN 1756-848X

Bolsmann, C. and Miller, H. 2008. ‘International Student Recruitment: South African Rationales’. Journal of Higher Education in Africa. Vol. 6, Nos. 2-3, pp: 211-231. ISSN 0851-7762.

Bolsmann, C. and Miller, H. 2008. ‘International Student Recruitment to Universities in England: Discourse, Rationales and Globalisation’. Globalisation, Societies and Education. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp: 75-88. ISSN 1476-7724

Bolsmann, C. 2007. ‘Trade Union Internationalism and Solidarity in the Struggle against Apartheid: A Case study of Volkswagen’. Historical Studies in Industrial Relations, Vol. 23/24, pp: 103-124. ISSN 1362-1572

Bolsmann, C. 2007. ‘La solidaridad y el internacionalismo sindical en la lucha contra el apartheid: el contacto sindical entre trabajadores y dirigentes en la industria automotriz’. Estudios de Asia y Africa, 132, Vol. 42(1), pp: 143-178.ISSN 0185-0164

Bolsmann, C. and Parker, A. 2007. ‘Soccer, South Africa and Celebrity Status: Mark Fish, Popular Culture and the Post-Apartheid State’. Soccer and Society, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp: 109-124. ISSN 1466-0970