About The Speaker
Albrecht Sonntag is professor in European Studies at ESSCA School of Management in Angers (France). Much of his research over the past decades has focused on the socio-cultural and political dimensions of international football. He was invited to sit on the EU High-Level Group on sport diplomacy launched in 2015 and was partner in the follow-up research project funded by ERASMUS+. He is also the author of a UNESCO report on the fight against racism and discrimination in football and has been engaged in two European projects on football and the inclusion of refugees in Europe.