On July 1-2, 2013 the School of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education will host an inter-disciplinary and inter-professional conference marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Fiji Rugby Union (1913-2013). The first conference of its kind in the region, the two-day event seeks to promote dissemination of emerging research on Fiji Rugby, foster discussions and promote collaboration between academic researchers, rugby practitioners, journalists, stakeholders and the public. Conference discussions and presentations will include analysis of Fiji rugby’s historic, cultural and socio-economic significance, gender and social inclusion, player mobility and links to Oceania as well as cutting-edge research on issues relating to health and high performance. The conference is designed to appeal to academics, practitioners and supporters of Fiji rugby.
For more information, visit the conference website