This panel presentation features papers reporting on research which has been influenced by James, or is undertaken in the spirit of his approach, investigating the politics of sport in a range of different contexts. The papers & speakers are as follows: 1) 150 Years of Yorkshire Cricket & Its Changing Social Context. Presenter: Lionel Cliffe is member of Yorks CCC and retired members of the Politics Dept., University of Leeds. 2) Cricket as Black Cultural Politics in the Age of the Post-colonial. Presenter: Ben Carrington, Department of Sociology, University of Texas. 3) A Gentleman's War. Presenter: Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich, Documentary Artist. The session was chaired by Minkah Makalani. This programme was filmed by WORLDbytes volunteers at The Beyond A Boundary Conference held at The University Of Glasgow in May 2013. The conference marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of C.L.R. James' book Beyond A Boundary.
Sociologist who teaches at the University of Texas, Austin and Visiting Research Fellow of the Research Institute for Sport, Physical Activity and Leisure. He is widely regarded as one the world's leading scholars on the sociology of race and culture.
Emeritus Professor of Politics and Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for African Studies, University of Leeds. He worked on political economy and politics of development in Africa for almost fifty years, with field work in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa, and Eritrea.
Assistant Professor of African & African Diaspora Studies, University of Texas. His research interests focus on the African Diaspora, intellectual history, theory, social movements, race and racial formation.