Book launch: Street Football, Gender and Muslim Youth in the Netherlands by Kathrine van den Bogert


The Open Cities Platform warmly invites you to the book launch of the book Street Football, Gender and Muslim Youth in the Netherlands: Girls Who Kick Back back by Kathrine van den Bogert. This event will take place on Friday 31 March 15.00 - 17.00 at the MCW Lab at Muntstraat 2A. 

Based on original ethnographic research in a multicultural neighbourhood in The Hague, this open access book gives detailed insights into the challenges, negotiations and resistances girls with Moroccan-Dutch and Muslim backgrounds face in the world of street football.

By Bloomsbury

Kathrine van den Bogert traces the experiences of teenage girls who play football in public playgrounds, as well as in a girls' football competition the girls have set up themselves: Football Girls United. She addresses how race, ethnicity, religion, gender and citizenship are entangled in the access to and construction of the public street football spaces, such as football courts, urban playgrounds and public squares.

A panel consisting of Adnan Hossain, Maarten van Bottenburg, Mariecke van den Berg, and Marlene Schäfers will offer reflections and will start the discussion before the Q&A.

There will be a reception after the event.

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MCW Lab / Muntstraat 2A

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