Lectures & Academic Publications
Dean has delivered many keynote lectures and papers on a variety of themes and topics around the world. Here’s a selection:
‘Sport and Innovation’. ‘Futures in Sport Business’ Conference. Western Cape Government, Cape Town, South Africa.
‘Rugby and Reconciliation’, The Danie Craven Bursary Fund Dinner, House of Commons, London, UK.
‘The Global Development of Modern Sport’. Department of Sport Science, National Taiwan Sports University, Taiwan.
‘Sport and Legacy’. Academy of International Sport, George Mason University, Virginia, USA
‘What Sport Can Teach Us’. Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.
‘Gender, Sport and Identity’ ‘Women’s Sport in Africa’ Conference, Oxford University, UK.
‘Re-Branding a Nation’: The 2010 FIFA World Cup’. School of Kinesiology, University of Georgia, Georgia, USA
‘Cricket and Race: Beyond Boundaries’: Sport, Race and Ethnicity Conference. University of the West Indies, Barbados.
‘The Politics of Sport in South Africa’. Sport, Race and Ethnicity Conference. School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.
‘Rebuilding a Nation through Sport’, International Conference on Social Science in Sport. Faculty of Sport Ljubljana, Slovenia.
‘South Africa’s Springboks’, International Conference on South African Rugby. Rugby and Empire. England RFU, Museum of Rugby, Twickenham Stadium, London, UK.
‘Modern Sport Examined’. The South Africa Washington International Program, Washington, D.C. USA
A selection of Dean’s published academic papers:
- ‘‘National Heroes’: Sport and the Creation of Icons’. Sport in History
- ‘The Successes and Challenges of Hosting the 2010 FIFA World Cup’: The Case of Cape Town, South Africa’, Soccer & Society
- ‘The Race for Supremacy – The Politics of White Sport in South Africa, 1870-1910’. Sport: Race, Ethnicity and Understanding. Building a Global Understanding
- ‘Imperialism and Sport, British Colonial Africa’. Sport around the World: History, Culture, and Practice
- ‘‘Games for the Boys’: Sport, Empire and the Creation of the Masculine Ideal’. Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality
- ‘South African Sports History and the Archive’, African Research and Documentation ‘Studying South African Sports History: A Current Perspective’ Impumelelo: The Interdisciplinary Electronic Journal of African Sport
- ‘South African Cricket and the Expansion of Empire’. Cricket: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
- ‘Tours of Reconciliation: Rugby, War and Reconstruction in South Africa, 1891-1907’, Sport in History
- ‘James Logan and the Development of the Imperial Game’, Sporting Traditions
- ‘Beating Them at Their Own Game’: Rugby, the Anglo-Boer War and Afrikaner Nationalism, 1899-1948’, The International Journal for the History of Sport