2nd April 2001




A series of lectures about the Sydney 2000 Olympics will begin at the University of Lincoln’s Lincoln campus on Wednesday (4th April).


Prof Des Crawley, visiting professor from the University of Western Sydney, will give the first lecture entitled ‘The Sydney 2000 Games: The Media, Sport and Nationalism’ to students and members of the public on Wednesday.


Prof Des Crawley is currently director of the Centre for Digital Media at the University of Western Sydney and is visiting the university’s Department of Media Production as part of an academic exchange programme.


“I am delighted to be the first professor from our university to teach this specialism over here,” commented Prof Crawley, whose areas of expertise are photography and digital media.


“It is also encouraging to find that this UK university has got to grips with the challenges we all face in higher education,” he added.


The lecture will be held at 5pm in the university’s Cargill lecture theatre. Entry is free-of-charge.


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Prof Des Crawley is now available for interview, please contact the press office.


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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry,

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk


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