Distinguished Speaker Series: Challenges, Complexities & Compromises – Australian Aboriginal Sport History

This Distinguished Speakers Series presents leading sports historians who discuss new ventures in kinesiology research and practice.

Dr. Phillips is a Professor of Sport History, School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences at the University of Queensland. On September 18, 2019, Dr. Phillips presented on his collaborations, research, and writing about Aboriginal Sport History.

Describing his research as one of the most challenging and rewarding opportunities in his scholastic career, he explains how he and his Aboriginal collaborators employ appropriate theoretical and conceptual lenses and strength-based approaches to writing about the history, and how this contributes to building stronger, more empowered and resilient communities.