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Boycotting the Beijing 2022 Winter Games: A Historical Perspective

100 Friday Center Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Dates: October 27, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Price: $15

Note: This is an online offering that takes place via Zoom. Please ensure that you have access to an internet capable device.This fall, the argument will heat up—should the United States boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games because of human right violations? This course will explore the current issue and consider the different options available to the United States government and Olympic Committee, as well as take a historical view of the issue by exploring the history of Olympic boycotts, with an emphasis on the U.S.-led boycott of the 1980 Moscow Summer Games. Join us for an informative and engaging course!