John Packer (English and French)
Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre (HRREC); and Neuberger-Jesin Professor of International Conflict Resolution, Faculty of Law.
Professor Packer can comment on general human rights issues in Qatar, including international labour law, the problem of host country’s discriminatory laws – such as anti-LGBTQI. He can also discuss the comparative experience of global “events” and the persistent history of human rights violations, from Olympic Games to world exhibitions and mass sports championships like the World Cup
Christian Bergeron (French only)
Professor, Faculty of Education
Professor Bergeron recently published an article in The Conversation titled: .
He is available to "dissect the scandals that have shaken the world of sport, associations and politics since Qatar won the right to host, and the limits of the calls for boycott that have been heard since."