Sven Daniel Wolfe
Junior lecturer
University of Lausanne
Faculty of geosciences
and environnement
Géopolis 3521
CH-1015 Lausanne
 
 
Phone +41 21 692 3569
Fax +41 21 692 3555
SvenDaniel.Wolfe@unil.ch

Sven Daniel Wolfe

Sven Daniel Wolfe is an urban/political geographer and postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Geography and Sustainability at the University of Lausanne. He is part of Prof. Dr. Martin Müller's research team M3 (Materialities | Multiplicities | Metropolis).

His doctoral thesis investigated diverse expressions of neoliberalization and domestically-targeted soft power in the articulation of the 2018 Men's Football World Cup in two peripheral cities in Russia. It is available online open-access here. He is currently occupied by three avenues: investigating micro-geographies of protest and resistance in the runup to the 2024 and 2028 Olympics in Paris and Los Angeles; exploring the urban geopolitics of eastern Ukraine, specifically in reference to the ongoing conflict with Russia; and managing a database of mega-event impacts for every Olympics, World Cup, and Expo from 1960-2018.

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