Olympic studies



The purpose of this theme is to study Olympic values and the Olympic Games and their significance in the
Arab region.  Arab countries encounter with the olympics offer a number of venues for research about sport
and state-formation, sport politics, and elite sport development, to name but a few. Arab athletes , officials
and coaches’ (male and female) presence/ participation in the olympics is yet to be studied to make sence
of their life histories compared to that of different historical trajectories of Arab nations.
Some of the topics this theme involve
– Olympic Values and Education
– Olympic Sports
– Olympic Atheltes
– Olympic History and memory
– Olympics and Arab Politics
– Arabs in the Olympic movement