18 September 2022

ACRPS Discusses Relationship Between "Sports, Politics, Society"

  • Arab

Doha, September 18 (QNA) - The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) will host on Oct. 1 an academic a "Sports, Politics, Society" Symposium with the participation of researchers and specialized experts.
In a statement, the ACRPS said that the two-day symposium comes on the occasion of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, and aims to understand the phenomenon of sport through the lenses of political science, international relations, economics, sociology and anthropology.
The symposium's agenda includes nine sessions, with 28 male and female researchers, from Qatar, Palestine, Iraq, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon, Syria, and Germany.
During the symposium, participants will examine the contribution of social sciences to the study of sports as a phenomenon, and the role that sport can play in social, cultural and political development, focusing on Qatars hosting of the 2022 World Cup, and will deal with a range of themes, including sport and international relations, sport as a space for resistance (as in the case of Palestine) and as a space for political investment, women and sports, governance and sports, and sports and social movements. (QNA)


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