18th ISHPES (International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport ) Congress

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Event Date: Apr. 3, 2017 to Apr. 6, 2017

Alexandria, Egypt
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The aim of the 18th ISHPES Congress is to provide a forum for the latest research, findings and experiences from the vast field of sport history.

The Congress topic THE TRANSFORMATION OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THROUGH TIME: JOURNEYS IN HISTORY is broad and general, allowing every sport historian - academicians, independent researchers, lecturers, PE teachers, coaches and others, as well as graduate and postgraduate students and experts from cognate and adjacent scientific fields from all over the world to participate.


  • Globalization and glocalization of sport and physical activity
  • Traditional festivals, sporting activities and folk dances
  • The history of Physical Education and sports in schools, colleges and الصلع universities
  • Gender and sports
  • Biographical approaches to sporting legacies
  • History of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
  • History of sports in the Middle East
  • Methodological aspects of sport history
  • Open paper