News | Executive Board of Traditional Sports and Games Research Has Been Established
Publish Date : 15/06/2020
Executive Board of Traditional Sports and Games Research Has Been Established

Being active in keeping traditional sports and games alive and increasing their awareness around the world, benefitting from academic resources in their work, and being aware of the importance of developing these resources, WEC continues to support academic studies in this field.


In this context, the Executive Board of Traditional Sports and Games Research has been established within the World Ethnosport Confederation for the purposes of researching, examining, evaluating, and compiling traditional sports and games within an academic framework. The board, which will bring the data that emerges as a result of the research that will be performed into a state suitable for digital forms, consists of 14 academicians from nine different countries who are competent in their field. The Executive Board of Traditional Sports and Games Research will crown the studies it does with a broad and comprehensive Traditional Sports Encyclopedia.


The list of member academicians included in the board who are experts in their field are as follows:

Algeria, Prof. Dr. Farid YAICI, University of Bejaia
Morocco, Prof. Dr. Laghla BOUZID, Mohammed V University
Kazakhstan, Prof. Dr. Yelemes ALIMKHANOV, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University 
Kyrgyzstan, Prof. Dr. Mehmet TÜRKMEN, Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University
Mongolia, Dr. Stefan KRIST, Inner Mongolia University in Hohhot
Uzbekistan, Dr. Feruze DJUMANIYAZOVA, Abu Rayhan al-Biruni Institute of Oriental Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Poland, Dr. Kazimierz WALUCH, Pawel Wlodkowic University College 
Russia, Prof. Dr. Ms. Zinaida KUZNETSOVA, Kazan Federal University 
Russia, Dr. Ms. Inga MENDOT, Tuvan State University
Turkey, Prof. Dr. M. Öcal OĞUZ – Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Turkey, Dr. Ms Zeynep NALCIOGLU – Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University
Turkey, Prof. Dr. Alpaslan CEYLAN - Atatürk University
Turkey, Prof. Dr. Muhsin HAZAR - Gazi University
Turkey, Prof. Dr. Mehmet BARCA - Social Sciences University of Ankara