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Parallel Session 5
Parallel Session 5
Preservation and Utilization of Olympic Legacy : Documentation of PyeongChang Winter Olympics
Date
2020. 02. 10.13:30 - 14:30
Place
PyeongChang 1+2
Language
Korean, English 
Session
Information
Main theme of this session hosted by Kangwon National University Olympic Studies Center is ‘Preservation and Utilization of Olympic Legacy: Documentation of PyeongChang Winter Olympics.’ Past paradigm of Olympic games that merely focused on sharing game results and rank has been changed to the documentation of phenomenon of sport culture for creating various values. Therefore, it will be discussed in this section about the values and types of record legacy from PyeongChang Winter Olympics and related research and cases from previous Olympics.
Based on this efforts, actual ways of preserving and utilizing PyeongChang Winter Olympics’ record legacy will be suggested.
Organization
Olympic Studies Center, Kangwon National University
Organization Information
Kangwon National University Olympic Studies Center is the first Olympic research center in Korea to be approved by the IOC in 29 years after the 88 Olympics. Since the 1988 Seoul Olympics, international sports events have expanded their influence on the society, economy and culture of Korea. The center is working to expand the Olympic movement through the study of the Olympics by deriving research and measures for the efficient use of Olympic heritage, training education and manpower in Olympic related fields, and engaging in academic exchanges with Olympic research centers in other countries. In cooperation with local governments, the center has provided strategic plan used Olympic legacies for promoting sports.
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