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Kang Shin-pyo

International Chair in Olympism. Invited professor 1999

Director of the International Research Academy for Olympics and Intercultural Studies and Professor of anthropology and sociology at Inje University (Korea). Prof. Kang has specialised on the cultural dimension of the Olympic Games since Seoul 1988.

Dr. Kang was appointed as visiting professor of the International Chair in Olympism in 1999. During his stay at the CEO-UAB, Prof. Kang focused his work on interculturality and the Olympic Games. The programme of activities included a university postgraduate seminar on Seoul’88: Korean culture and interculturality and various university conferences on sport and culture.