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May 17, 2023

International Conference “Sport Politics in Germany and Korea“

On June 6 and 7, 2023, the Department of Sport Pedagogic and Sport History of the Institute of Sports Science at WWU Münster will host the international conference Sport Politics in Germany and Korea“. During the event, renowned experts from Korea and Germany will discuss these topics from Tuesday morning to midday on Wednesday.

For the guests from Korea a country that is still divided into North and South Korea the processes that German sports experienced and/or helped to shape in the course of the German reunification are highly topical. In this context, it is worth mentioning the start of a joint Korean womens ice hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyongchang.

The organizer Prof. Michael Krüger, Head of the Department of Sport Pedadogy and Sport History, in cooperation with Prof. Andreas Niehaus (University of Ghent) and Prof. Roland Naul from the Willibald Gebhardt Institute, has succeeded in putting together an interesting program.

The complete program of the conference can be found under the following link: sport.wwu.de/sportpolictics
Registration for the event is also possible there.
A registration fee will not be charged. In order to facilitate planning, please register in advance if you are interested.