2018 International Martial Arts Academic Seminar will be hostedon November 30 at the crystal
ballroom of The Base Hotel in Chungju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do. Renowned scholars
from home and abroad are scheduled to make presentations under the theme “Meaning and role of martial arts in modern society.”
UNESCO ICM will present the
2018 International Martial Arts Academic Seminar on
November 30 at the crystal ballroom of The Base Hotel in Chungju-si,
This seminar themed upon “Meaning and role
arts in modern society”
will be attended by presenters such as Finn BERGGREN, principal of Gerlev
Sports Academy in Denmark; Andreas NIEHAUS, professor of Languages and Cultures
of Ghent University in Belgium; Alex CHANNON, professor of Physical Education
and Sports in University of Brighton in the UK; and Na Yeong-il, professor of
Seoul National University in South Korea.
The seminar is held to initiate active
discussion in thepreservation and succession of martial arts, cultural values, to contribute inyouth development andengagement, and
to provide a platform for exchanging and sharing expertise and information on
martial arts. For more information,
visit our official website(click) and to attend the seminar, visit our application page (here). On-site
registrations are also allowed.
In 2017, UNESCO ICM hosted the first International
Arts Academic Seminar
themed upon youth development
and promotion of women’s
activity through martial arts.