Global and local intersection of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics / Myungkoo Kan, Haeyeon Kim

Kang, Myung-koo | Kim, Haeyeon

The Olympics is not a space where the global and local are shown in two separate layers. It is where various socio-political conflicts of the hosting country bubble and surface from both levels. When the Olympic events were launched in East Asia they developed further in interaction with different cultural, political, and social backgrounds. This study pays attention to the diverse ways in which Olympic values are accepted and practiced. This article focuses on specific changes that occurred in and around Korea along and after the PyeongChang Olympics.

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