Research Projects

Humanities City Support Project

  • Opening of systematic Yongsan humanities lectures
  • Development of curricula related to the Yongsan area
  • Opening of expert education courses in Yongsan local humanities
  • Organization of the Yongsan Forum in solidarity with Yongsan residents, local government, and Sookmyung Women’s University
  • Establishment of basis for community based on humanities

<Humanities City Yongsan> Project Stage-By-Stage Goals

Sookmyung Research Institute of Humanities

  • Project Overseeing
  • Program Direction
  • Program Management
  • Progress Report

Yongsan-gu Office

  • Program Oversee Support
  • Program Promotion
  • Lecture Management Support

Yongsan-gu
Culture Center

  • Program Promotion
  • Adolescence Lecture Support

Seoul Office
of Education
Namsan Library

  • Program Support
  • Program Promotion

Korea Bang
Jung-hwan
Foundation

  • Program Promotion
  • hildren's Camp and Adolescence Lecture Support

Kim Koo Museum
& Library

  • Program Promotion
  • Silver and Children's Camp Lecture Support

Municipal Center
for Senior Welfare
of Yongsan

  • Program Promotion
  • Silver Generation Humanities Lecture Support

<Humanities City Yongsan> Project Pursuance System

Theme Goal Contents
Year 1 Historicity - Ground Finding the history of Yongsan Investigating the historical figures, events, and plcaes of Yongsan and their meanings in order to understand the present of Yongsan.
Year 2 Cultural diversity - infinity Creating the culture of Yongsan Making various cultures formed based on the history, culture, classes, etc. of Yongsan into a new story of Yongsan.
Year 3 Expandability of future technologies - Benefits Creating technologies of Yongsan Creating Yongsan IT brands by combining the culture of Yongsan together with technological civilizations.
Project Goals
  • To share the historical and cultural heritages of Yongsan with people who have lived in Yongsan as their home and to design the future Yongsan as a humanities city for the harmonious coexistence.
  • To construct ‘Yongsan humanities’ by building the Yongsan Local Humanities Center
  • ⇒ To realize a lifelong education platform based on daily humanities
Year 1
Theme Historicity - Ground
Goal Finding the history of Yongsan
Contents Investigating the historical figures, events, and plcaes of Yongsan and their meanings in order to understand the present of Yongsan.
Year 2
Theme Cultural diversity – infinity
Goal Creating the culture of Yongsan
Contents Making various cultures formed based on the history, culture, classes, etc. of Yongsan into a new story of Yongsan.
Year 3
Theme Expandability of future technologies - Benefits
Goal Creating technologies of Yongsan
Contents Creating Yongsan IT brands by combining the culture of Yongsan together with technological civilizations.
Year 3
Contents
  • To share the historical and cultural heritages of Yongsan with people who have lived in Yongsan as their home and to design the future Yongsan as a humanities city for the harmonious coexistence.
  • To construct ‘Yongsan humanities’ by building the Yongsan Local Humanities Center
  • ⇒ To realize a lifelong education platform based on daily humanities