Events

2013 Dialogue on the Confucian Entrepreneur (10/21-10/25)

2013 Dialogue on the Confucian Entrepreneur (10/21-10/25)

The World Ethics Institute Beijing recently held forums entitled “2013 Dialogue on the Confucian Entrepreneur—Spiritual Humanism and Business Ethics in the era Globalization” in Beijing and Shanghai. The forums lasted for five days, running from October 21 to 25. Founded in October 2012, the World Ethics Institute Beijing aims at bringing together spiritual humanism and business ethics, and …


Workshop on “Zhang Junmai and Modern China” (June 29-30, 2013)

Workshop on “Zhang Junmai and Modern China” (June 29-30, 2013)

  On June 29-30, 2013, WEIB and IAHS jointly hosted a workshop on “Zhang Junmai and Modern China” in Henry Hall of the Tan Siu Lin International Center. The workshop was conceived by Prof. Tu Weiming and invited leading scholars from home and abroad. The participants took this opportunity to discuss the Chinese modernity and …


Brief Report on Prof. Gholamreza Aavani’s Lecture the “Concept of ‘Human’ in the Koran According to Sufi Masters” (6/24/12)

Brief Report on Prof. Gholamreza Aavani’s Lecture the “Concept of ‘Human’ in the Koran According to Sufi Masters” (6/24/12)

  On June 24, 2012, the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies sponsored a lecture in the Overseas Masters Lecturing Series and along with the Office of International Relations at Peking University, invited Prof. Gholamreza Aavani, President of the International Society of Islamic Philosophy and fellow of the Iranian Academy of Philosophy. Prof. Aavani gave an …


Professor William McBride: Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse (3/11/13)

Professor William McBride: Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse (3/11/13)

  On the morning March 11,2013 in the Moonlight Hall of Ying Jie Exchange Center President of Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie Professor William McBride gives a lecture on Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse. Professor Tu Weiming Dean of Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University hosts the lecture. Professor McBride does a …


Professor Tu Weiming’s Excellent Lecture at the United Nations Global Forum (2/27/13)

Professor Tu Weiming’s Excellent Lecture at the United Nations Global Forum (2/27/13)

  On the morning of February 27th, 2013, Professor Tu Weiming attended 5th Global Forum at United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Vienna, Austria and delivered a keynote speech entitled “Making Sense of Intercultural Dialogue in Our Age.” Professor Tu Weiming called for a more pragmatic approach by governments and civil society organizations in reaching …


WEIB Held the Third “Sino-American Dialogue on Core Values” (12/28/12)

WEIB Held the Third “Sino-American Dialogue on Core Values” (12/28/12)

  As the most important developing and developed countries of the world, China and the United States play a critical role in the sustainable development of economics and culture of the human society, and the establishment of common values of the human species. However, as the economic power of China is swiftly rising, and as …


Meeting Minutes on the WEIB Professor in Residence Program (11/28/12)

  On November 28, 2012, WEIB held a meeting regarding the establishment of the Professor is Residence Program, which will be an important aspect of WEIB’s collaboration with other research institutions, both home and abroad: 1. Two to four professors will be in residence every year; each residence will last for one to six months; 2. Of various academic fields; …


Workshop on the Development Direction of WEIB (10/29/12)

Workshop on the Development Direction of WEIB (10/29/12)

  At 2 p.m. on October 29, 2012, after the opening ceremony of WEIB, Director Tu Weiming and Professor Schlecht, Chair of the KSG foundation, together held a workshop on the development direction of the institute. Professor Bernd Engler, President of the University of Tübingen; Professor Tang Yijie from the Philosophy Department of Peking University; …


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