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The 1st Sinyi Lecture was held on Dec.8, 2016

The 1st Sinyi Lecture was held on Dec.8, 2016

Hosted by the Sinyi Center for Culture Studies at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies (IAHS) and by the World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB) at Peking University, the 1st Sinyi Lecture took place on December 8, 2016. Sinyi Lecture provides a platform for advanced exchanges and dialogues around the theme of the modern destiny, mission, …


The Workshop “Confucianism in the Age of Enlightenment” was held at Peking University

The Workshop “Confucianism in the Age of Enlightenment” was held at Peking University

  The Institute of Advanced Humanistic Studies (IAHS) at Peking University and its affiliated World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB) have held a high profile international workshop on the topic of “Confucianism in the Age of Enlightenment,” from Nov.26th to Nov.28th, 2016, at Peking University. Twenty-eight distinguished scholars from different countries, including Germany, France, United States, …


Prof. Tu Weiming’s donation of his private library to Peking University was held at the PKU Central Library

Prof. Tu Weiming’s donation of his private library to Peking University was held at the PKU Central Library

At 2p.m. on September 20, 2016, a ceremony to commemorate Prof. Tu Weiming’s donation of his private library to Peking University (PKU) was held at the PKU Central Library. Prof. Tu Weiming is an internationally renowned scholar, a leader in the contemporary research and dissemination of Confucian culture, a member of the American Academy of …


Tribute to Helmut Schmidt(23 December 1918 – 10 November 2015)

Tribute to Helmut Schmidt(23 December 1918 – 10 November 2015)

  Tribute to Helmut Schmidt (23 December 1918 – 10 November 2015)   We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Helmut Schmidt, ex-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, We want to express condolence over his death and extend prayers to his relatives.   The world has lost an outstanding leader, a visionary strategist, and a towering figure contributed to human …


May 12 and 13 WIEB will host the 2014 Dialogue of Confucian Entrepreneurs

On May 12 and 13, 2014 WIEB will host the 2014 Dialogue of Confucian Entrepreneurs   May 12th (Monday): Day of Lectures Topic: The Role Model of Confucian Entrepreneurs and East Asian Civilizations Summary: “Confucian Entrepreneurs” not only emerge from the traditions of East Asian businessmen, but also encompass local knowledge that have modern and …


“Dialogue of Confucian Entrepreneurs 2014: Forum on Wealth and Confucian Entrepreneurs as Role Models” (5/12-5/13)

“Dialogue of Confucian Entrepreneurs 2014: Forum on Wealth and Confucian Entrepreneurs as Role Models” (5/12-5/13)

On May 12-13, 2014, “Dialogue of Confucian Entrepreneurs 2014: Forum on Wealth and Confucian Entrepreneurs as Role Models” was successfully held at Yingjie International Relations Center at Peking University. This event was organized by the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies (IAHS) and the World Ethics Institute at Peking University. This event lasts two days. Day …


The Deans of Harvard Visit IAHS and WEIB (1/20/2014)

The Deans of Harvard Visit IAHS and WEIB (1/20/2014)

On January 20, the Deans of Harvard University honored IAHS with their presence. Prof. Tu Weiming introduced the institute to them, Chen Jiahong explained WEIB’s Confucian Entrepreneur’s initiative, and Misha Tadd assisted. The Deans had taken time from their busy schedule to come and learn more about this young institute started by former Harvard professor …


Director Tu Weiming Visits Malaysia and Signs a Cooperation Agreement with the Global Movement of Moderates Foundation (1/10/14)

Director Tu Weiming Visits Malaysia and Signs a Cooperation Agreement with the Global Movement of Moderates Foundation (1/10/14)

January 10-11, 2014. Director of the World Ethics Institute in Beijing, Prof. Tu Weiming, having accepted the invitation of the Global Movement of Moderates Foundation (GMM) visited the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to give a speech and sign a long term cooperation agreement with the GMM. On the morning of the 10th, Prof. Tu gave a …


Director Tu Weiming Receives a “2013 Chinese Cultural Figure” Award (1/8/14)

Director Tu Weiming Receives a “2013 Chinese Cultural Figure” Award (1/8/14)

January 1, 2014. The Chinese Culture Promotion Society and Hong Kong’s Phoenix Satellite TV held the “Wisdom from the East—2013 Chinese Cultural Figures” award ceremony in Macao’s Tower Convention and Entertainment Centre. Prof. Tu Weiming, Director of the World Ethics Institute in Beijing, personally received one of the 2013 Chinese Cultural Figure awards from the Chinese …


Prof. Karl Schlecht’s Idea on Business Ethics

Prof. Karl Schlecht’s Idea on Business Ethics

  Prof. Karl Schlecht, Chairman of the Board Karl Schlecht Foundations, suggests that: To research in excellent guided companies the effect of ethics for customer trust (= repeated orders and partnership) To qualify researchers and their scientific issues with these humanity based success factors (even…=to engineer is human..) To transfer these research results in specific …


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