Workshops & Seminars

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, …


“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 …


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 …


Seminar by Prof. Bernard Adeney-Risakott and Prof. Siti Syamsiyatun: “Islam and the Rise of Indonesia” (3/29/13)

Seminar by Prof. Bernard Adeney-Risakott and Prof. Siti Syamsiyatun: “Islam and the Rise of Indonesia” (3/29/13)

  On the afternoon of March 29, 2013, Professor Siti Syamsiyatun and Professor Bernard Adeney-Risakott from the Indonesian Consortium for Religious Studies of Gadjah Mada University held a seminar entitled “Islam and Rise of Indonesia.” The seminar was sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies and World Ethics Institute Beijing. Professor Glenn Shive hosted …


Workshop led by Prof. Klaus Leisinger: “The Value of Values” (3/27/13)

Workshop led by Prof. Klaus Leisinger: “The Value of Values” (3/27/13)

  The Value of Values: Input to the Business Ethics and Corporate Responsibility Conference at WEIB Klaus M. Leisinger[1]   No business enterprise acts exclusively as an abstract legal institution. Enterprises are an entity of human beings working at different levels of the hierarchy of institutions – be they political, cultural, social, or economic. Human …


Workshop led by Prof. Josef Wieland: “Personal Luxury or Family Loyalty” (3/26/13)

Workshop led by Prof. Josef Wieland: “Personal Luxury or Family Loyalty” (3/26/13)

  Time: 10:00-12:00, March 26, 2013. Location: Meeting Room, East Bld. of Tau Siu Lin Centre for International Studies   Workshop handout:   Case Study: Personal Luxury or Family Loyalty   Joe was a native of Ganzpoor, a megacity in the developing country of Chompu. Joe entered this life as the first of five children …


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 …


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; …