Lectures

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 …


Léon Vandermeersch on the Conception of History in Chinese Thought (7/24/13)

Léon Vandermeersch on the Conception of History in Chinese Thought (7/24/13)

  Title: Quelle conception de l’histoire s’est-elle construite dans la pensée chinoise? Time: 15:00–17:00, July 24, 2013 Location: 207 The Third Teaching Building, PKU Moderator: Prof. Tu Weiming Organizer: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing   About the speaker: Léon Vandermeersch, born in 1928, is a renowned French sinologist. He studied …


Riccardo Pozzo: “Rethinking the History of Philosophy within an Intercultural Framework” (7/12/13)

Riccardo Pozzo: “Rethinking the History of Philosophy within an Intercultural Framework” (7/12/13)

  Time: 15:00–17:00, July 12, 2013 Location: Meeting Room, Department of Philosophy, PKU Moderator: Prof. Tu Weiming Organizers: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing   About the speaker: Riccardo Pozzo received his M.A. from the University of Milan in 1983, his Ph.D. from Universität des Saarlandes in 1988, and his Habilitation from Università di …


Frank Ching Lectures on “What is Chinese?” (7/24/13)

Frank Ching Lectures on “What is Chinese?” (7/24/13)

  Time: 10:00–12:00, July 24, 2013 Location: Room 207, The First Teaching Building, PKU Moderator: Prof. Tu Weiming Organizer: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing   About the speaker: Frank (Francis D. K.) Ching, born in 1943, is a widely recognized author on architectural and design graphics. Ching’s books have been hugely …


Gholamreza Aavani: “The Concept of the ‘Human’ in the Koran According to Sufi Masters” & “Humans as the Guardians of the Earth: An Islamic Perspective” (6/24/13 & 6/27/13)

Gholamreza Aavani: “The Concept of the ‘Human’ in the Koran According to Sufi Masters” & “Humans as the Guardians of the Earth: An Islamic Perspective” (6/24/13 & 6/27/13)

Lecture I Title: The Concept of the “Human” in the Koran According to Sufi Masters Time: 10:00-12:00, June 24, 2013 Location: Moonlight Hall, Ying Jie Exchange Center, Peking University   Lecture II Title: Humans as the Guardians of the Earth: an Islamic Perspective Time: 15:00-17:00, June 27, 2013 Location: Moonlight Hall, Ying Jie Exchange Center, …


G.K. Chadha: “The Changing Indian Society: Leaping Forward Yes, Staying Back Also Yes” (6/10/13)

G.K. Chadha: “The Changing Indian Society: Leaping Forward Yes, Staying Back Also Yes” (6/10/13)

  Time: 10:00-12:00, June 10, 2013 Location: South Side Hall of the Library, PKU Moderator: Prof. Tu Weiming Organizers: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing   About the speaker: G.K. Chadha, Professor Emeritus at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, is the President of South Asian University recently started in New Delhi under the auspices …


Prof. Tu Weiming Speaks About His Academic Journey (6/813)

Prof. Tu Weiming Speaks About His Academic Journey (6/813)

  Time: 19:00-21:00, June 8, 2013 Location: 109 The Second Academic Building, PKU Organization: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing   About the speaker: Tu Weiming, Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University and Research Professor and Senior Fellow of Asia Center at …


William McBride: “Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse” (3/11/12)

William McBride: “Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse” (3/11/12)

  Time: 9:30 – 11:30, March 11, 2013 Location: Moonlight Hall, Ying Jie Exchange Center, Peking University Commentator: Prof. Tu Weiming Organizer: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies & World Ethics Institute Beijing   Abstract: It is important to celebrate philosophy’s role as a public discourse in a world that can benefit greatly from it. First …


Michael Roth: “Why Liberal Education Matters” (1/17/13)

Michael Roth: “Why Liberal Education Matters” (1/17/13)

  Time: 10:00 – 11:30, January 17, 2013 Location: Moonlight Hall, Ying Jie Exchange Center, Peking University Guests: Prof. Tu Weiming, Vice-president Li Yansong,  Secretary-General of Beijing Forum Yan Jun Organizers: Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies; World Ethics Institute Beijing; Office of International Relations at Peking University; Beijing Forum   About the speaker: Michael S. …


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