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“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 …


Benefactor Karl Schlecht Celebrates His Eighty-first Birthday (10/28/13)

Benefactor Karl Schlecht Celebrates His Eighty-first Birthday (10/28/13)

The first year anniversary of the World Ethics Institute Beijing happened to nearly coincide with the eighty-first birthday of the Institute’s benefactor, Prof. Karl Schlecht. These two births, one of the professor and one of the institute, are now bound together. We, the Institute’s members, were unable to personally offer our respects to Mr. Schlecht …


The Global Thinkers Forum Bestows on Professor Tu Weiming the 2013 Award for Excellence in Cultural Understanding (12/3/13)

The Global Thinkers Forum Bestows on Professor Tu Weiming the 2013 Award for Excellence in Cultural Understanding (12/3/13)

  December 3rd, 2013. Professor Tu Weiming Receives GTF 2013 Award for Excellence in Cultural Understanding Global Thinkers Forum (GTF) 2013 was recently held on December 3rd and 4th in Athens Greece. Tu Weiming, tutelary member of the Institute of International Philosophy (IIP) and Director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University, received …


The Confucian Entrepreneur Alan Chan Lectures on “Translating Chinese Classics into English” (12/21/2013)

The Confucian Entrepreneur Alan Chan Lectures on “Translating Chinese Classics into English” (12/21/2013)

Alan Chan is a successful Singaporean Entrepreneur who greatly values the promotion and transmission of traditional Chinese culture. In the pursuit of this goal, he has worked to produce more relatable English translations of the Chinese classics. He recently visited the World Ethics Institute to gain a greater understanding of our Confucian Entrepreneur Program and …


Internationally Renowned Scholars of Ethics, Professors Fan Heping and Yao Xinzhong, Are Installed as the New Deputy Directors of the World Ethics Institute Beijing (12/3/13)

Internationally Renowned Scholars of Ethics, Professors Fan Heping and Yao Xinzhong, Are Installed as the New Deputy Directors of the World Ethics Institute Beijing (12/3/13)

  Following the establishment of Peking University’s World Ethics Institute Beijing, the research team has tirelessly engaged with the topic of global ethics and made important preliminary steps in their research. Recently, after deep consideration two internationally renowned scholars of ethics, Professors Fan Heping and Yao Xinzhong, have accepted positions as deputy directors of the …


Dr. Siu-Leung Lee Lectures on Matteo Ricci’s Map and the Chinese Circumnavigation of the Globe (11/27/13)

Dr. Siu-Leung Lee Lectures on Matteo Ricci’s Map and the Chinese Circumnavigation of the Globe (11/27/13)

  On Novermber 27, Dr. Siu-Leung Lee, at the invitation of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, presented his theory that a 600 year-old historical error has finally been detected–Ming Dynasty seafarers circumnavigated the globe and even mapped North America. According to Dr. Lee, during the seventh journey of the famous Ming Dynasty explorer Zheng He, his …


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