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Renowned Poet Ya Hsien’s Lecture on “Sounds Outside the Realm of Strings” (11/26/13)

Renowned Poet Ya Hsien’s Lecture on “Sounds Outside the Realm of Strings” (11/26/13)

The afternoon of November 26th 2013, renowned Taiwan poet cum media personality Ya Hsien delivered a lecture at Beijing University at the invitation of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies. He also conversed at length with various scholars on the topic of contemporary poetry: Director Xie Min, head of BU’s Chinese Poetics Institute, Professor Ji Birui …


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 …


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

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

  On the morning of July 24, Professor Frank Ching, Adjunct Professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and senior critic, delivered an English lecture entitled “What is Chinese?” The lecture was sponsored by Peking University’s Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies. Scholars present include Professor Tu …


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 …


Prof. Riccard Pozzo Lectures on “Rethinking the History of Philosophy within an Intercultural Framework” (7/12/13)

Prof. Riccard Pozzo Lectures on “Rethinking the History of Philosophy within an Intercultural Framework” (7/12/13)

  On July 12, 2013, WEIB, collaborating with the Philosophy Department of Peking University, invited the famous Professor Riccardo Pozzo of the Universita di Verona. Professor Pozzo gave a lecture titled “Rethinking the History of Philosophy within an Intercultural Framework” at the conference room of the Philosophy Department. Prof. Tu Weiming, Director of WEIB, moderated …


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 …


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 …


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, …


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