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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 …


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 …


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 …


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