Reports

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 …


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 …


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 …


Professor Tu Weiming and Professor Yan Binggang Discussing Grassroots Confucianism and the Confucian Concepts of Xin and Xing (4/26/13)

Professor Tu Weiming and Professor Yan Binggang Discussing Grassroots Confucianism and the Confucian Concepts of Xin and Xing (4/26/13)

  On the morning of April 26, Professor Yan Binggang, Vice Director of the Institute for Advanced Confucian Studies at Shandong University and Vice Director of Ni Shan Sheng Yuan College, delivered a lecture at Peking University. The lecture was moderated by Prof. Tu Weiming and attended by over 50 students from Peking University and …


Prof. Josef Wieland Lectures on “Implementing an Effective Values Management System: Standards, Concepts, Best Practice” (3/26/13)

Prof. Josef Wieland Lectures on “Implementing an Effective Values Management System: Standards, Concepts, Best Practice” (3/26/13)

  On March 26, 2013, Dr. Josef Wieland, Professor of Zeppelin University and Director of the Leadership Excellence Institute, delivered a lecture entitled “Implementing an Effective Values Management System: Standards, Concepts, Best Practice” at the Moonlight Hall of Yingjie Exchange Center. The lecture, sponsored by WEIB, is one of the series of activities for China-Germany …


Prof. Leisinger Lectures on “Business Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, and Value Leadership” (3/25/13)

Prof. Leisinger Lectures on “Business Ethics, Corporate Responsibility, and Value Leadership” (3/25/13)

  Invited by director of the World Ethics Institute at Peking University (WEIB) Tu Weiming, Doctor Leisinger gave an enlightening as well as prospective academic report on the subject of “Business Ethics, Business Accountability and Value Leadership” at Moonlight Hall of Yingjie Communication Center. Doctor Leisinger is President and Managing Director of the Novartis Foundation …


Prof. Joachim Gentz lectures on The Great Learning  (3/20/13)

Prof. Joachim Gentz lectures on The Great Learning (3/20/13)

  The Great Learning is an important classic relating educational theory which dates back to ancient China. It has been influential to Chinese people generation after generation. Now, this classic text has caught western attention. Invited by the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Peking University, March 20th at 3 p.m., Professor Joachim Gentz from the …


Professor William McBride: Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse (3/11/13)

Professor William McBride: Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse (3/11/13)

  On the morning March 11,2013 in the Moonlight Hall of Ying Jie Exchange Center President of Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de Philosophie Professor William McBride gives a lecture on Rethinking Philosophy as a Public Discourse. Professor Tu Weiming Dean of Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University hosts the lecture. Professor McBride does a …


Professor Tu Weiming’s Excellent Lecture at the United Nations Global Forum (2/27/13)

Professor Tu Weiming’s Excellent Lecture at the United Nations Global Forum (2/27/13)

  On the morning of February 27th, 2013, Professor Tu Weiming attended 5th Global Forum at United Nations Alliance of Civilizations in Vienna, Austria and delivered a keynote speech entitled “Making Sense of Intercultural Dialogue in Our Age.” Professor Tu Weiming called for a more pragmatic approach by governments and civil society organizations in reaching …


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