Projects

Research on Confucian Entrepreneurs

The concept of “Confucian entrepreneurs” is rich in tradition, as well as contemporary relevance. Confucians and entrepreneurs are not only the two parties of the dialogue but also the constituent elements of the selfsame cultural identity—“Confucian entrepreneurs.” The academics may be versed in Confucian studies, but they lack influence. The politicians, if they advocate Confucian …


Research on Ma Yifu and Sinology: Prof. Wu Guang

This project hopes to promote research on Ma Yifu’s life & thoughts, and investigate the contemporary Confucian & sinological issues related to this influential man. With the help of the research strength of academic institutions & scholars at home and abroad, it will undoubtedly further strengthen the overall  research on Ma Yifu and his relationship …


Tradition and Transformation—Changing Ethics in the the Age of Globalization: Prof. Yao Xinzhong

Traditional ethics, as championed by Confucianism, have been and continue to undergo a dramatic transformation in contemporary China. This ethical transformation in the age of globalization is characterized by two new features that emerge from the rapid social, economic and cultural changes over the past three decades: (1) the coexistence of the pre-modern, modern and …


Management and International Consulting: Prof. Robert Fuller

(***information is being  assembled***)   The Management and International Consulting Program is the product of cultural exchanges between eastern and western civilizations, thus closely connected to the conception of world ethics. The director of the Management and International Consulting Program is Prof. Robert Fuller, former president of Oberlin College. In December 2012, WEIB held a …


Global Media Ethics: Prof. Yu Hong and Liu Yide

The history of media technologies is central to the history of civilization (Gladney, 1991). Media ethics research focuses on developing a comprehensive set of theories and principles for the practice of various actors within the media ecology, including news people, media audience, religion, law, government, media content and media technology. Insights from media ethics researches …