Bryan Van Norden talks about Chinese philosophy in an interview on the APA Blog. Check it out!
At a symposium yesterday, “Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the irreplaceable role of philosophy and social sciences for building socialism with Chinese characteristics, urging Chinese characteristics to be incorporated in their development.” Xinhua English-language story here; Chinese here.
From Piotr Gibas and Keith Knapp:
We are pleased to announce that The Citadel and the College of Charleston will host the 20th annual meeting of the Southeast Early China Roundtable in the charming city of Charleston, South Carolina, from October 28th to October 30th. Our keynote speaker will be Robin Yates of McGill University.
We welcome proposals for presentations dealing with pre-Song China from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including anthropology, archaeology, art history, history, literature, philosophy, and religious studies. Please send a short abstract (250 words) of your proposed presentation and full institutional contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 1, 2016. As per custom of the SEECR, the host universities will cover participants’ room and board. Early submissions are welcome.