Lecture Announcement: Intercultural Phenomenology: Playing with Reality

The Research Center for Intercultural Phenomenology at Ritsumeikan University is hosting a lecture on intercultural phenomenology. The lecture will be in Japanese. Please find more information regarding the topic and the lecturers here.
Time: Jun 16, 2024 2:00-4:30 PM (UTC+09:00)
Location: 立命館大学衣笠キャンパス・清心館206教室
Zoom: to join remotely, please register through this form before June 6.

May Sim Lecture: Comparing Aristotle and the Early Confucians

The Center for Contemporary Aristotelian Studies in Ethics and Politics would like to invite everyone to the following lecture:

Professor May Sim, College of the Holy Cross
“Identity, Difference & Metaphysics: Comparing Aristotle and the Early Confucians”

Date: Friday 8 December 2023, 3:00PM EST/8:00PM GMT

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Topic: CASEP Research Fellow Lecture
Time: Dec 8, 2023 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 925 8171 5369
Passcode: 961174

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Online Lecture: Selfishness & Self-Centeredness

Saint Louis University’s Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) Center and Department of Philosophy are happy to announce that they will be hosting a Zoom lecture next  Tuesday, September 19th. This lecture is “Selfishness & Self-Centeredness” by Philip J. Ivanhoe from Georgetown University. The aims of this talk are to describe and make clear the philosophically related but distinct notions of selfishness and self-centeredness and show how the latter in particular relates to concerns about oneness, the self, and happiness. Please click here for the flyer or information on registration.

Latest from 四海為學 “Collaborative Learning” Project

The 四海為學 “Collaborative Learning” Project will host two events this month.

August 23nd (tomorrow) at 8:00pm Beijing time we will host a book discussion of Alexus McLeod’s The Philosophical Thought of Wang Chong.  For details and the Zoom link click here.

On August 30th at 8:00pm Beijing time a round table on Social and Political Hierarchies. Further information and the Zoom link can be found here..

For a full calendar of our events through May 2024 click here.  All of our events are free and open to everyone. There is no pre-registration required.

On-Line Lecture: Ing on Tao Yuanming

The Coffee Time Talks on Chinese Thought series, sponsored by the Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (AMES) Center at Saint Louis University, will be hosting a Zoom lecture by Dr. Michael Ing (Associate Professor, Religious Studies, Indiana University Bloomington) on Wednesday, March 29th from 4:30-6:00PM Central Time. The lecture is titled: “The First Teacher Left Behind Instruction”: Images of Confucius (and Zhuangzi) in the Poetry of Tao Yuanming.

Zoom ID: 984 9500 6071

Please see the attached flyer for more details.

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Online Lecture: Perkins, The Problem of Evil beyond Theism

The Sun Yat-sen University is pleased to announce the 35th Comparative Philosophy Workshop which will be held virtually from 9:00 am to 11:00 am (Bejing time), on March 30th, 2023. The workshop will be held using Tencent Voov Meeting, and any video recording of the meeting is prohibited. Please click here to sign up for the workshop. If you have any questions about the meeting, please email the workshop coordinator, JIA Yongze.

Topic: “The Problem of Evil beyond Theism”

Speaker: Franklin Perkins (Professor of Philosophy, the University of Hawaii at Manoa)

Hybrid Lecture: Further Reflections on the “Unmoved Heart”

The Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica; the Research Center of Taiwan, Oriental Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences; and the online colloquium series, “Philology in Our Time: The Early China Project” are happy to announce a hybrid talk by Jeffrey Riegel titled “Further Reflections on an ‘Unmoved Heart’: Mengzi 2A2 Revisited”. The event will occur on Thursday, March 23rd, 2023, 10:00 am (Taipei/Hong Kong) at both 2nd Floor Conference Room, Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy as well as on Webex (online). The event will be chaired by LEE Ming-huei and CHUNG Tsai-chun (both Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica), and feature the following discussants: LIN Ming-chao (National Taiwan University), WU Zhen-xun (National Taiwan University), HUANG Chi-li (Tunghai University), and NG Kai Chiu (National Chengchi University).

Please click here to sign up for the online version and here for an abstract of the paper being discussed.

Call for Registration: Questioning ‘Western Philosophy’

Worcester College, Oxford is happy to announce a call for registration for the coming conference, “Questioning ‘Western Philosophy’: Philosophical, Historical, and Historiographical Challenges”. The event will happen both in-person and online from 28th April to 30th April 2023. The event will be the first international conference that subjects this concept to critical interrogation, asking whether it is legitimate, where it comes from, when and how it becomes widespread, and how it impacts our understanding of philosophy and its history. Building on work from, inter alia, the history of philosophy, global intellectual history, intercultural and comparative philosophy, critical philosophy of ‘race’, and decolonial studies, the conference will explore the concept of ‘Western Philosophy’ from philosophical, historical, and historiographical perspectives. Please read below for more information and how to register.

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Online Workshop: Tiwald on “The Confucian Debate on Virtue Politics” 

The Sun Yat-sen University is pleased to announce the 34th Comparative Philosophy Workshop which will be held virtually at 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Bejing time), on March 16th, 2023. The workshop will be held using Tencent Voov Meeting, and any video recording of the meeting is prohibited. Please click here to sign up for the workshop.

Topic: “The Confucian Debate on Virtue Politics” 

Speaker: Justin TIWALD (Professor of Philosophy, University of Hong Kong) 

Moderator: Jun-Hyeok KWAK (Professor of Philosophy (Zhuhai), Sun Yat-sen University)    

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CEACOP Seminar

The CEACOP is happy to announce that they will have a new seminar this Friday, March 3rd at 2pm (HKT). The speaker is Ahyoung Lee (Ph.D. Candidate, City University of Hong Kong) and her talk is “On Han Fei’s Enlightened Ruler”. The seminar will take place via Zoom, please click here for the poster for the event. Read below for the Zoom information.

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