Here is a report on the opening of the 20th ISCP conference in Singapore: http://www.iscp-online.org/ Wish I was there!
JeeLoo Liu, the new Executive Director of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP), writes with a range of news and updates on the society:
Dear ISCP Members and Associates:
As the new Executive Director of the ISCP, I would like to give you an update on our recent activities.
The Association of Chinese Philosophers in America has a new website: http://chinesephilosophersacpa.weebly.com/.
Robert Cummings Neville, Chair of the ISCP Board of Officers, has announced that JeeLoo Liu has been named to a five-year term as Executive Director of the society, beginning January 2017. Congratulations JeeLoo!
Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy 49th Annual Conference, June 9-12, 2017
Peking University, Beijing, China
CONFERENCE THEME: The Paradigm and Values of Chinese Philosophy within a Global Context
Keynote Speaker: Carine Defoort, University of Leuven, KU Leuven.
Title of Keynote Presentation: “To Name or not to Name: The Power of Words in Early Chinese Philosophy”
Deadline for Abstracts and Proposals: Feb 10, 2017
The deadline for submitting paper abstracts and panel proposals for 20th International conference on Chinese philosophy is 30 November 2016. The conference will take place at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore on July 4-7, 2017.
The conference website for information and submission is at http://www.hss.ntu.edu.sg/programmes/philosophy/iscp/Pages/Home.aspx .
The STCP (Society for Teaching Comparative Philosophy) has a special issue of the journal ASIANetwork, with selected papers from the first meeting. It’s available free, online, Vol 23 Issue 2. Here is the listing of papers, which look great!
Call for Papers (see below for deadlines)
The 20th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP) will be held at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore on 4 – 7 July 2017.
Conference Theme: Chinese Philosophy in a Multicultural World
In the 21st century, cultures that originated on different continents are in close contact and people from various philosophical and religious traditions interact on multiple levels. How can Chinese philosophy position and present itself in this multicultural and intercultural world? How does a globalized world affect the study and development of Chinese philosophy? What does Chinese philosophy contribute to the making of a more harmonious and prosperous world? How can Chinese philosophy more effectively interact and communicate with other traditions? What can Chinese philosophy do to further renew and enrich its own traditions? This conference explores such questions, directly and indirectly, from a wide range of perspectives.
Dear ISCWP members,
The ISCWP plans to sponsor one or two panels at the 2016 APA Eastern Division meeting (which will take place in January 4-7, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA).
Please send all submissions Send abstracts and proposals to: firstname.lastname@example.org by Sunday May 15, 2016.
The latest issue of the North American Korean Philosophy Association’s newsletter is now available on the NAKPA website, here.
Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy
48th Annual Conference
June 2-5, 2016
East-West Center, University of Hawai’i, Manoa
CONFERENCE THEME: “IMAGINATION”
Keynote Speaker: Professor Lawrence McCrea, Cornell University
Title of Keynote Presentation: “Other People’s Philosophy: Imagination and Identity”
Deadline for Abstracts and Proposals: Feb 1, 2016
The ISCWP website has been updated with details about the panels the organization is sponsoring at the upcoming APA conference; see here.
Invitation for ACPA Panels at APA Eastern 2016 and Celebration Reception for the 20th Anniversary of ACPA and 15th Anniversary of DAO
(Featuring a Special Talk: How to Publish in the Journal of DAO, by the Editor-in-Chief Dr. Huang Yong)
The Association of Chinese Philosophers in America (ACPA) would like to invite your participation in our three panels at APA Eastern 2016 below, and in particular our reception for the 20th Anniversary of ACPA and the 15th Anniversary of DAO. (See here for the reception flyer.)
The reception will be hosted at Marriott Ballroom Balcony B at the Mezzanine Level on Jan. 7, 5:15-6:30 pm. All are invited to come:
- Appetizers & Drinks
- A chance to chat with members and friends of ACPA.
- A Special Talk by Dr. Huang Yong (City University of Hong Kong) on the achievement of Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy and some tips and guidelines on how to have your work published in the journal
Registration for the reception is note required. Food and Drink are on first come first serve basis. Please feel free to contact Huaiyu Wang (email@example.com) for more information.
The inaugural biennial conference of the European Association for Chinese Philosophy will be held in Vilnius in early June. Keynote speakers Carine Defoort and Peng Guoxiang. Deadlines and other information on the EACP web site:
Please see below for the lineup of our two panels at the upcoming 2016 APA Eastern meeting. If you are interested in chairing a panel or commenting on one of the papers, please email Sarah Mattice shortly. Thank you.
The submission deadline for paper or panel proposals to the ISCWP for next year’s Eastern APA has been extended to May 4. The rest of the details can be seen here.
The ISCWP plans to sponsor one or two panels at the 2016 APA Eastern Division meeting.
Our Goal: We would like to encourage submissions of proposals of individual papers and panels. We encourage papers or panels that promote in-depth engagement between Chinese and Western philosophy. The submissions will be reviewed by all the three members of the board. When we select papers, we normally try to find papers that have common theme to form a panel. You may have a better chance to be accepted if you submit a panel proposal which already has a common theme.
For this year, we would especially like to encourage submissions to form at least one panel around the broad theme: Continental and Chinese Philosophy. Possible topics may include comparative work on individual figures (Heidegger, Levinas, Deleuze, Irigaray, Confucius, Mencius, Zhuangzi, etc.), topics from within these traditions (Hermeneutics and Chinese Philosophy, etc.), and work on 20th century Chinese philosophical figures such as Mou Zongsan, Tang Junyi, Xiong Shili, Liang Shuming, etc.
International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP) plans to host two sessions at the 2016 Eastern Division Meeting of American Philosophical Association (APA) on January 6-9 at the Wardman Park Marriott in Washington D.C. You are invited to submit a panel proposal or a paper abstract.
The 2015 ACPA Newsletter has been published, and can be accessed via their website at: http://www.acpa-net.org/news.html.
Due to some unexpected conflicts, the ACPA now needs another commentator for one of its sessions at APA Pacific 2015 (G7B: Ethics and Meaning of Life in Confuican and Daoist Philosophy, April 3, Friday evening 7-10pm). The paper is: Sean Drysdale Walsh (University of Minnesota Duluth), “Mencius and Aristotle on the Negative Duty to Flourish.” If anyone would be interested in commentating Prof. Walsh’s paper, please contact Huaiyu Wang as soon as possible.
The January 2015 ISCWP Newsletter is available from the society’s website. Among other things, new president XIAO Yang asks for feedback on possible new directions. Take a look! Comments here are also welcome.
At the APA (American Philosophical Association) Pacific Division Meeting (Vancouver, April 1-4, 2014). the ISCWP will sponsor two panels:
Huaiyu Wang writes, on behalf of the ACPA:
Please find below a Call for Paper for the ACPA panels at APA Eastern at Washington DC, Jan. 2016. This time, we plan to have two panels commemorating the 20th Anniversary of ACPA in addition to the Dao Best Essay Award session. At the same time, Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy will be commemorating its 15th Anniversary with a special issue/topic (please refer to the forthcoming call for paper by the journal editor for more information).
Moreover, ACPA and Dao plan to host a joint reception at APA 2016 that will feature a presentation by Dr. Huang Yong: “How to Publish in the Journal of DAO: A Message from the Editor-in-Chief,” to be followed with a Q&A Session.
Please see the below information for more details. We look forward to our members and friends to joining us in Washington DC for celebrating the achievements of the organization and the journal. We will keep you posted with update arrangements and please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any questions about and suggestions for this event.
Continue reading “CFP: Special ACPA Panel at 2016 Eastern APA”
I recently received this announcement from Jana Rošker about the newly-established European Association for Chinese Philosophy. There has been a lot of activity in Chinese philosophy for a while, and it’s nice to see this new scholarly association to encourage it further.
Many readers will be interested in the doings of the North American Korean Philosophy Association (NAKPA), the newsletter of which follows.
The NAKPA COURIER
A Quarterly E-Newsletter of the North American Korean Philosophy Association
No. 4, December, 2014
Season’s Greetings from the Desktop Editor
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Greetings once again from Omaha, Nebraska, US! I hope this letter finds you and all your loved ones well. First of all, we have just launched our Facebook page “North American Korean Philosophical Association” so please visit and “like” us. (I am indebted to Joe Bolling for this project).
In this issue of the NAKPA Courier, you are able to find the full program of the conference Korean and Comparative Philosophy and History of Philosophy that will be held at City University of Hong Kong, Dec. 12-13, 2014. In addition, the full program of the two sessions on Korean philosophy at the upcoming Eastern APA (American Philosophical Associations) in Philadelphia in December 2014, the session at the Central APA (St. Louis) in February 2015 and also one at the Pacific APA (Seattle) in April 2015 can be found. The first will be focused on the Korean traditional philosophy in general, the second one on the Korean Studies on the Book of Changes, and the last one on the Korean political philosophy. (For details, see the section below.) I am also pleased to let you know that “The Spirit of Korean Philosophy: Six Debates and Their Significance,” an international conference recently held in Omaha under the auspice of University of Nebraska at Omaha as well as the Academy of Korean Studies and NAKPA, went very well.
Duke University’s Center for Comparative Philosophy and the Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (CEACOP) at City University of Hong Kong are happy to announce an exciting new partnership . These two centers will initiate regular student and faculty exchanges, co-sponsor international conferences and workshops, and jointly teach courses, beginning with a new course this spring that can be taken for credit at either campus, Eastern and Western Conceptions of Human Nature, Ethics, and Politics. Additional cooperative programs will follow in the coming years. Read on for information about the new joint course.
The ACPA will sponsor two panels at the Pacific APA in Vancouver next April, “Ethics and the Meaning of Life in Confucian and Daoist Philosophy” and “Soul, Afterlife, and Truth in Chinese Thought.”
Here are the two ISCP panels to take place at the 2015 Pacific APA:
Yang Xiao writes: The board of ISCWP is glad to announce that we are going to have two panels at APA Pacific Division Meeting in April 2015 in Vancouver, Canada (see below). Here is the link to the information about the meeting:
We still need two volunteers to chair the two panels, and seven volunteers to be the commentators on the seven papers. Details are below. Please let me know as soon as possible, but no later than October 10th!
The ISCWP has announced its two panels for the Eastern APA:
The 19th International Conference of the International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP), on the theme “Chinese Philosophy in the Contemporary World (中國哲學與當代世界),” will be held July 21–24, 2015, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Information on the conference and the Call for Papers can be found below, and also at http://phil.arts.cuhk.edu.hk/iscp.
The new Society for Teaching Comparative Philosophy has a website and is seeking teaching materials (among other things) to share. Check it out!
Huaiyu Wang writes as follows (anyone interested please respond directly to him at firstname.lastname@example.org):
I am pleased to announce the tentative schedule for the following two panels for the Eastern APA meeting in Philadelphia. I would like to invite chairs for the two panels below and a commentator for each paper. (Please note that two papers have commentators already.)
The Association of Chinese Philosophers in America (ACPA) has released its latest Newsletter, with information about the new Board of Directors, Member news, and more.
Please read on for the results of the recent ISCP Election. Congratulations to the new officers!
I have heard from both the ISCWP and the ISCP concerning the panels they are sponsoring at the Pacific APA.
The International Society for Comparative Studies of Chinese and Western Philosophy (ISCWP) plans to sponsor one or two panels at next year’s Pacific Division Meeting of APA, which will take place at The Westin Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, California, USA on April 16-20, 2014. We hereby invite submissions.
Huaiyu Wang, ISCP’s Liaison with the Central APA, passes on this information about panels they will sponsor:
Next week the 18th International Conference of the ISCP will take place in Buffalo, New York; the extremely rich program is listed below. I am unfortunately not able to make it, though many blog regulars will be there; any comments from those in attendance would be most welcome!
18th ISCP International Conference on Chinese Philosophy
Chinese Philosophy and the Way of Living
State University of New York at Buffalo,
July 21-24, 2013
P.J. Ivanhoe writes with the news that the new Center for East Asian and Comparative Philosophy (CEACOP) at the City University of Hong Kong is now officially open for business. He says: “We are just getting started, but you can find the start of our festivities at our web page: http://www6.cityu.edu.hk/sa/ceacop/.” Congratulations! For those who’d like to learn more about the Center, contact information is on the website.
Jiyuan Yu, President of the ISCP, writes:
In the past months, ISCP sadly lost two prominent members and former leaders, Professor Lik-Kuen Tong and Professor Kwang-Sae Lee. Their contributions to our Society and to philosophy will be forever remembered and cherished. I was informed by Professor Laura Weed that Professor Lee was originally scheduled as a speaker at the coming APA Eastern Meeting at a panel organized by the International Institute of Field Being.
With his unexpected passing away and the withdrawal of three other panelists, Laura suggested that the International Institute of Field Being and ISCP work together to turn the available space and time into a memorial session dedicated to Professors Tong and Lee. I think it is a great idea and wholly embrace it. Hence I am calling for your participation, especially those members who know these two great scholars well and/or are interested in their philosophies. You can present a paper about their thought, or a memorial piece about either or both of them, or any other talks in honor of them.
Please contact me or Laura if you would like to speak. Thanks in advance. I would also like to encourage all ISCP members who are at APA Eastern to attend the session, regardless whether you speak or not. The time is: Saturday Morning, Dec. 29, 11:15–1: 15.
All the best wishes;
—Jiyuan Yu Professor of Philosophy SUNY Buffalo President and Executive Director International Society for Chinese Philosophy (ISCP) 135 Park Hall Buffalo, NY 14260
The August, 2012 ISCWP Newsletter is now available from the Association’s website. Enjoy!
Bo Mou, the Beijing Roundtable series coordinator for the ISCWP, has issued the first CFP for the 2013 Beijing Roundtable — this year, to be held in Wuhan, China. More more information, see this link.
Soon-to-be-former ACPA President JeeLoo Liu writes with news of the ACPA election. Congratulations to the new board!
Dan Robins, a frequent contributor to this blog, has accepted a job offer from the Department of Philosophy at the University of Hong Kong. Congratulations, Dan! Dan joins several other colleagues at HKU working in Chinese philosophy: Chad Hansen, who has returned to teach common core curriculum courses on behalf of the Department of Philosophy; Tang Siufu, in the School of Chinese; Joseph Chan, in the Department of Politics and Public Administration; and myself, in the Department of Philosophy.
To all ISCWP members (and any new members who join prior to April 29):
The term of the current ISCWP Board will end on June 30, 2011. Starting July 1, 2011, our current Vice-President (Sor-hoon Tan) will assume the Presidency. This spring, we need to elect two new board members to three-year terms: a new Vice-President (who will become president in 2014), and a new Secretary-Treasurer. Continue reading “ISCWP Call for Board Nominations”