CFP: ECNU International Graduate Philosophy Conference, Shanghai

The East China Normal University (ECNU) Graduate Philosophy Conference will take place on 7-9 November 2019 and will focus on  frontier themes present in philosophies of the world in light of our ever-increasingly globalized context. Keynote speakers will include Roger T. Ames (Peking University) and Paul J. D’Ambrosio (ECNU). The title of the conference will be Theory (li 理) and Practice (shi 事) in Chinese and Western Traditions.

Applicants should prepare a presentation in English or Chinese approximately 20 minutes in length and submit to before the deadline, September 23, along with the applicant’s name, nationality and the name of the university at which they are enrolled.

Successful applicants will receive free room and board during their stay in Shanghai.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at, or by WeChat at:

  • Rory O’Neill  [Roryon888]
  • Carlin Reining [CarlinReinig]
  • Ding Hongran [ddsmda]

Topics suitable for proposals include, but are not limited to:

  • Theory (li 理) and Practice (shi 事) in Chinese and Western Traditions
  • Theory of Action
  • Practical Wisdom
  • Personhood and Relationality
  • Environmental Ethics
  • The AI Challenge and Chinese Wisdom
  • Cultural Communication and New World Order

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