Deborah Sommer lecture Thursday May 4th

Tomorrow, May 4th, at 9 p.m. Beijing time the 四海为学 “Collaborative Learning” Project will host Deborah Sommer. Prof. Sommer will discuss different images of Confucius, including statues and paintings, in China and the West. For more details about Prof. Sommer’s talk, including the Zoom link, please go to:

For more information on the 四海为学 “Collaborative Learning” Project and upcoming events, please visit our website at

Please also note two upcoming seminars which may be of interest:
Dimitra Amarantidou of the University of Macau will be teaching “The Bad Confucius” this May.
Robert A. Carleo of East China Normal University will be teaching “Confucianism Today” this July.

We kindly invite you to share this information with anyone who might be interested, especially students, and contact us if you would like to be more actively involved in our project.

We look forward to your participation.


Paul J. D’Ambrosio

四海为学 “Collaborative Learning” Project
Center for Intercultural Research
School of Philosophy
East China Normal University
Shanghai, Minhang
500 Dongchuan road, 200241

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