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Delivered a commemorative lecture at Soka University

News from Soka University, Japan: On Saturday, October 8, 2011, the 41st Soka University and 27th Soka Women’s College graduation ceremony was held at the Ikeda Auditorium. Student representatives and their guardians, faculty members, administration staff, and donors attended the event. The … Continue reading

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Dialogue b/w Prof. Tu & Prof. Taylor in Vienna

On June 11th, 2011, Prof. Tu Weiming and Prof. Charles M. Taylor held a dialogue at Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen (Institute for Human Sciences) in Vienna, Austria (To watch the video recording of this dialogue, click here).

Prof. Charles Taylor is a philosopher best known for his contributions in political philosophy, the philosophy of social science, and the history of philosophy. His contributions to these fields have earned him both the prestigious Kyoto Prize and the Templeton Prize. In 2007, Taylor served with Gérard Bouchard on the Bouchard-Taylor Commission on Reasonable Accommodation with regard to cultural differences in the province of Quebec, Canada. Prof. Taylor is currently Professor Emeritus at McGill University and Permanent Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences.

Prof. Tu Weiming is the Director of Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies and a Lifetime Professor of Philosophy Peking University. He is also Professor Emeritus and a Senior Fellow of Asia Center at Harvard University. Prof. Tu has been instrumental in developing dialogues among civilizations, Cultural China, reflections on the Enlightenment mentality of the modern West and multiple modernities. He is currently researching the modern transformation of Confucian humanism in East Asia and tapping its spiritual resources for human flourishing in the global community. Continue reading

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Keynote Address at 2011 NCLC

In the early afternoon of April 15, 2011, the participants of National Chinese Language Conference gathered in the Grand Ballroom at San Francisco Hilton Hotel for Prof. Tu Weiming’s keynote address entitled “New Confucianism in a Global Age.” Prof. Tu … Continue reading

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Noted Scholar Addresses Confucian Humanism

Western Michigan University News Report by Margaret von Steinen April 7, 2011 Harvard’s Dr. Tu Weiming will present “An Interreligious Perspective on Confucian Humanism,” at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in the Fetzer Center’s Putney Auditorium at Western Michigan University. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events that Prof. Tu Plans to Attend (Tentative)

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In Memory of Kapur

World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations reports: On March 12, 2011 Kapur Surya Foundation and India International Centre convened the commemorative event “The Vision and Legacy of J.C. Kapur: Quest for an Equitable Human Order” at the India International Centre … Continue reading

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Prof. Tu Is to Give Keynote Address at 2011 NCLC

Prof. Tu Weiming will give a keynote speech at the 2011 National Chinese Language Conference. The conference will take place at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O’Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Tel: 1-415-771-1400. Professor Tu will give his speech in Plenary Session: Date: … Continue reading

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Video of Prof. Tu delivered his Lecture at U of Toledo

On Feb. 16, 2011, Prof. Tu Weiming, an internationally recognized expert on Confucianism, delivered the Annual Lecture on Eastern Religious Thought at the University of Toledo. In his lecture, Prof. Tu discussed “Listening to Confucius”. To see the video, click here. Video … Continue reading

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“Confucianism & Prof Tu Weiming” on Faith Matters by WGTE

Coming Soon to Faith Matters: Confucianism & Prof. Tu Weiming Faith Matters is a new WGTE series that explores contemporary religious issues, beliefs and practices of the great religious traditions of the world. Discussions include Religion & Violence, Religion & … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year!

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