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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! “Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Tu Weiming and Li Qing Lectured at PKU Law School

Peking University Law School Reports: December 21, 2010, at the joint invitation of associate professor Bin Ling of Peking University Law School and the Charity, Sports and Legal Research Center of Peking University, Professor Tu Weiming and the chief partner of S&P Law Firm Li Qing lectured at Peking … Continue reading

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Peking University Awards 53 Outstanding Teachers

On December 20, 2010, Humanities Foundation of Peking University presented awards to 53 outstanding teachers at its very first awards ceremony. Professor Tu Weiming was one of the professors who received the awards at the event. For a complete report … Continue reading

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Prof. Tu Gave A Speech at the 5th Confucius Institute Conference

December 11, 2010 Saturday at 7 pm, Professor Tu Weiming, director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University and Professor of Harvard University, made a speech on the global development of Confucius Institutes at the 5th Confucius … Continue reading

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Debate on Traditional Culture: Tu Weiming vs. Yuan Weishi

Prof. Yuan Weishi, a retired philosophy professor at Zhong Shan University and an expert on China’s modern history, views the “May 4th Movement” as the creative transformation of traditional Chinese. Prof. Tu, on the other hand, believes that the “May 4th Movement” has destroyed the fundamentals of Confucianism. To read about the thought-provoking debate between Tu and Yuan in Chinese, click here. Continue reading

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Reading Confucius

The first session of Confucian text reading was hosted by Prof. Tu Weiming at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University on Saturday, December 4th, 2010. The first session of Confucian Classics Reading Group was held by Prof. … Continue reading

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Tu Weiming Was Elected Titular Member of IIP

Tu Weiming (Research Professor and former Harvard-Yenching Professor of Chinese History and Philosophy and of Confucian Studies) was elected titular member of the Institute of International Philosophy (IIP), representing China, by its latest general assembly (held in Paris on September 17).  IIP, the oldest … Continue reading

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Tu delivered keynote address on World Philosophy Day

The World Philosophy Day 2010 will be held in Iran on 18th November 2010. Tu Weiming, Professor of Philosophy at Peking University, will deliver a keynote address on November 21, 2010 during the three-day event. In his address, Prof. Tu will reflect … Continue reading

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Dialogue between Homi Bhabha and Tu Weiming

According to Beijing Forum Newsletter Vol. 6 No.2, a dialogue between two of the world’s greatest minds Homi Bhabha and Tu Weiming was held at 2010 Beijing Forum on May 20. Download the report.

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Inter-faith Dialogue between Jürgen Moltmann and Tu Weiming

A Christian-Confucian Dialogue between Prof. Tu Weiming and Professor Jurgen Moltmann at 2010 Beijing Forum. Read more.

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