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- May 2011, New Horizons in Eastern Humanism: Buddhism, Confucianism and the Quest for Global Peace
- December 2010, Governance of Life in Chinese Moral Experience–The quest for an adequate life
- April 2010, The Global Significance of Concrete Humanity——Essays on the Confucian Discourse in Cultural China
- The 1st Sinyi Lecture was held on Dec. 8, 2016
- Nov. 26th to Nov. 28th, 2016, The Workshop “Confucianism in the Age of Enlightenment” was held at Peking University
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In the evening of April 8th, Prof. Tu Weiming delivered a wonderful lecture for JT University’steachers and students in Room 101,Science Museum of Xi’an JT University, which is themed as “Confucian’s benevolence as the universal value”. Before the meeting, professor … Continue reading
On Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2015, ‘Discourse on Confucian Entrepreneurs in 2015’ was held in Beijing University
‘Discourse on Confucian Entrepreneurs in 2015: “Conscience.Entrepreneurs.Value Remodeling” forum was held from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12 in Yingjie Exchange Center at Peking University. The forum was jointly organized by World Ethics Center of Peking University, Institute of Advanced Humanities … Continue reading
On January 11th, 2014, Prof. Tu Weiming Visits Malaysia And Signs a Cooperation Agreement With the Global Movement of Moderates Foundation
Following the speech, WEIB Director Tu Weiming and GMM Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. This agreement affirmed that the two organizations will sincerely cooperate in various activities that seek to strengthen cultural and ethical … Continue reading
On 16 September 2015, the 2015 Conference of the International Institute of Philosophy (IIP) opened at Peking University (PKU), Beijing, China. The two main sponsors of this Conference are the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies (IAHS) of PKU and Songyang … Continue reading
Chinese edition of Financial Times published on 28 January 2012 an interesting interview with Prof. Tu Weiming .
On Monday, 2012.06.04, Prof. Tu Weiming visited Istanbul University in Istanbul, Turkey where he gave a lecture on “Alliance of Civilizations in the Perspective of Confucian Thought.” A YouTube post with the recording of this lecture is accessible below.
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
Prof. Fred Dallmayr and Prof. Tu Weiming found time in the evening of June 10th, 2011 away from a conference organized by Institute for Human Sciences (Institut für die Wissenschaften vom Menschen ) in Vienna, Austria. They decided to follow up … Continue reading
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
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.” Here’s the … Continue reading