The Inaugural Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Philosophy under the title Thinking across the Borders: Philosophy and China will take place in Vilnius, Latvia, from 9-11 June 2016. The organizers at the Vilnius University Centre of Oriental Studies now invite scholars with interest in Chinese philosophy and philosophy in China to submit panel and paper proposals for the conference as well as student paper abstracts for the Young Scholar Award. For more information visit the conference website: http://www.eacp2016.oc.vu.lt/
COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES: ISLAM, CONFUCIANISM AND BUDDHISM
organized by the Department of Asian and African Studies, Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana University
Date: December 11th – 13th 2015
Venue: Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana
CALL FOR PAPERS
for the special issue of the journal Asian Studies
The first issue in 2016 will be dedicated to the Buddhist studies. It will explore the role of Buddhism in contemporary global, especially European societies. The call for papers is especially directed towards (but not limited to) the participants of the Symposium dedicated to the same topic, which took place at the Faculty of Art in Ljubljana from March 12th to 14th 2015.
The main purpose of the issue is to explore the role of this ancient thought in modern life, to investigate and analyze the current prevailing attitudes towards Buddhism, to enable new insights into its theoretical contents, and to introduce its new methods and practices.
Themes to be addressed may include contemporary Buddhist ritual customs; Buddhist social practices; the relationship between Buddhism and other religious traditions; the relationship between Buddhist institutions and the state; Buddhist monasticism and its relationship to the laity; Buddhist ethics; Buddhist "modernism," the concept of mindfulness, the relationship between Buddhism and psychology, neurology and cognitive sciences, and so on.
We welcome papers from scholars, researchers, PhD students and others who have expertise in the above mentioned topic.
CALL FOR PAPER AND PANEL PROPOSALS
Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy's panels at the American Philosophical Association's Eastern Division meeting
Including for a Special Workshop on How to Incorporate Asian Texts into Traditional Philosophy Courses
2016 Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association
January 6-9, 2016, Washington, DC
University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Blue Room
March 12th – 14th 2015
In order to promote a deeper understanding of philosophy and culture among civilizations and encourage further professional and cultural exchanges between China and Europe we will hold the International Conference on De 德 (Virtue) and Mei 美 (Beauty) in Chinese Philosophy in Venice, Italy, March 25-27, 2015
Conference Web Page: http://warpweftandway.com/conference-德-美
Call for Papers
4th International Conference on Buddhism in Australasian Region
Perth, Australia 26th- 28th Feb 2015
Deadline: 25th Nov 2014
Conference Web Page: http://www.chinesestudies.eu/index.php/component/content/article/91-conf...