Category: Summer Institute

2016 Nishan Confucian Studies Summer Institute

The 2016 Nishan Confucian Studies Summer Institute International Program for Teachers of Chinese Culture is an invitation to spend a month reading the Confucian classics world-renowned experts Roger T. Ames, Chenshan Tian and other distinguished comparative philosophy and Confucian scholars at a newly established Confucian academy at the site of Confucius’s birthplace. The first three annual Summer Institutes, held in July 2011, June 2012 and July 2013 (in Beijing), as well as the two short-term workshops July 18-28, 2014 and December 6-12, 2015, were a great success.This has become an annual gathering of the brightest students and teachers from around the world. For one month in the summer of 2016, we will come back again to the birthplace of Confucius, Nishan, and students will again read Chinese classics . Let’s welcome students and teachers interested in Chinese culture to join us for this unique educational and research experience.

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Caribbean Philosophical Association – 2 events

The Caribbean Philosophical Association (CPA) is pleased to announce two events coming up for the Summer 2016.


CPA Summer School 2016

Applications are due January 30th and available here.
Acceptance Notifications will be sent out by March 1st. Questions? Email jane.gordon@uconn.edu


Shifting the Geography of Reason XIII: Theorizing from Small Places

Please visit this link to submit your application. Submission deadline is December 15th, 2015. In turn, we will send out acceptance notices by January 30th, 2016. Questions? Write to Jane Gordon at caribphil@gmail.com

Confucian Studies Summer Institute

We are pleased to introduce the Second Annual Confucian Studies Summer Institute at the Nishan Birthplace of the Sage Academy in Shandong, China, June 6 to July 3, 2012.

This month-long training program for teachers of Chinese culture (and select graduate students) will be led by professors Roger T. Ames (University of Hawaii), Sor-hoon Tan (National University of Singapore) and Tian Chenshan (Beijing Foreign Studies University), with a special series of lectures by Henry Rosemont, Jr. (Brown University). Our time together will revolve around careful and critical readings of classical texts and contemporary commentaries, seminars, discussion groups, cultural events and activities, and a number of field trips.
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