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“Can Confucianism Save the World?”

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Co-hosted by Yale Center Beijing, Wesleyan University Alumni Group and Yale Club of Beijing.

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Time and Location

Wednesday, 05/10/2017
Registration: 6:30-7:00 pm
Talk and Q&A: 7:00-8:30 pm

Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Station, Exit C)

Registration and Fees

Purchase in advance: Free for students; RMB 80 for others.
Purchase at the door: RMB 100.

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Please email yalecenterbeijing@yale.edu if you have any questions, or call Yale Center Beijing at (10) 5909 0200.

The Event

In what ways is Confucianism’s revival a good thing for China and for the world? Two experts on modern Confucianism discuss Confucianism’s potential impact on education, society, ethics, the environment, and other areas.

LANGUAGE

The language of the event will be English.

The Speakers

Stephen C. Angle (Yale '87)
Mansfield Freeman Professor of East Asian Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University

Stephen C. Angle is Mansfield Freeman Professor of East Asian Studies and Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University. During 2016-17, he is a Berggruen Fellow at Tsinghua University. Angle specializes in Chinese Philosophy, Confucianism, Neo-Confucianism, and comparative philosophy, and is the author of Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy (2009; Chinese edition, 2017), Contemporary Confucian Political Philosophy: Toward Progressive Confucianism (2012; Chinese edition, 2015), co-author (with Justin Tiwald) of Neo-Confucianism: A Philosophical Introduction (2017), and co-editor of two other volumes. His blog on Chinese and comparative philosophy is warpweftandway.com.

Daniel A. Bell
Dean of the Faculty of Politics and Public Administration at Shandong University and professor at Tsinghua University (Schwarzman College)

Daniel A. Bell is dean of the faculty of politics and public administration at Shandong University and professor at Tsinghua University (Schwarzman College). He is the author of The China Model: Political Meritocracy and the Limits of Democracy (paperback, 2016; Chinese edition titled 贤能政治 published by Citic Press in 2016) and of four other books on East Asian politics and philosophy published by Princeton University Press. He is also the editor of the Princeton-China series. He publishes in leading media outlets in China and the West and his works have been translated in 23 languages.

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