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The International Conference “Philosophy and Current Society”

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Date(s) - 19/06/2014 - 20/06/2014



The Confucius Institute within the University of Bucharest organizes the international conference “Philosophy and current society” which will be held between the 19th and 20th of June 2014, in Sinaia.

Being the first international academic event organized by the Confucius Institute in Bucharest, the conference aims to bring together specialists not only in the field of sinology, but also in other fields of study, interested in identifying the bridges between Western and Chinese philosophy in the context of contemporary society. The conference aims to answer the question to what extent can ethical values ​​suggested by Chinese classical philosophy offer solutions to acute problems in modern society in the context of globalization.

The suggested topics within the conference are:

-          Philosophy and culture

-          Philosophical tradition and contemporary reflection

-          The role of Philosophy in Romania and China in the current period

The entries can be submitted in Romanian, Chinese or English.

Those interested in participating are requested to send the paper title and an abstract of the paper not exceeding 200 words and five keywords at the e-mail addresses: bailan_lb@yahoo.com or mugur.zlotea @ g.unibuc.ro

The deadline for submission is 31st of March, 2014.

The paper must be submitted in its final form by the 20th of May in order to ensure its translation into Chinese.

The organizers will cover the costs of accommodation and meals during the two-day conference, the cost of the transport being supported by the participants.

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