YAKURA Katsuo, a Youth Commitee memberof New Komeito, studied at Tokyo University, holds a Law degree from the University of California (UCLA), studied at the prestigious Fudan University in Shanghai, and already spent some time in the Chinese capital Beijing.
BEIJING – Failure to care about “cultural property rights” as much as Beijing frets over sovereignty of lands and seas has seen too many Chinese concepts and words co-opted and replaced by inferior Western examples. China has taken its place as the world’s biggest trading nation, now it needs to re-write so-called “world history”.
Multimillionaire and German philanthropist Karl Schlecht visited China’s leading institute of higher education, Peking University (PKU), together with prominent ethicists Professor Klaus Leisinger and Professor Josef Wieland, paving the way and discussing with eminent Confucian scholar and Peking University Professor Tu Weiming and his colleagues the establishment of the new World Ethics Institute in Beijing (WEIB).
Thorsten Pattberg with multimillionaire Karl Schlecht, industrial genius and founding father of the recently established World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB) that will help China to leap to the forefront of global business ethics.
Peking University: World Ethics Institute launched! by Thorsten Pattberg The Who’s Who of Global Ethics and Global Business Ethics met in Beijing on Oct 29th to celebrate the inauguration of WEIB – World Ethics Institute Beijing.
The International Association for Comparative Study of China and the West (IACSCW) invites proposals for presentations at its conference to be held in Beijing at Peking University from 12 to14 July 2013.
The East-West dichotomy is a manifesto that was first published as crude manuscript in 2009 and has since spread through the internet and has attracted over 293,000 unique visitors on this website alone. It deals with the conceptual contrast between Eastern and Western cultures and is now one of the most widely read texts in Asian Studies today. The Foreign Language Press in Beijing is going to publish a new edition in 2013.
The shengren is the single most important concept in the Chinese tradition. Yet, ‘Science’ magazine “has never heard about it”, and your Asia correspondent in Beijing politely declines to publish a Chinese word, or to report about it. Clearly, Science magazine is practicing a “white vocabulary policy”.