[Conference] Global Humanities Festival and international conference
To promote dissemination and development of the humanities, to bring together the fields of the humanities and their interfaces with social and natural sciences, and to facilitate dialogues and collaborations between humanities scholars in China and around the world, Xiamen University, together with the International Council for the Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) and the Asian New Humanities Net (ANHN), will host a Global Humanities Festival and an international conference on Challenges and Duties of Humanities: Asian and Global Commitments from April 16 to April 20, 2018, at Xiamen University.
The festival and conference, themed around current challenges and duties of the humanities, will be composed of a series of academic presentations, open forums, interactive workshops, and cultural exhibitions. During the festival and conference, the first formal meeting of the Executive Committee of CIPSH will take place at Xiamen University.
About 80 internationally distinguished scholars and institutional leaders will attend this festival and conference. This unprecedented event marks a brand new stage of collaboration between Xiamen University, CIPSH, and ANHN in promoting the dissemination and development of the humanities, and creates unique opportunities for each. Through this event, Xiamen University hopes to strengthen her interaction and collaboration with CIPSH, UNESCO, and ANHN in a variety of related fields, to elevate her proud tradition in the humanities to a higher level, and to bring to the City of Xiamen renewed vigor in the humanities.
For more information, please click the link: http://humanityfestival.xmu.edu.cn/