Humanistic Spirit and Ecological Consciousness

Event description: 

Second Annual Centre of Heaven and Earth

The Songshan Forum on Chinese and World Civilizations

September 5-8, 2013  

Dengfeng, Henan, China

The annual Songshan Forum, co-hosted by the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies of Peking University, the Henan Chinese Civilizational Transmission and Development Foundation, the Institute for Songshan Civilizational Studies, and the Municipal Government of Dengfeng, seeks to create a high-end academic platform for inter-civilizational, inter-cultural, and inter-religious dialogue on issues pressing to China and the human civilization today towards the emergence of a new dialogical civilization.  This Forum invites eminent scholars and practitioners of the field from both China and abroad to participate in the forum, representing Confucian, Buddhist, Daoist, Islamic, Christian, Jewish, and Indian civilizations, as well as experts from ecological studies and advocacy.

Mary Evelyn Tucker will be giving one of the keynote speeches at this Forum.

Since 2010, Dengfeng, Henan has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.