Language, Culture and Values: East and West

December 16, 2014 - December 18, 2014
School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi

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  • Institute of Cross Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange

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Language and Culture, Ethnic boundaries, Transcending Culture, Meaning  and Culture, Intercultural Learning and Translation, Cultural Commensurability and Incommensurability and Translation, Globalization and Values, Globalization and Traditional Values, Ethnic identity and Culture, Society, Culture and Consumption, Culture and Cognition, Cultural Change, Cultural Contact, Cultural Theory, Material Culture,

Social identification, Dynamics of group culture, Ethnic boundaries, Constructing and deconstructing ethnic identity, Evolution of Culture, Encountering different cultures,  Cultural shock, , Media and society, Morality and society, Taoist view on morality, Enlightened anarchy, Values in Confucius ethics, Perfectionist and situational ethics, Spirituality and modern age, Humanism and positivism, Reductionist approach to moral responsibility, Asian society and culture, Globalization’s effects on culture and values, Hybrid cultural systems, Hybrid ethical theory, Cultural meaning,  Culture and postmodernity, Buddhist ethics, Buddhism and philosophy of deconstruction, Culture and values of modernity, Cultural roots of environmental problems, etc.

Advisory Board Members: Barbara Amodio (USA), Gordon Haist (USA), Elizabeth Koldzak (Poland),Tommi Lehtonen(Finland) Maria Marczewska (Poland), Debkumar Mukhopadhya (India), Rizwanur Rahman (India), Brooke Schueneman(USA), Shivaji Sengupta(USA), Ming Shao (China), Andrew Ward (UK), Su-Chen Wu (Taiwan)

Papers from the Conference will be published subject to editorial review:

  1. Books and papers: Magnus Publications
  2. Journal of Indian Philosophy and religion
  3. Interdisciplinary Journal

Papers from our last four conferences have been published by the Cambridge Scholars Press and by Magnus Publications.


Revisiting Mysticism,

Politics of War

Politics, Pluralism and Religion

Spirituality and Morality in the Contemporary World

After Secularization: A Philosophical Study of the Preconditions of Religion

Major Doctrines of Hinduism and Buddhism

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