CFP: The Future of Whole Person Education in East Asian Higher Education: Its Philosophy and Endeavour from Within and Abroad

Submission deadline: February 11, 2019

Conference date(s):
September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019

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Department of Religion and Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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***DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11 February 2019***

Invitation for proposal submission for 2019 conference on “The Future of Whole Person Education in East Asian Higher Education: Its Philosophy and Endeavour from Within and Abroad”:

With the support of generous donation from Tin Ka Ping Foundation, the Department of Religion and Philosophy and the Centre for Sino-Christian Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University are going to organize a conference on the theme “The Future of Whole Person Education in East Asian Higher Education: Its Philosophy and Endeavour from Within and Abroad”, to be held at Hong Kong Baptist University on Friday and Saturday, September 27-28, 2019.

The conference aims to explore the context and the future development of whole person education and philosophy. Discussions will also extend to the promotion of value education, moral education, cultural education, East Asian cultural contexts, and service learning in East Asia region. The following are some suggested sub-themes for the conference:

(1) Philosophy of whole person education;
(2) Context of whole person education in East Asia and case studies;
(3) Innovative trend of whole person education;
(4) Moral culture in the East and West and inter-cultural interaction;
(5) Moral education, value education and service culture in East Asia region;
(6) Confucianism and modern education;
(7) Ethics and modern education;
(8) Social, political and economic research and value education;
(9) Asian religions and whole person education

FORMAT OF PAPER SUBMISSION

Proposal of paper covering (one of) the above-mentioned sub-themes are welcomed. The submitted work should be original work that has not been previously published. Word limit for paper is 10,000 words in Chinese or 8,000 words in English, inclusive of abstract, footnotes and references. Authors of selected proposals will be invited to join the conference for presentation. For overseas speakers, we will offer a travel subsidy of HK$1,000, and cover board and lodging during the conference (with one extra night of lodging before the conference). Upon peer-review and revision after the conference, papers will be selected and published in English for promotion of philosophy and practice of whole person education. If you are interested to participate in the conference, please send your proposal (with information about your affiliation, email address, title of the proposed paper) through email (cscs@hkbu.edu.hk) to CSCS on or before 11 Feb 2019 5pm. The result will be announced by 22 February 2019.

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