China Centre Tübingen (CCT)


[19.06.2019] A Chinese World Ethos? Tu Weimings Spiritual Humanism

At the 2018 World Congress of Philosophy in Beijing, eminent philosopher and director of our partner institution World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB), Tu Wei-ming, delivered the keynote speech. Speaking on the theme of 'Spiritual Humanism' Prof. Tu discussed what it means to  'Learn to be Human'. On Wed. June 18, we will show a short film of Tu Wei-ming outlining these ideas. Dr. Jonathan Keir - formerly a scholar at Welthethos Institut Tübingen (WEIT) and now at WEIB - will then examine Tu's vision and compare it to Hans Küng's idea of a 'Welthethos'. We look forward to an open and exciting discussion.

The event will take place at June 19th, 18:15 at CCT.

[25.06.2019] Effect of Foreign Cultures in the Development of Contempoary China

Director and Head of Institute for Global History at Beijing Foreign Studies University, Professor Li Xuetao will give the ninth lecture in the Ringvorlesung series, China: Gestern-Heute-Morgen. He will discuss the influences of exchange with foreign countries and foreign policy on the cultural relations with foreigners and the historical way of thinking of today's Chinese.

All lectures in the series take place on Tuesdays at 18:15 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22

More informations here.

Lecture Series: China Business Culture

Business culture in contemporary China is shaped not only by the global context and the political demands and goals of the Communist Party, but also to a large extent by deep cultural structures and historical experiences of China's early industrialization efforts.

In a series of three lectures, featuring both scholars and entrepreneurs, we explore different dimensions of business culture and practice in China today, drawing on both philosophical and political-economic concepts from China's past and present which influence contemporary management thinking and behaviour.

Ringvorlesung Summer 2019 - China: Past, Present and Future

As part of the Studium Generale curriculum, CCT's Ministry of Education-funded ChinaForum Tübingen (CFT) project team has organised a series of lectures on China's social, political and economic transformation. Featuring both renowned China scholars and speakers from the world of business and the media, the series opens on April 23 with a lecture from CCT director, Prof. Helwig Schmidt-Glintzer.

All lectures will be held on Tuesdays from 18:15-20:00 at Kupferbau, Hörsaal 22.

More Information here.