October 26, 2018
Tun Muhamed Suffian Auditorium, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Chair Professor of the humanities and Director of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University
Sidelined for much of 20th century, Confucianism is gradually re-entering modern China center-stage. And as the People’s Republic of China footprints expand abroad, this revived ancient Chinese philosophical tradition is likely to bear significant impacts upon the 21st century world order. What does this entail in terms of civilizational dialogue? With a resurgent Confucian China, what are the possibilities as well as risks that await interreligious interaction in Asia broadly, and Malaysia specifically? And how would these dynamics fit into Beijing's much touted vision of the harmonious co-existence of world civilizations?
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