«Sailing Together»| Announcements

Boston College promotes Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise in the Jesuit Tradition:

The Center on Religion and the Global East (Purdue University, USA) announces an online event on The State of Religions in Hong Kong 2022 |October 25 (Tuesday) 9:00 am EDT & 9 pm HKT| during which the Online Spiritual Atlas of the Global East—Hong Kong, a major research project under the direction of Professor Fenggang Yang of Purdue University (USA), will be launched. A panel will also take place with the following discussants:  Rev. Dr. Kim-Kwong Chan (Research Associate, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong); Dr. Fuk-tsang Ying (Professor, Divinity School of Chung Chi College, Chinese University of Hong Kong); Dr. David Palmer (Professor, Dept. of Sociology & Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong); Dr. Fenggang Yang (Professor of Sociology, Center on Religion and the Global East, Purdue University). To register, please,  click here | For further inquiries, write to: crge@purdue.edu.   

Other | Past Initiatives

• In order to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of its School of Philosophy & Humanities, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik [Lebanon] invites to the following International Conference: L’Enracinement ou la Force du Juste (Kaslik, 20-22 of April, 2016).

• The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) in Macau [China] is currently seeking academic staff to contribute to programmes within the Faculty of Humanities. For details, please, see both here and here.

Awards | Jobs

• From 2013 on, the Manfred Lautenschlaeger Award for Theological Promise will be given yearly to 10 young scholars from all over the world. It is funded by the Manfred Lautenschlaeger-Stiftung (Manfred Lautenschlaeger Foundation). In addition to the prize of $10.000 each, the winners will have the chance to propose an international and interdisciplinary colloquium on an important academic topic. At least two winners from at least two countries and at least two disciplines should organize and lead this colloquium. Each year two Lautenschlaeger Colloquia will be supported with 15.000 € each. For information regarding the awards in 2016 and 2017, please, click here.