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Conference: The Power to Heal - Ways and Obstacles to Collective Reconciliation in Eastern and Western Traditions
 
 
Date: 13-15 January 2011 
 

The European Studies Programme of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures has the pleasure of inviting you to the following conference:

The Power to Heal: Ways and Obstacles to Collective Reconciliation in Eastern and Western Traditions

Date : 13-15 Jan 2011 
Venue : Convocation Room (Rm 218), Main Building ,The University of Hong Kong

From 13th to 15th January, 2011, the School of Modern Languages and Cultures of the University of Hong Kong will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference on “collective reconciliation”. Participants are coming from different academic disciplines and backgrounds ranging from areas studies to Eastern philosophy, from literature to international relations, to sociology and theology, united only by the shared research focus on the problems of reconciliation among nations, ethnic groups and religions in the East and in the West. Major themes of the conference revolve around the problems of reconciliation in East Asia, the problems of German-Jewish reconciliation after the Shoah, and how these might shed light on the related problems in contemporary China.

Participants coming from:
Beijing Normal University
Hong Kong Baptist University
Leiden University College
Lingnan University
Soka University of America
Stockholm University
Texas Woman’s University
Thammasat University
University of Hawaii
University of Macau
Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages
The University of Hong Kong

All are welcome, no registration is required.

Please check the program at: http://www.hku.hk/europe/files/20110113.pdf

Ms. Christy Ho (chhristy@hku.hk)
Mr. Martin Chung (ckmartin@hku.hk)

 
 
     
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