Conferences    
 
 
 
2017
Jun  

The Eleventh Symposium on “Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical/Religious Perspectives”
Date: 23-25 June 2017
Venue: Beijing, China
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2016
Nov

 

 

International Conference on “Military Ethics: China and the West In Dialogue”
Date: 4-5 November 2016
Venue: The Florida State University, USA
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Oct

What is Good? Contemporary Debates in Moral Philosophy
Date: 26 - 28 October 2016
Venue: Verona, Italy
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Jun

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The Tenth Symposium on “Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical/Religious Perspectives”
Date: 23-24 June 2016
Venue: Hong Kong Baptist University
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2015
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The Ninth Symposium on “Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical/Religious Perspectives”
Date: 29 June - 2 July 2015
Venue: Kunming, China
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2014
Dec

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Conference on Early Chinese Thinkers and Warfare Ethics
Date: 12-13 December 2014
Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: RRS905, Ho Sin Hang Campus, HKBU

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Reservation: cae@hkbu.edu.hk

 

Jun  

The Eighth Symposium on “Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical/Religious Perspectives”
Date: 25-27 June 2014
Venue: Chengde, China
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May

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Conference on Contemporary Military Ethics: A Chinese-Western Dialogue
Date: 8-9 May 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue: DLB 516, David C. Lam Building, Hong Kong Baptist University
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Registration fee: $500 (Free for Full-time students), Reservation: cae@hkbu.edu.hk

2013
Dec

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The Third International Conference on Bioethics, Multiculturalism and Religion
Date: 3-5 December 2013
Time: 9:00am - 7:00pm
Venue: The Council Chamber (5/F, SWT), Shaw Campus, HKBU
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Related link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/6py54yb4ay6f45w/Bioethics%20conference%202013%20Hong%20Kong.mov

Aug

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International Conference of Waging Peace and Restraining War: East-West Dialogue
Date: 22-23 August 2013
Time: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Venue: The Council Chamber (SWT 5/F), Shaw Campus, Hong Kong Baptist University
Programme

Registration fee: $100 (Free for Full-time students)

Related event:
Prof. P.C. Lo's lecture on "Amoralism and Sun Tzu's The Art of War" at the United States Military Academy at West Point, 27 Aug
http://www.usma.edu/cfaf/SitePages/Philosophy.aspx

 

Jun  

The Seventh Symposium on “Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical/Religious Perspectives”
Date: 27-30 June 2013
Venue: Dalian, China
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2012
Jun

The Sixth Symposium on “Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical/Religious Perspectives”
Date: 12-13 June 2012
Venue: WLB 209
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2011
Aug

International Symposium on Chinese Ethics of War and Peace: Traditional Approaches and Contemporary Problems
Date: 30-31 August 2011
Time: 10:00 am – 6:15 pm
Venue: RRS 905
Programme

July
The Fifth Symposium on "Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical / Religious Perspectives"
This annual symposium has been held since 2007 in order to foster interdisciplinary research on Chinese intellectual traditions and contemporary bioethics. Twenty scholars from various parts of Mainland China were invited to participate in this year’s symposium. Ethical issues such as euthanasia, informed consent and public health were discussed from the Chinese philosophical and religious perspectives.
Date: 5 July 2011
Time: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Venue: WLB 302
Jun

消除歧視 送上關懷 ─ 《在一起》電影分享
Date: 28 June 2011
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30 pm
Venue: LT3

 

2010
July
The Fourth Symposium on "Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical / Religious Perspectives"
This annual symposium has been held since 2007 in order to foster interdisciplinary research on Chinese intellectual traditions and contemporary bioethics. Twenty scholars from various parts of Mainland China were invited to participate in this year’s symposium. Ethical issues such as euthanasia, informed consent and public health were discussed from the Chinese philosophical and religious perspectives.
Date: 8 July 2010
Time: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Venue: WLB 209

Jun

Conference on "Hong Kong Christian Addictive Behaviours"
Date: 4 June 2010
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: Hong Kong Scout Center
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May

International Conference on "Confucianism and Virtue Ethics"
Date: 14-16 May 2010
Venue: Peking University

 

2009

Nov

International Conference on "Constructing Chinese Bioethics and Deepening Health-care Reform"
This conference was jointly organized by the Centre and the School of Medicine of Xi'an Jiaotong University. More than seventy scholars from the United States, Italy, Mainland China and Hong Kong participated in this conference. Distinguished Speakers include Prof. H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr, Rice University, USA and Prof. Stephen Erickson, Pomona College, USA.
Date: 1-3 November 2009
Venue: Xi’an

Oct

International Conference on "the Common Good for the 21st Century: Beyond Individualism and Collectivism ─ A Sino-American Dialogue"
This conference is a collaborative project with the Notre Dame Centre for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, USA. The Conference addressed various ethical/social/political issues from Western and Chinese philosophical perspectives of the Common Good. Twelve scholars and experts in the field from the U.S., Mainland China and Hong Kong respectively were invited to speak at the conference and to engage in a cross-cultural dialogue.
Date: 29-30 October 2009
Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: SWT 501
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July

The Third Symposium on "Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical / Religious Perspectives"
This annual symposium has been held since 2007 in order to foster interdisciplinary research on Chinese intellectual traditions and contemporary bioethics. Twenty scholars from various parts of Mainland China were invited to participate in this year’s symposium. Ethical issues such as euthanasia, informed consent and public health were discussed from the Chinese philosophical and religious perspectives.
Date: 20 July 2009
Time: 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Venue: DLB 629
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May

Symposium on "Family-Friendly Policy: A Holistic Approach to Enhance Hong Kong Families"
This symposium was hosted by the Centre for Life and Ethics Studies and co-sponsored by the Centre for Applied Ethics. In addition to two keynote speeches, the symposium also had three feature sessions, during which speakers explored the topics of family-friendly policy, well-being family and holistic family from social, cultural and religious perspectives. The symposium was well received by more than 100 participants from local universities and seminaries.
Date: 22 May 2009
Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: Chapel

2008

Dec

Symposium on "Human Rights from the Perspective of Applied Ethics"
10th December, 2008 marked the 60th anniversary of the United Nations’ adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of human rights. Revised papers from the symposium have been published in Monthly Review of Philosophy of Culture, Taipei, Vol.26, No.7 (July 2009)
Date: 16-17 December 2008
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: NAB 206
Publication

July

The Second Symposium on "Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical / Religious Perspectives"
More than ten scholars from Mainland China and Hong Kong presented papers at this symposium. All papers focused on native Chinese realities and conditions. Some of the hottest ethical issues such as organ donation, informed consent, genetic enhancement, and death and dying were discussed from the Chinese philosophical and religious perspectives. Revised papers from the symposium have been published in the International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine, Vol.6.
Date: 21 July 2008
Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: CEC 1002
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2007

Dec

International Conference on "Genethics in East Asian and Western Contexts"
This conference was jointly organized by the Centre and the Program on the Ethics of the New Bioscience at Oxford University. It is aimed at exploring the ethical issues associated with genetics, science and technology, to compare Western and East Asian moral perspectives in the context of genetics, and to explore the dimensions of emerging subfields, such as Chinese and Japanese Genethics. More than thirty participants from the UK, the US, Sweden, Japan, Thailand, Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong respectively debated on some of the hottest issues in Genethics, such as Morality and Genetics Enhancement, Genethics in Contemporary Society, and Social Implications of Genetics Technologies.
Date: 10-12 December 2007
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: ACC 105

May/
June

 

Conference on "Confucian-Christian Dialogue in Contemporary Contexts: Thought and Praxis"
This conference was jointly organized by the Centre and Shandong University. It provided a platform for the Confucian, Christian and neutral scholars to present and debate on issues relating to Confucian-Christian dialogue which are important for the development of the two religious traditions in the contemporary society. More than 40 scholars from Mainland China, Taiwan, the US, and Hong Kong participated in the conference.
Date: 30 May-1 June 2007
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: ACC 106

Jan

Symposium on "Bioethics from Chinese Philosophical / Religious Perspectives"
This annual symposium has been held since 2007 in order to foster interdisciplinary research on Chinese intellectual traditions and contemporary bioethics. Twenty scholars from various parts of Mainland China have been invited to participate in this year’s symposium. Ethical issues such as euthanasia, informed consent and public health will be discussed from the Chinese philosophical and religious perspectives.
Date: 9-10 January 2007
Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: NAB 206

2006

July

International Symposium on "Traditional Ritual and Contemporary Society"
This symposium was jointly organized by the Centre and the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, USA. Over twenty scholars from the US, Europe, Mainland China and Hong Kong participated in the symposium.
Date: 5-6 July 2006
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: ACC 106

2005

June

International Symposium on "Environmental Ethics: An Inter-Religious Dialogue"
Over 20 world renowned scholars representing different religious and intellectual traditions, together with representatives from local green groups participated in this symposium to exchange views on issues relating to environmental ethics.
Date: 9-10 June 2005
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30pm
Venue: ACC 106
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2004

May

International Symposium on "Ethical Reflections on Regenerative Medicine"
The symposium included presentations on ethical issues and controversies that surround efforts to extend human life through innovative technologies such as cloning, tissue engineering, stem cell technology, and gene therapy.
Date: 6-7 May 2004
Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: NAB 209
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2003

June/
July
  Seminar on Religious Studies
The centre co-hosted a 3-weekend teachers' seminar on “Religious Studies” with the Education and Manpower Bureau. This program is designed for secondary school teachers who teach Religious Studies (Form 4 & 5). Its aim is to bring teachers together to learn from each other and exchange their expertise in teaching the subject of "religious studies". More than 150 teachers attended the seminars.
Date: 28 June, 5,12 July 2003
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30pm
Venue: ACC 106

Jan

The 2003 Symposium Conference on Applied Ethics
This was a nation-wide symposium offering an opportunity for scholars to present papers covering a wide-range of areas in Applied Ethics. More than 40 participants from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan joined the event to discuss common concerns in Applied Ethics and the related methodological issues.
Date: 9-10 January 2003
Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: ACC 109

2002

Feb

 

Life Education Seminar Series
This was a 5 days series seminar and workshop, co-organized with the Education Department, the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Date: 18-23 February 2002
Time: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: ACC 106






1999

Mar

 

Symposium on "Business Ethics in China: Recent Developments and New Perspectives"
This conference was co-organized with with the “AoE seed fund,” and invited scholars from mainland China and Hong Kong, along with two professors from the USA, to present papers. Its aim is to examine and discuss substantive issues in business ethics in teaching and research, to share information about recent developments in business ethics, its current situation and the prospects for the future in Mainland China and Hong Kong, and to facilitate the co-operation in research between individuals and institutions.
Date: 5-6 March 1999


1998

May

International Symposium on "Bioethics and the Concept of Personhood"
This symposium was held at the Hong Kong Baptist University which attracted much attention among academics and members of the public in Hong Kong. It was sponsored by the Centre in conjunction with the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, and the Wen Hsin Scholarship.
Date: 11-12 May 1998
Time: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Venue: NAB 209

1997

Mar

Symposium on "Reproductive Technology and Ethics: Procreative Liberty and Its Limits"
The Centre held the symposium in March 1997 and invited experts from various Hong Kong universities to discuss the moral, social, legal and religious implications of reproductive technology.
Date: 19 March 1997
Time: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue: NAB 209

1993

Nov

International Symposium on "Biotechnology and Ethics: Scientific Liberty and Moral Responsibility"
The main focus of this symposium was on a wide range of issues arising from the use of biotechnology in agriculture, medicine and health care. Distinguished scientists and academics from the US, the UK, Japan, Germany, Mainland China and Hong Kong attended the symposium and shared their views on the latest developments in biotechnology and to address, from an ethical perspective, some of the hopes and fears, expectations and anxieties that accompany them.
Date: 26-27 November 1993
Time: 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
Venue: Chapel

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