[Report] Symposium on Zhang Taiyan in Hong Kong

27 December, 2010 ISHII Tsuyoshi Permalink

Zhang Taiyan (Binglin, 章太炎 or 章炳麟, 1869-1936) was a distinguished scholar in modern Chinese history, and one of the most famous national revolutionaries against Qing dynasty before Xinhai Revolution in 1911. However, his various and profound thoughts which combined Chinese traditional philology, pre-Qin thought, Buddhism, and modern knowledge from Western science and philosophy are more significant. A symposium held in City University of Hong Kong (City HK) on December 21 and 22, 2010 (UTCP co-organized), intensely discussed Zhang Taiyan as a part of a larger East Asian intellectual problematic.


[Publication] KIM Hang, The Threshold of Imperial Japan: Between Life and Death

21 December, 2010 KIM Hang, Publications Permalink

KIM Hang has published The Threshold of Imperial Japan: Between Life and Death from Iwanami Shoten.



20 December, 2010 HIRAKURA Kei, Publications Permalink

HIRAKURA Kei's Godard's Method(s) (Japanese) has been published.


[Report] Bill Martin "Another Justice, Another Communism"

20 December, 2010 Visiting Speaker Series Permalink

On December 1, 2010, Professor Bill Martin gave a talk on Marxism, morality and religion in Collaboration Room 1.


[Report] Understanding Islam: Satoshi Ikeuchi

9 December, 2010 HANEDA Masashi, ABE Naofumi, Understanding Islam Permalink

On November 29, 2010, UTCP held the twelfth lecture at Understanding Islam at the Komaba campus of the University of Tokyo. This time, we invited Prof. Satoshi Ikeuchi (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo) and he gave a lecture titled “Mobilization and Identity According to Islamic Political Thought.”


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