The International Conference of the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy is brought to Iasi by RVP Iasi Center on October 27-28.
Under the topic Re-Learning to be Human for Global Times, this CRVP conference will discuss How Intercultural Encounters (Re)Shape the Contemporary World.
Join CRVP’s International Conference organised in Iasi, Romania by the RVP Center at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University on October 27-28, 2017 under the title:
Re-Learning to Be Human for Global Times:
How Intercultural Encounters (Re)Shape the Contemporary World
As intercultural encounters both home and abroad have become a common event, they bring together individuals and communities, leading to a confrontation of cultural differences and humane similarities. Beyond their challenges, such interactions may generate a new awareness of the other and of the self and an enhanced understanding of what it means to be human.
This conference proposes to investigate the different forms and effects of intercultural encounters, both real and virtual, and to discuss how they shape the contemporary world and their possible impact on re-learning to be human. It aims to find out whether intercultural encounters could produce new forms of communication and revise cultural definitions.
Abstracts can still be submitted by mid-October. More details about the conference are available here on CRVP’s website.
Participants in the round table discussions in Iasi and Bucharest and in the international workshop are warmly invited to submit their contributions as soon as possible, with a view to online and/or print publication, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Other project members may contribute as well, on the respective topics.
Join us for a round table discussion in Bucharest on Perspectives on Intercultural Encounters in Romanian Thinking, co-organised with the University of Bucharest
The participants and their contributions:
Here is one example for our Workshop on Artifacts in Intercultural Encounters:
The National Pastime of America: Baseball. Why is a slow, plodding game, derived from Cricket, the favorite sport of a nation of frenetic activity and constant change?
by John Farina
Feel free to bring any artifact you consider relevant or its image/sound recording, accompanied by a one-page commentary.