As part of its new research project on The Meaningfulness of Intercultural Encounters across Boundaries (2020-2023), RVP Iasi Center under the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy is organising an International Conference in October 2021.
The conference, to be held in hybrid or online mode, proposes to investigate the re- and dis-establishment of borders and boundaries in today’s world and eventually aims at Crossing Boundaries through Intercultural Encounters.
It gives us great pleasure to announce that our volume The Role of Intercultural Encounters in Re-learning to be Human has been published by The Council for Research in Values and Philosophy Washington, DC in Series Cultural heritage and contemporary change 
Our gratitude and appreciation goes to the intercultural group of authors who offered their contributions on this topical issue.
We are deeply thankful to Hu Yeping, Executive Director of the CUA McLean Center for the Study of Culture and Values, for her support with editing and publication.
Our two-year project on Re-learning to Be Human for Global Times: The Role of Intercultural Encounters is coming to an end. While working on the publication of project results, we would like to show you below an overview of the activities conducted so far.
We are very grateful to all participants and invite you to join our next project(s), to be announced soon!
We are pleased to welcome you in Iasi to the CRVP International Conference Cultural Borders and Border Cultures on November 2-3, 2018.
As part of RVP Iași Center’s project Re-Learning to be Human for Global Times: The Role of Intercultural Encounters, this conference will investigate the specificities of border cultures and the various experiences of cultural borders and beyond.
For a preview of the culturally diverse approaches to this topic, see the conference program below:
As part of our 2018 Invited Lecture Series, Ven. Jampa Lungtok from the Centre for Higher Tibetan Studies in Switzerland will speak of his intercultural experience of Tibet and Buddhism.
On October 23, a public lecture on Thinking and Meditation: A Buddhist Perspective will be held at the Central University Library. The event will be moderated by Prof. Dan Chitoiu, with Romanian translation available.
On October 24, a lecture on Translating Tibet will be given at the Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi.
The panel, which was moderated by Prof. Dan Chitoiu, featured a presentation of the Center’s activity and included discussions of concepts such as strangification and cultural translation in an attempt to better grasp the role of intercultural encounters in (re)learning to be human.