Timeline Entries

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Prof. Bin Wong gave a speech on “Contemporary Consequences of Path Dependent Changes in Relations of Political Authority and Religion in China and Europe: A Millennial Perspective on Problems of Political Belongings”. In the lecture, Prof. Wong examined the roles of religion and secular ideas and institutions in creating commitments of political belonging in four world regions—China, Europe,...

Friday, September 13th, 2013

The conference aimed at exploring various perspectives to different religions. A roundtable session entitled “Religion and Identity from Comparative Perspectives” contributed to the RelSec research. We invited Prof. Kung Lap Yan and Prof. Xueyu from the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, Prof. Lu Pengzhi, visiting professor of CUHK, Prof. Lin Chang-kuan from Department of Arabic...

Friday, February 14th, 2014 to Saturday, February 15th, 2014

The meetings included discussions of the history of Taiwanese religions with leading scholars. Prof. Chen Yuh-Neu from the Department of History at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, presented the paper “Monks fled from the Mainland China to Taiwan after the War, and the Changes of Taiwanese Buddhism.” Prof. Tam Wai Lun, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies at CUHK presented on “...

Thursday, June 12th, 2014 to Sunday, June 15th, 2014

The Center for the Comparative Study of Antiquity (CCSA), operating under the Research Institute for the Humanities at CUHK organized a conference dedicated to examining the religious transformation of China and Rome, c. 100-600 CE. This conference aimed at understanding the early stage of religious transformation by comparing the West and the East. Scholars of early Buddhism in China and...

Monday, September 15th, 2014 to Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Proceedings of the Islamic Civilization in Multiple Perspectives Conference were published by the Research Institute for the Humanities, CUHK in Localization of Islam in China.

 

PublicationLocalization of Islam in China Proceedings of the Islamic Civilization in Multiple Perspectives Conference Edited by Li Chang-kuan Published by Research Institute for the Humanities, CUHK 204...

RelSec is comprised of five partner sites situated in universities around the world. The participating centers conduct parallel research projects whose exact shape reflects the distinct missions of the centers and research profiles of the teams. All will include some combination of public presentations and events, faculty workshops, and/or curricular initiatives, such as the development of team-taught courses on secularism, religion, and political belonging.
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