CFP: Culture, Values and Justice (Vaasa, Finland)

Call for Papers | International and Interdisciplinary Conference | Topic: Culture, Values and Justice

Dates: May 21-23, 2014

Venue: University of Vaasa, Finland

Abstract: 150 words | August 10,2013

Selected papers will be published (subject to editorial review). Email to:

Date of proposal acceptance: Week after the proposal is submitted.

Web Address: click here.

Sponsored by the University of Vaasa, Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion, and Institute of Cross-Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange.

Subtopics: Ethnic identity and culture, Personal identity in society, Society, culture and consumption, Social identification, Dynamics of group culture, Ethnic boundaries, Constructing and deconstructing ethnic identity, Evolution of society, Encountering different cultures, Indian civilization and society, Cultural shock, Society and effect of colonization, Media and society, Morality and society, Taoist view on morality, Enlightened anarchy, Values in Confucius ethics, Perfectionist and situational ethics, Spirituality and modern age, Humanism and positivism, Reductionist approach to moral responsibility, Archaeological approaches to society, Asian society and culture, Globalization’s effects on culture and values, Hybrid cultural systems, Hybrid ethical theory, Cultural meaning, Secularization of religion, Culture and postmodernity, Buddhist ethics, Buddhism and philosophy of deconstruction, Culture and values of modernity, Cultural roots of environmental problems, Uneven income distribution as a social ethical issue, The point of view of justice, Core values, traditions and justice etc.

Conference Director: Chandana Chakrabarti.

Advisory Board Members: Barbara Amodio (USA), Gordon Haist (USA), Robin Kar (USA), Elizabeth Koldzak (Poland), Tommi Lehtonen (Finland), Maria Marczewska (Poland), Debkumar Mukhopadhya (India), Rizwanur Rahman (India), Ming Shao (China), Andrew Ward (UK), Su-Chen Wu (Taiwan).

Papers from the Conference will be published subject to editorial review:

1.    Books and papers: Magnus Publications
2.    Journal of Indian Philosophy and religion
3.    Interdisciplinary Journal

Papers from our last four conferences have been published by the Cambridge Scholars Press and by Magnus Publications.

Books: Revisiting Mysticism, Politics of War, Politics, Pluralism and Religion, Spirituality and Morality in the Contemporary World, After Secularization: A Philosophical Study of the Preconditions of Religion, Major Doctrines of Hinduism and Buddhism.

If you are interested to submit your manuscript for book or paper, please contact Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti and send book proposal.

Please direct all replies to Chandana Chakrabarti:

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