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6th Torchinov Readings Print E-mail
03/04/2009

SAINT-PETERSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY

INSTITUTE OF ORIENTAL MANUSCRIPTS

FACULTY OF PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICAL STUDIES OF SPSU

DEPARTMENT OF EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND CULTURE

PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF SAINT-PETERSBURG

6th International Scientific Conference of Philosophy, Religion and Culture of Asian Countries

(Torchinov readings)

IDEALS – NORMS – VALUES

CALL FOR PAPERS

The SIXTH annual international scientific conference named in honor of Evgeny Torchinov (1956 – 2003), an outstanding Russian researcher of Asian cultures and methods of religions, is going to be held at the Faculty of Philosophy and Political Studies of the Saint-Petersburg State University (Russia) 3 – 6th February, 2010. The central focus of issues at the Readings this time will be concentrated on investigations of ideals, norms and values of Eastern cultures.

POSSIBLE THEMES TO BE DISCUSSED:

  • Ideals of Asian religious traditions 
  • Notions of values, ideals and norms in Asian systems of philosophy 
  • Ideal society and ideal man at the East 
  • System of values in Asian cultures 
  • Oriental cultures in Western countries: exotics or norm? 
  • Western values and norms in Asian countries: adoption and a rejection 
  • Axiological imperatives in the era of the globalization: a contribution of the East 
  • Understanding the spiritual values of Asian cultures in Russia and in countries of the West 
  • Reflection of ideals of Asian traditions in literature and art 
  • Systems of norms and the ideal of an individual in Asian traditions 
  • Asian psycho technologies and norms of ordinary consciousness

Sections of the conference will be formed on the basis of applications. The names of expected sections and announced rubricating might vary.

As usual, Torchinov conference will strive for creating and keeping a multidisciplinary space for fruitful change of ideas between specialists studying different types, images and categories of Asian cultures; will tend to form new scientific approaches and methods in the field of Oriental studies; to elaborate theories and philosophy of Oriental investigations.

Scholars and researchers of different aspects of philosophy, religion and culture of Asia are invited to take part in the conference. Also we invite philosophers, historians, anthropologists, psychologists and specialists in religious studies investigating Eastern range of issues.

An application for the participation should be filled in electronic format at the conference’s site which address is following: http://torchinov.ru/ru/reg_form/ There is a possibility for a participation in the conference without publication of your paper in the book of collected articles. Extramural participation isn’t supposed.

Dead-line of applications for non-residents of Russia is September 13, 2009.

Besides that Org. committee accepts applications for the organization of round tables, presentations, proposals for organizations of cultural program till the end of December, 2009

Working languages of the conference are Russian and English.

By the beginning of conference, we shall have planned to publish and distribute among the authors the CDs with summaries and full texts of papers in format of pdf. Publication of the collection on paper is planned after the conference, during 2010. A paper with size not more than 10.000-15.000 signs (in Word statistics), including gaps and footnotes must be sent for the publication. When designing the article, you must use as a pattern the technical example of execution of the text, which is on the site of the conference. Materials must be sent for the publication till September 13, 2009.

Org. fee for participants not from Russia and from countries of CIS is 30 euro. This fee is to be paid on the day of the registration, i.e. the 1st day of the conference.

All questions are welcome by e-mail: info@torchinov.ru/ Additional information about the conference is also at our site, see: http://torchinov.ru/

Organizational committee:

Dr. Prof. Yury Solonin (President)

P. Olivelle, PhD, professor (Univ. of Texas, Austin, USA)

J. Mc-Rae, PhD, professor (Komazawa Univ., Tokyo, Japan)

R. Gimello, Ph D, professor (Univ. of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA)

Dr. Prof. Victor Petrenko

Dr. Prof. Alexander Boronoev

Dr. Prof. Irina Popova

Dr. Prof. Marina Kravtsova

Dr. Prof. Anatoly Kolesnikov

Dr. Vladimir Emelyanov

Dr. Cyril Solonin

Dr. Tigran Tumanyan

Dr. Sergey Pakhomov (general coordinator)

Our contacts:

Post address: 199034, Russia, Saint-Petersburg, Vasilievsky ostrov, Mendeleevskaya liniya, 5, Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Eastern Philosophy and Culture, room 110.

Tel.: 7-812-328-9421 (additional 1852).

E-mail: info@torchinov.ru

Site: http://torchinov.ru

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