2013 conferences from the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion

2 calls for papers by the Society for Indian Philosophy and Religion

Call for Paper
INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Topic: Knowledge, Reality and Value: East and West
Dates: January 3-5, 2013
Place: Kolkata, India
Abstract: 150 words
Deadline to submit: June 30,2012
Email to chandanachak@gmail.com
Date of proposal acceptance: Week after the proposal is submitted

Subtopics: : Knowledge and Reality, Reality and Appearance, Skepticism, Gnosticism, Agnosticism Knowledge and Justification, Knowledge and Justification, Sources of Knowing, Cognitive Science, Artificial Intelligence, Rationalism and Empiricism, Sociology of Knowledge, Mysticism and Science, God and Absolute, Transcendence and Immanence, Subjectivity and Objectivity, Transcendentalism, Monism and Pluralism, Non-dual Consciousness, Personal Identity, Functionalism, Mind-Body Dualism, Structuralism, Post Modernism, Virtue and Knowledge, Doctrine of Forms Form and Matter, Morality and Society, Consciousness and Freedom, Free Will and Determinism, Taoism, Enlightened Anarchy, Confucius Ethics, Perfectionist and Situational Ethics, Moral Relativism, Spirituality and Modernity, Humanism and Positivism, Ethnic Identity and Culture, Human Nature and Human Culture, Cultural Anthropology, Consumption and Morality, Politicizing Consumer Culture and Effects on Morality, Dynamics of Group Culture, Ethnic Boundaries, Constructing and Deconstructing Ethnic Identity, Cultural Transformation, Culture and Morality, Christian Ethics, Buddhist Ethics, Hindu Ethics, Jewish Ethics, Islamic Ethics and Global Ethics and Politics. The above list is suggestive and not exhaustive.

Advisory Board Members: Linda B. Elder(USA), Panos Eliopoulos (Greece),Gordon Haist(USA), Robin Kar(USA) Elizabeth Koldzak(Poland), Simi Malhotra(India), Maria Marczewska(Poland),Debkumar Mukhopadhyay( India), Eve Mullen(USA) JoAnne Myers(USA), Ming Shao(China), Nancy Snow(USA),Tommi Lehtonen (Finland) Andrew Ward(UK),Su-Chen Wu(Taiwan)

There will be also two trips inside India (Pre conference trip and post conference trip).
Conference Director: Chandana Chakrabarti
Papers from the Conference will be published subject to editorial review (Journal of International and Interdisciplinary Studies/Journal of Indian Philosophy & Religion).

http://legacy.lclark.edu/~sipr/SIPR2.html

Contact:
Chandana Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
Vice President Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion

International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Self, Culture and Justice: East and West

Dates: January 9-11, 2013

Venue: Fo- Guang University, Taiwan
Sponsored by: Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Fo-Guang University, Taiwan, Co-Sponsored by the College of Humanities of Fo-Guang University and Society for Indian Philosophy & Religion

Abstract: 150 words
Deadline: August 20, 2012
Email to chandanachak@gmail.com
Date of proposal acceptance: Week after the proposal is submitted

SUBTOPICS:
Self and No Self, Personal Identity, Self as continuum, as flux or stream of Consciousness, Social Self, Self and Absolute, Process Theology, I and Thou, Cultural Self, Identity, Personal Immortality, Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, Global Justice, Criminal justice, Globalization, Secularization and Future of Religion, Atheism and Values, Marx and Freud, Anti-Globalization Movements, Consumerism and Ethical Values , Socialism, Capitalism, Compassion and Perfectionist Ethics, Human Rights and Justice, Animal Rights, Mediation and Peace, Nonviolence of the Brave, Noncooperation as form of Nonviolence, Culture of Nonviolence, Merciless Justice, Social Justice, Liberal Democracy , Enlightened Anarchy, Politics and Morals, Global Market and Values, Globalization and Environment, Ecology, Cosmology and Teleology. The list is only suggestive and non-exhaustive.

Advisory Board Members: Kisor Chakrabarti (USA), Linda B. Elder(USA), Gordon Haist(USA), Rajani Jairam( India),Robin Kar(USA) Elizabeth Koldzak(Poland), Tommi Lehtonen (Finland) Simi Malhotra( India) Maria Marczewska(Poland), JoAnne Myers(USA)Eve Mullen(USA), Rizwan Rahman(India),Andrew Ward(UK)
Conference Director: Chandana Chakrabarti

Papers from the Conference will be published subject to editorial review (Journal of International and Interdisciplinary Studies/Journal of Indian Philosophy & Religion).

http://legacy.lclark.edu/~sipr/SIPR2.html

Contact:
Chandana Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
Conference Director
Vice-President of the Society for Indian Philosophy & religion