Scholars with interest in problems concerning Chinese philosophy and philosophy in China are invited to submit proposals for individual papers or panels, or to register as non-presenters at the Inaugural Biennial Conference of European Association for Chinese Philosophy (EACP), organized by Vilnius University Centre of Oriental Studies. The conference will be held on June 9-11, 2016. 




  • Individual paper and panel proposals for the conference should be submitted by January 10, 2016
  • Student paper abstracts for Young Scholar Award should be submitted by January 10, 2016

Participants are invited to submit their proposals (individual papers and panels) in an online form. Panel proposals should contain all the abstracts of individual papers in the given panel.


Academic areas:

Both philosophy and Chinese civilization offer wide horizons for those who attempt to understand human condition in its universal, and also in its various particular modes. Thus, a broad range of thematic areas are expected to contribute to the goals of the conference:

  • History of Chinese Thought
  • Philosophy in China vs. Chinese Philosophy
  • Methodological Challenges in Chinese and Comparative Philosophy
  • Chinese Schools of Thought (rujia, daojia, mojia, fajia, etc.) in Contemporary China
  • Chinese Buddhism: Past and Present
  • Chinese Appropriation of Western Philosophy
  • Western Appropriation of Chinese Philosophy
  • Logic and Argument in China
  • Aesthetical, Ethical, Religious Traditions in China 
  • Contemporary Philosophy in Chinese-speaking Academia
  • Chinese Traditional Systems of Knowledge (divination, medicine, astrology, etc.)
  • Political philosophy and Chinese World of Thought
  • Philosophical Anthropology and Chinese World of Thought
  • Philosophy of Psychology and Chinese World of Thought
  • Interdisciplinary Research and Chinese Philosophy
  • Chinese Philosophy as Practice
  • Challenges of the Contemporary World and Chinese Philosophy
  • Problems of Translation and Chinese Intellectual Tradition

Download Call for papers .pdf file 

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