Confucianism and Human Rights Workshop

Confucianism and Human Rights Workshop
A Brown University Year of China Event
Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012
1-6pm, Smith-Buonanno Rm 106

Featuring:
“Confucian Punitive Expeditions and Contemporary Humanitarian Intervention: A Comparative Inquiry”
Sumner B. Twiss
Distinguished Prof. of Human Rights, Ethics and Religion at Florida State University, and Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies at Brown University

“Confucian Values at Work: From Human Rights to Humane Public Policy”
Erin M. Cline
Assistant Professor of Comparative Ethics in the Department of Theology at Georgetown University

“Freedom & Individual Human Rights vs. Social Justice: A Confucian Meditation”
Henry Rosemont Jr.
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy,
St. Mary’s College of Maryland;
Visiting Scholar in Religious Studies,
Brown University

Sponsored by The Year of China, The Departments of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies, the Brown Contemplative Studies Initiative and the Starr Lectureship Fund.