Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy
|Dates||2013/03/28 (iCal) - 2013/03/31|
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CONFERENCE THEME: "Connectedness and Alienation: The 21st Century Enigma" Being connected through social networking sites has become an accepted form of communication in today's digitalized world. People can spend hours a day talking on mobile phones, on Skype, or on the Internet, which gives the impression that we are a more connected world than ever before. And communication is lauded. Because of the massive information flow we can call ourselves perhaps the most connected age in history. But is this connectedness, however, real or illusory?
Quantity of communication does not guarantee quality. For example, to many sensitive people, when they call a number and hear the words "Please listen to the following options" the sense of connectedness suddenly becomes alienating. The crude mechanics entailed can make people feel suspicious, isolated, and even threatened by an invisible structure they cannot penetrate.
A raft of serious existential issues arises out of this. What impact does this have on the self whose identity in the time/space continuum, in the rapidly changing environment, and in these manufactured structures, depends for its development on interaction with perceived reality? What becomes the definition of the human? And what of the awareness of the transcendent in the human spirit from which ethics and aesthetics depend for their existence ? Far from being questions of the present moment, these are parameters that will dominate the central problem of human self-understanding as we progress further into the uncharted waters of a highly uncertain future.
We hope that the Conference will open up avenues of thought and generate creative visions that can be of service to the wider community we wish to address.
We hope you can join us (again) in Osaka in 2013!
The Reverend Professor Stuart D. B Picken Order of the Sacred Treasure, B.D., Ph.D., F.R.A.S. Chairman, Japan Society of Scotland, Chairman of the IAFOR International Advisory Board ACERP 2013 Conference Chair
Special Theme: "Connectedness and Alienation: The 21st Century Enigma"
The conference theme is "Connectedness and Alienation: The 21st Century Enigma" and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this question from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of disciplines and fields related to Ethics, Religion and Philosophy, including the following streams:
Philosophy: Philosophy and Religion Philosophy and the Arts Philosophy and Public Policy Philosophy and Technology Philosophy and Culture Philosophy and Education Philosophy and Peace Studies Comparative Philosophy Linguistics, Language and Philosophy
Medical Ethics Business and Management Ethics Ethics in Education Ethics, law, and Justice Ethics and Globalization Ethics and Science Comparative Ethics Linguistics, Language and Ethics
Theism and Atheism Feminism and Religious Traditions Religion and Education Religion and Peace Studies Mysticism, Faith, and Scientific Culture Interfaith Dialogue Comparative Religion Linguistics, Language and Religion
Conflict Resolution and Mediation Studies
KEY INFORMATION, DATES & FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Deadline for submission of abstracts: December 1 2012
Results of abstract reviews returned to authors: Usually within two weeks of submission
Deadline for submission of full papers: May 1 2013
Deadline for full conference registration payment for all presenters: March 1 2013
Conference Programme Published Online: March 15 2013
ACP Conference: March 28-31 2013
|Abstract deadline||December 1, 2012 +|
|Acronym||ACERP 2013 +|
|End date||March 31, 2013 +|
|Has coordinates||34° 37' 12", 135° 29' 25"Latitude: 34.619880555556|
Longitude: 135.49035833333 +
|Has location city||Osaka +|
|Has location country||Category:Japan +|
|Paper deadline||May 1, 2013 +|
|Start date||March 28, 2013 +|
|Submission deadline||May 1, 2013 + and December 1, 2012 +|
|Title||Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy +|