De-confusing Confucius

Chan, S. W. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

Description

One Mountain, One River, One Sage refers to three of the most famous icons of China's Shandong Province. Taishan Mountain, the Yellow River, and Confucius. All have greatly influenced the evolution of Chinese culture over thousands of years, none more greatly then China's most famous philosopher, Confucius.This special event will track the history of Confucius' life, and his enduring legacy. Learn what we know about Confucius and how his teachings continue to resonate, particularly in East Asia. Dr William Wang speak on the what, why, where and when of Confucius life, detailing what we know about the man and his teachings, while Dr Shirley Chan will tackle the relevance of his teaching in the 21st century.The talks from both experts will be followed by an audience Q&A session.
Period15 Oct 2018
Held atState Library of South Australia