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