The International Council
for Philosophy and Human Sciences

MAY

2021

EUROPEAN HUMANITIES CONFERENCE: Posters

EUROPEAN HUMANITIES CONFERENCE – CONFÉRENCE EUROPÉENNE DES HUMANITÉS – CONFERÊNCIA EUROPEIA DAS HUMANIDADES Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 5 a 7 de Maio de 2021 www.europeanhumanities2021.pt......

DEC

2020

To the Past President Adama Samassékou: a thanks note from the Board

The Board of CIPSH met for a last digital session, just before the General Assembly that will elect the new governing bodies of CIPSH, for the period until 2022. Since the turn of the century the Council undertook a debate on its reorganisation and the repositioning of the Humanities in contemporary society, and we owe to Adama Samassékou, from when he was elected President in 2008, the foresight......

DEC

2020

Opening Address by Chao Gejin at the CIPSH GA

Distinguished guests, dear colleagues and friends, As the current President of the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences, I would like to express my gratitude and welcome to the delegates, representatives and guests, at the opening of this year\'s general assembly, which is supposed to be happening in Odens, Denmark, but with the pandemic spreading around the world, the Council has......

DEC

2020

HAS 03: Call for Contributions – Truth and Belief

HAS Magazine launches a call for contributions for its third issue to be published in May 2021. Please click HERE to download the Newsletter in French. HAS Magazine launches an open call for contributions for its third issue to be published in May 2021. The goal of HAS Magazine is to discuss pressing topics through the analysis of a wide range of themes in the humanities, social sciences, and......

NOV

2020

Chinese and European Resources for a Global Ethic

The First CIPSH International Academy on Chinese Cultures and Global Humanities Seminar 11–12 November 2020 Chinese and European Resources for a Global Ethic A webinar organized by the Union Académique Internationale (UAI) in collaboration with the Stockholm China Center at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) in Stockholm 1. Rationale Like......

JUL

2020

Press release: Strategic Cooperation Partnership between CIPSH and Tencent

On 29th July, The International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH), a global academic institution in partnership with UNESCO, and Tencent signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation online, aimed at promoting the integration of technology with human sciences and helping the global digital cultural industry and academic research. Under the agreement, CIPSH will set up a research group......

JUL

2020

The Call for the Second Issue of HAS: Between Anxiety and Hope

The Call for the Second Issue of HAS: Between Anxiety and Hope Humanities, Arts and Society launches an open call for contributions for the second issue of HAS Magazine. HAS Magazine analyzes contemporary issues and challenges through the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Conceived as a magazine for the broadest possible range of readers, HAS offers a space for staging the most creative,......

JUN

2020

A CIPSH 2020 International Conference

The Humanities, the SDGs and the Demand on the Humanities/Human Sciences for Social Relevance: Thinking and Rethinking Opportunities and Methodological Issues Odense, Denmark, December 16-17, 2020 - A CIPSH 2020 International Conference hosted by Faculty of Humanities University of Southern Denmark The Faculty of Humanities at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense, having the honor......

APR

2020

CIPSH INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY ON CHINESE CULTURES AND GLOBAL HUMANITIES

Following the growing CIPSH meetings and other activities in Asia, an understanding was made on the interest for undertaking multidisciplinaryresearch in the Humanities, focusing in the Chinese cultures, internally and in other continents, including in this the study of Chinese history and philosophical thoughts, of the interaction and influence between the Chinese and Asian diasporas with theirhost......

MAR

2020

European Humanities and Beyond Conference

European Humanities and Beyond Conference 5-7 May 2021 Contact us: emailcipsh@icphs.org; gri@ipt.pt......

FEB

2020

Call for Applications to the CIPSH Chairs Programme

Introduction CIPSH, the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines), has established a programme of academic chairs, designed to highlight and encourage existing research networks of centres of research in the humanities and to attract greater attention to the humanities worldwide and enhanced recognition of their importance......

JAN

2020

15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE HISTORY OF CHINESE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

The 15th International Conference on the History of Chinese Science and Technology & The First International Meeting on Science and Civilization on the Silk Road Yerevan, Armenia, 26-31 July 2020 第十五届国际中国科学技史会议暨第一届国际丝绸之路科学与文明会议 亚美尼亚埃里温, 2020年7月26-31日 Yerevan, Armenia 亚美尼亚首都埃里温 Sponsor主办: Chinese......

JAN

2020

ENHANCING THE HUMANITIES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN LEVANT: AGREEMENT BETWEEN CIPSH AND THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR HUMAN SCIENCES IN BYBLOS

Memorandom of Understanding for Academic, Scientific, and Cultural Cooperation has been signed between the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences and the International Center for Human Sciences--UNESCO in Byblos. Please click HERE to view the content of the signed MoU.......

JAN

2020

A NEW FRAMEWORK FOR THE HUMANITIES IN SOUTH AMERICA: AGREEMENT BETWEEN CIPSH AND THE ASSOCIATIONS OF UNIVERSITIES GROUP MONTEVIDEO

COOPERATION FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES GROUP MONTEVIDEO IAUGMI AND THE INTERNACIONAL COUNCIL FOR THE PHILOSOPHY AND HUMAN SCIENCES(CIPSH) The Association of Universities Group Montevideo (AUGMI, based at Guayabos Street - number 1729 unit 502, in the cita of Montevideo, Uruguay, on the one hand, and the International Council for the Phílosophy and Human Sciences......

DEC

2019

CIPSH 70TH ANNIVERSARY(1949-2019): PROJECTS, CHAIRS, MEMBERS

CIPSH 70TH ANNIVERSARY(1949-2019): PROJECTS, CHAIRS, MEMBERS Please click HERE to download the pdf. version of the book. AREA DOMENIU, vol. 9. CIPSH 70th anniversary (1949-2019): projects, chairs, members. Propriedade: Instituto Terra e Memória Editores deste volume: Luiz Oosterbeek, e Sara Garcês © 2019, ITM, CIPSH Composição e conceção gráfica:......

NOV

2019

CIPSH address to the General Conference of UNESCO

CIPSH address to the General Conference of UNESCO Luiz Oosterbeek, Secretary-General Dear Mme. A. Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, Dear Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, The International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences was founded in 1949, under the auspices of UNESCO, to explore the uniqueness of the Humanities for understanding the great challenges of Humanity: peace,......

JUL

2019

Call for the Conference: The First International Conference on Humanities Transformation: Technology, Assessment, Management

(2nd circular) October 10-13, 2019 Shanghai, China 1. About the Conference The modern fate of humanities globally is obviously of grave importance and wide concern. A productive working relations with the ever-evolving developments of technology, an academically respectful standards in assessment, and above all an effective and sustainable measure in academic management stand at the core of......

JUL

2019

ART FOR PEACE- - ART AND SOCIETY

CIPSH and UNESCO initiated, with the key leading collaboration of the Association Mémoire de l’Avenir, an international programme on Art and Society, aiming at the mobilization of Artists for reflection and action, as part of the process to resume the role of the Humanities in contemporary society. This project, which was first presented at the World Humanities Conference, joined hands......

MAY

2019

Declaration of Mação, Portugal – 7.03.2019

The International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences and the UNESCO/Management of Social Transformations programme convened a meeting in Mação, Portugal, with coordinators of several international Humanities programmes, to discuss which should be the priorities of the Humanities in face of the current global challenges, and which specific contributions/concerns of the Humanities......

MAY

2019

Press-release: CIPSH Chairs approved for 2019-2024

Press-release: CIPSH Chairs approved for 2019-2024 CIPSH, the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines), created a new programme of Academic Humanities Chairs, designed to highlight and encourage existing research networks of centres of research in the humanities and to attract greater attention to the humanities worldwide......

APR

2019

Closing Speech by Chao Gejin at the 2019 Global Humanitites Forum

Distinguished guests, ladies, and gentlemen, The 2019 Global Humanities Forum is now coming to its closure. The forum consisted of multiple panels and workshops. These panels cover a broad spectrum of knowledge. Vertically from the dawn of human species to humankind activities today; horizontally, from philosophical theories to people’s lifeworld; from literary interpretation to public health......

APR

2019

Submission of Chairs Applications

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JAN

2019

70e Anniversaire du CIPSH - 1949/2019 - CIPSH 70th anniversary

Seven decades later CIPSH, the International Council for the Philosophy and Human Sciences, was established seventy years ago, in the framework of the launching of the United Nations and its agency UNESCO, as part of a strategy that aimed to prevent a new global terror. CIPSH started as a structure endorsed by the core of partner nations, but with......

NOV

2018

Announcement: CIPSH Academic Chairs 2019

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APR

2018

Opening and Welcome Speech by Chao Gejin at The 1st Meeting of CIPSH Executive Committee

Opening and Welcome Speech by Chao Gejin The 1st Meeting of CIPSH Executive Committee April 16, 2018, Xiamen University Mr. Zhang Rong, president of the Xiamen University, Mr, Qin Changwei, Secretary General of the National Commission for UNESCO, Distinguished participants, Ladies and Gentlemen, It gives me a great pleasure to welcome all of you to the Executive Committee meeting of CIPSH......

APR

2018

[photos] The 1st Meeting of the Executive Committee of CIPSH

The first meeting of the Executive Committee of CIPSH, elected in the XXXIII General Assembly in 2017, will be held at the University of Xiamen, in China, on the 16th (1.00 pm to 5.00 pm) and 17th (10.50 am to 2.00 pm) April 2018.......

MAR

2018

The 1st Meeting of the Executive Committee of CIPSH

Announcement The first meeting of the Executive Committee of CIPSH, elected in the XXXIII General Assembly in 2017, will be held at the University of Xiamen, in China, on the 16th (1.00 pm to 5.00 pm) and 17th (10.50 am to 2.00 pm) April 2018.......

AUG

2017

In Liège: a new vision for the humanities in the 21st Century

© Service Presse & Info - Province De Liege UNESCO 2017-08-17 For one week in August 2017, Liège, in Belgium, became the world capital of humanities”, to quote Paul-Émile Mottard, President of the Provincial College of Liège. The World Humanities Conference (WHC), which ran from 6 to 12 August, ended with the adoption of a new vision for the humanities for the......

AUG

2017

Address by Gejin Chao, President of CIPSH, at the Closing Session for the 2017 World Humanities Conference

Address by Gejin Chao, President of CIPSH, on the occasion of theClosing Session for the 2017 World Humanities Conference: Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition, Liège, Belgium, 11 August 2017 Your Excellences Mr. Paul-Emile Mottard, President of the Provincal College of Liege, Madam Nada Al-Nashif, Assitant Director-General for Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO,......

AUG

2017

World Humanities Conference: a success today, a commitment for tomorrow

The World Humanities Conference completes its work in Liège on 11 August 2017: An occasion for the local organisers to draw up a positive first assessment of this world premiere that will resonate for a long time to come. Successful organisation and positive impacts The Liège-based organisers (Province, City and University of Liège) are delighted by the trust shown by UNESCO and......

AUG

2017

A New Humanities Agenda for the 21st Century

Outcome Document of 2017 World Humanities Conference
World Humanities Conference Liège, Belgium, 6-11 August 2017 Outcome Document A New Humanities Agenda for the 21st Century 11 August 2017 We, the participants in the World Humanities Conference held in Liège, Belgium, from 6 to 11 August 2017, who have come from all around the world to reflect and to engage in dialogues to establish a new agenda for the humanities of the 21st century; Commending......

AUG

2017

Address by Gejin Chao, President of CIPSH, at the Opening Ceremony for the 2017 World Humanities Conference

Address by Gejin Chao, President of CIPSH, on the occasion of the Opening Ceremony for the 2017 World Humanities Conference: Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition, Liège, Belgium, 6 August 2017 Excellencies Mr. Getachew Engida, the Deputy Director-General of UNESCO and Mr. Paul-Emile Mottard, the Député-Président du Collège provincial de......

AUG

2017

Adama Samassékou: Humanitude, or how to quench the thirst for humanity

© Dima Vazinovich Faced with the failure of the western model of development, which puts the culture of having before the culture of being, it is becoming urgent to develop a different project for society – one that is founded upon humanitude, a concept that explores openness to the Other, the only possible way out for a disenchanted world. By Adama Samassékou It has become commonplace......

JUL

2017

World Humanities Conference - UNESCO News

When, local time: Sunday, 6 August 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, 12 August 2017 - 6:00pm Where: Belgium, Liège Type of Event: Meeting by Member States or Institutions Contact: John Crowley, j.crowley@unesco.org The World Humanities Conference. Challenges and Responsibilities for a Planet in Transition” will take place in Liège, Belgium, from 6 to 12 August 2017. Co-organized......

JUN

2017

World Humanities Conferece - Poster Session

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MAY

2017

World Humanities Conference - Poster submission

Poster Proposal (complete the table below) ClickHEREfor the programme of the 2017 conference. Name of author Institutional affiliation Name(s) of the co-author(s) ......

JAN

2017

Secretary-General of CIPSH: Speech on the 68th Anniversary

Dear colleagues, The CIPSH was created 68 years ago, the 18th January, 1949. At the time, the wounds of WWII and the need to rebuild societies across the globe, facing challenges such as the independence of colonies, the rebuilding of cities preserving heritage, or the new geostrategic balances and related intercultural relations, raised attention on the relevance of history, philosophy, literature......

DEC

2016

CIPSH Major Events: 2015-2016

2015 7 December – Board meeting of the CIPSH, Beijing, China. 8-9 December – General Assembly of the CIPSH, Beijing, China. 2016 18 January – Meeting with national delegations at UNESCO, on the WCH, Paris, France 2 February – Opening of the International Year of Global Understanding in Jena, Germany 9-17 March – APHELEIA Erasmus+ programme. Cultural Integrated Landscape......

NOV

2016

CALL FOR PROPOSALS OF SYMPOSIA AND PAPERS

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JUN

2016

INVITATION TO ALL SCHOLARS AND SCHOLARLY INSTITUTIONS IN THE WORLD

Towards the World Humanities Conference, 6-12 August, 2017 in Liège
The world – all countries and nations, all people and academies – is experiencing and facing the challenges of global cultural, social and environmental changes, which call upon all to find innovative responses, rooted in the diversity of perspectives driven by the multitude of diverse past and ongoing understandings of science, culture, education and sustainability. Human history is......

JUN

2016

World Humanities Conference 2017 - Press Kit

To redefine the foundations, role and commitment of the humanities in contemporary society at global level
What is it all about? UNESCO, with the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences and Liège Together, has started the preparation of the WORLD HUMANITIES CONFERENCE. This will be a major gathering to be prepared during the next 18 months, engaging all fields of knowledge in all countries, focused on the role and scope of the humanities in contemporary society. Why is it......

MAR

2016

World Humanities Conference - UNESCO Announcement

Liège, Belgium, 6-12 August 2017
The World Humanities Conference was held in Liège, Belgium, from 6 to 12 August 2017. Itwas structured around six main themes: Humans and the environment; Cultural identities, cultural diversity and intercultural relations; Cultural heritage; Boundaries and migrations; History, memory and politics; The humanities in a world in transition.......

FEB

2016

WCH - Invitation to the Core Group Meeting, 20th March 2016

Dear members of the Core Group of the WCH, The third core group meeting for the WCH will take place on Saturday, the 19th, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, the 20th of March, from 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m., at the Centre d’Histoire des Sciences et des Techniques (CHST), Place Delcour 17, in Liege. It is my pleasure to invite you to it and to send you herewith the synthesis of our previous......

JAN

2016

PRESS CONFERENCE: Announcing the World Humanities Conference and related events

PRESS CONFERENCE UNESCO - MONDAY 18TH JANUARY - 11 AM - 1PM Announcing the World Humanities Conference and related events INTRODUCTORY OVERVIEW What? UNESCO, with the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences and Liège Together, started the preparation of the WORLD HUMANITIES CONFERENCE, preceded and followed by a large series of other events. What for? The Conference......

NOV

2015

Intervention of the Secretary-General of CIPSH at the General Assembly of UNESCO

Chère Mme la Directrice Générale de l’UNESCO, Chers délégués, Mesdames et Messieurs, Le CIPSH – Conseil International de la Philosophie et des Sciences Humaines, créé à la demande de l’UNESCO le 18 Janvier de 1949, s’adresse à cette Assemblée Générale dans un contexte global d’inquiétudes,......

OCT

2015

The Six themes of the World Humanities Conference

Theme I. Humans and Environment In general terms, it is about the connection that men have with nature from a psychological, social and ecological angle. Then, in a transcultural perspective, we will study the image of nature, including in its relations with what is perceived as supernatural, and its evolution through history, the representation of nature through languages, arts and science, the history......

SEP

2015

Towards the World Conference of the Humanities: A Brief Overview

THE WORLD CONFERENCE OF THE HUMANITIES A Brief Overview Objective The Conference results from the awareness of the need to re-think the scope and role of human sciences in contemporary society, resuming the understanding of the relevance of the Humanities for everyday life. The need for such an agenda is twofold. On one hand, there has been no global re-thinking on the role and scope of humanities......

AUG

2015

Mr. André GILLES speech, Provincial Deputy President

Delivered at the Provincial Palace of Liege
Delivered at the Provincial Palace of Liege Majesties, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, On this day on which we commemorate the outbreak of the First World War, which shook the certainties and perceptions of people at the time – and whose consequences have profoundly marked subsequent generations – His Majesty the King has given the Province of Liège the honour of welcoming you,......

MAY

2015

Adama SAMASSEKOU: Crystal Campus

Adama SAMASSEKOU was guest of honour at the Advanced Technical College of the Province of Liège for the “Campus de Cristal 2013” award ceremony on Tuesday, May 7
Adama SAMASSEKOU was guest of honour at the Advanced Technical College of the Province of Liège for the Campus de Cristal 2013” award ceremony on Tuesday, May7. As every year since 2002, the communication students of the Advanced Technical College of the Province of Liège selected a person out of the world of media or culture for the award of the Campus de Cristal”. This approach......

JUL

2011

CIPSH Board Meeting (July 25-26 2011, Goa, India)

Date: July 25-26, 2011 Event: CIPSH Board Meeting Venue: Goa, India Organizer:The Board of the International Council for Philosophy and HumanisticStudies (CIPSH)......

DEC

2010

ISSC-CIPSH Joint Scientific Symposium 2010

Changing Nature – Changing Sciences? The challenges of global environmental change researchfor the social sciences and humanities 13-14 December 2010 Nagoya, Japan   Human behaviour, values and responses to knowledge and impacts of climate and otherforms of global environmental change will largely define the world's future. The socialsciences and the humanities can and must serve as a......

JUN

2003

Histoire de la collaboration entre le CIPSH et l'UNESCO

Participation du CIPSH à la mise en place d'une "Collection virtuelle d'oeuvres représentatives de la littérature mondiale" ......

NOV

2002

Celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici

CONSEIL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHILOSOPHIE ET DES SCIENCES HUMAINES Maurice Aymard Secrétaire général du Conseil international de la philosophie et des sciences humaines ......


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