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Harvard Professor Tu Weiming becomes director of World Ethics Institute Beijing, takes China's Personality of the Year award for disseminating Chinese Culture.

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Tu Weiming -- Harvard Professor China's Personality of the Year

BEIJING -- China Network Television CNTV on Christmas Eve, Dec 24 2012, broadcasted the "Personality of the Year Award for disseminating Chinese Culture'. Twenty outstanding cultural masters and celebrities from various branches of society were selected and awarded with this distinguished title.

Professor Tu Weiming, director of The Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies (IAHS) and The World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB) was awarded an important "Chinese Culture Year Award 2012"- for his contribution to Cultural China, entitled: Tu Weiming: How Confucianism affects the world.

Among the places featured in this video, besides prominent places in Harvard University and Peking University in general, is the World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB), and the clip shows Hans Kung, the Swiss theologian, and Karl Schlecht, the German businessman and benefactor, during the inauguration ceremony of WEIB on Oct 29th 2012.

Watch CCTV1 clip (in Chinese) here.

Tu Weiming is Lifetime Professor in Philosophy and Director of Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies (IAHS) and World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB) at Peking University, and Research Professor and Senior Fellow of the Asia Center at Harvard University.

World Ethics Institute Beijing (WEIB) at Peking University:

Tan Siu Lin Centre forInternational Studies Peking University, 5 Yiheyuan Road

Haidian District

Beijing 100871, P. R. China

 

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