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News for May 2012

IAEA-Iran Nuclear Talks

by , 23 May 2012 | in news | no comments yet

The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog has said he expects to sign a deal with Iran soon on investigating suspected weapons activities connected to the country's nuclear programme. Amano also said that Saeed Jalili, Iran's chief nuclear negotiator, had assured him that "the existing differences will not be an obstacle to the agreement". (Aljazeera)

Pakistan Blocks Twitter on Religious Ground

by , 20 May 2012 | in news | no comments yet

Pakistan blocks Twitter on the ground that on the ground that it was being used to publicise a contest for blasphemous caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed on Facebook. 

Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture vol. 17 (February 2012)

by , 2 May 2012 | in periodicals | no comments yet

We have just received the International Edition of the Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture, vol. 17/ Feb. 2012, which is published by the Institute of Confucian Philosophy and Culture, Academy of East Asian Studies of Sungkyunkwan University, a private academia located in Seoul and Suwon, South Korea, which was established in 1398 and is considered one of the foremost universities in the country.

The papers of the Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture deal with Confucianism, its idea and idealsand the more recent studies on it. They are written either in Korean with a summary in English, or in English. In this issue, which is 268 + XVII page long, papers are written in Korean.

Table of contents, papers: "The Compile Purport of Yi Li Zhuan Tong Jie and the Status in Zhu Xi's Thought and Learning", by Yin Hu; "A Study of Zheng Mengzhou's Confucianism", by Li Suping; "A Dual Structure on