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One of the highlighted events of CityU's cultural festival this year, the seminar Cultures in Globalization: China and the World attracted a host of scholars and writers to the Chinese Civilisation Centre.
"In business, globalization is already a reality. Where culture fits in globalization, however, is an issue that requires much more thought," said President H K Chang at the opening of the seminar on 19 March.The seminar attracted renowned scholars in the fields of Chinese philosophy, history, literature and aesthetics, including Li Zehou and Liu Zaifu, both visiting professors at the Chinese Civilisation Centre, He Zhaowu, Professor, the Institute for Cultural Studies at Beijing's Tsinghua University, Ye Xiushan, Research Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, , Chih-p'ing Chou, Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University, Chen Lai, Professor, Department of Philosophy, Peking University and Ge Zhaoguang, Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
The speakers at Cultures in Globalization: China and the World agreed that
Following the opening session, the seminar continued on 20 March with Civilization in Conversation: the Worlds of