Prof. Dr. Guoxiang Peng, Peking University
Peng Guoxiang is a Professor of Chinese philosophy, intellectual history and religions at Peking University and the director of the Center for Cultural China Studies at the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies of PKU. He was visiting professor, visiting scholar, and research fellow of universities including University of Hawai’i, Harvard University, Wesleyan University, National Taiwan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany, etc. He received many fellowships and awards including Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award bestowed by the Humboldt Foundation and the Ministry for Education and Research of Germany. He was invited to give lectures at universities in the United States, Europe and East Asia. He is secretary general of the Chinese Society for Confucian Studies and board member of the International Confucian Association. He is also a member of the editorial advisors of the European Journal for Philosophy of Religion (Europe), the executive editor of the Journal of the History of Chinese Philosophy (Beijing), etc. His publications include four books and more than seventy peer reviewed articles.
His research is focused on Confucianism, Chinese religions and comparative religious studies, Chinese philosophy and intellectual history. At the institute he will do research on „Confucianism as a Religious Tradition”.
Stay at MPI-MMG:
May - August 2012