Empire and Politics: in the East and West Civilizations. Seoul National University, 5th-6th September 2019

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Il 5 e 6 settembre si terrà a Seoul si terrà la conferenza internazionale “Empire and Politics in the Eastern and Western Civilizations”


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2nd International Conference of Roma Sinica Studies

Empire and Politics: in the East and West Civilizations

5-6 September 2019

VENUE: Building #4, Shinyang Hall, Room 302 (International Conference Room)
Seoul National University, Seoul in South Korea


VENUE: Building #4, Shinyang Hall, Room 302 (International Conference Room)
Seoul National University, Seoul in South Korea

ORGANIZERS: The Institute of Humanities, Seoul National University,
The Institute of Greco-Roman Studies, Seoul National University,
Société Internationale des Amis de Cicéron,

5th September

09:00 Opening address & Official presentation

1st Session

09:30 Keynote Lecture 1: Maurizio Riotto (Anyang University, Korea)
“Empires, Kingdoms and Nomads: Real and Imaginary Characters between Ancient Korea and the Silk Road”

10:20 Gościwit Malinowski (Uniwersytet Wrocławski, Poland)
“Imperator, huang di, cakravartin – The Idea of the Highest Universal Divine Ruler in the West, China and India”

11:00 Pause

11:20 杨巨平 (Yang, Juping) (Nankai University (南开大学), China)
“The Coexistence of Four Empires and the Opening of the Maritime Silk Road”

12:00 Discussion

12:30 Lunch

2nd Session

14:00 Stéphane Mercier (Brussels International Catholic School, Belgium)
“To Serve or Not to Serve? Seneca and Confucians between Involvement in Politics and Scholarly Retreat”

14:40 Andrea Balbo (Università di Torino, Italy)
“Politics in Ancient Rome and its Reception. Cicero, Seneca and the Words of Politics in the Confucius Sinarum Philisophus”)

15:20 – Pause

15:40 Philippe Rousselot (The President of SIAC, France)
“Ubi solitudinem inveniunt, imperium appellant: The French Empire in Rome’s Mirror”

16:20 Ermanno Malaspina (Pontificia Academia Latinitatis, Italy)
“From “Zero Tolerance” to “Turn the Other Cheek” and back: the Graeco-Roman Roots of a Modern Transcultural Dilemma”

17:00 Discussion

6th September


09:00 Keynote Lecture 2: Mortimer Sellers (University of Baltimore School of Law, USA)
“Empire and Politics in Eastern and Western Civilizations”

09:50 Michele Ferrero (Beijing Foreign Studies University (北京外国语大学), China)
“The Latin Translations of Confucian Terminology on Government and Rule in Early Jesuit’s Manuscripts”

10:30 Pause

10:50 安西眞 (Anzai, Makoto) (Hokkaido University (北海道大学), Japan)
“Socrates’ Dream and His Decision in Plato’s Crito”

11:30 Aldo Setaioli (Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy)
“Androcles in China”

12:10 Discussion

12:40 Lunch

4th Session

14:00 Francesco Stella (Università degli Studi di Siena, Italy)
“Empire and politics in Carolingian Poetry”

14:40 안재원 (Ahn, Jaewon) (Seoul National University, Korea)
“Does pax mean truly peace?: focusing on The Declaration for Eastern Asian Peace of Ahn Jungeun(안중근)”

15:20 Pause

15:40 Keynote Lecture 3: 이성원 (Lee, Sung-Won) (Seoul National University, Korea)
“Liberal Imperialism Reconsidered”

16:30 Discussion

17:00 Closing of the Conference