In the spring of 2022, Tsinghua will continue to launch a series of Global Open Courses. All of them will be taught in English and accessible to the all the learners online.
There will be a lecture on May 23. Welcome to join us to attend the lecture based on your own interest.
01 Ethics in the Era of Globalization
Globalization is an unprecedented phenomenon in our times. As various regions in the world are becoming more and more connected with each other politically, economically and culturally, they often differ from each other regarding moral values.Consequently, conflict and convergence of these moral views are an important part of globalization process. Based on in-depth analysis of the dynamism of globalization, this course is going to investigate some related ethic disputes.The selected topics focus on the impact of globalization on traditional moralvalues in different regions, and the emergence of new ethic value out of globalization. Topics include capitalistic ethics, social equality, universal value, religion, ideology, nationalism, environmental protection, philanthropy and foreign aid, intellectual property among others. The course is to combine reading of ethics classics with current international practice. It laysemphasis on critical thinking, disruptive research and open discussion.
Lecturer Tang Xiaoyang
Introduction of Lecturer:
TangXiaoyang is the chair and a professor in the Department of International Relations at Tsinghua University. His research interests include political philosophy, global modernization processes, and China’s engagement with developing countries.
Tangis the author of Coevolutionary Pragmatism: Approaches and Impacts ofChina-Africa Economic Cooperation (Cambridge University Press 2020) and has published extensively on the Belt and Road Initiative. Before he came to Tsinghua, Tang worked at the International Food Policy Research Institute(IFPRI) in Washington, DC. He has also worked as a consultant for the WorldBank, UNDP, USAID, and various research institutes and consulting companies.
May 23, 15:20-16:55, Beijing time (GMT+8）