Humanities and Technology
|editor(s): ||Meisig, Konrad|
|pages/dimensions: ||XII, 284 Seiten, Abbildung(en), Tabelle(n), Diagramm(e), Tafel(n) - 24 × 17 cm|
|publishing date: ||1. Auflage 31.07.2013|
|prices: ||78,00 Eur[D] / 59,70 Eur[A] / 77,90 CHF|
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The two-part symposium on Techno-Ethics: Humanities and Technology was organised by the Asiaticum – Society for the Promotion of Studies East and West (Gesellschaft zur Förderung west-östlicher Forschungen e.V.) in collaboration with the Vietnam National University, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, and the Institute of Indology, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz (Germany) on September 2, 2012, in Mainz, and on March 28–29, 2013, in Hanoi. Both congresses were the fourth and fifth, respectively, in a series of symposia and workshops in memoriam of the Japanese entrepreneur Momoyo Okura, a committed sponsor of cultural events in humanities, who died in 2008.
The papers of this international, intercultural and interdisciplinary symposium on Techno-Ethics were presented by scholars from Japan, Vietnam, India, and Germany. They combine disciplines as different as Japanology, Vietnamese Studies, Indology, Indian Anthropology, History of Religions, Buddhology, Sociology of Vietnam and India, Film Studies, Modern South Asian and Mauritian Literature, Sinhalese Studies, South East Asian Arts, Management and Media Studies.