The Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy (NAEP) was founded by a group of scholars in the field of environmental philosophy in Asia in 2019. Its primary goal is to support works related to environmental philosophy within Asian traditions of thoughts broadly conceived or related to grassroots perspectives on environmental issues in Asia.
We want to provide a platform to foster communication and exchanges between people working in Asian environmental philosophy. To achieve this goal, the network aims at exchanging and collecting information about ideas, publications, books, issues, etc. regarding environmental philosophy in Asia.
Currently, we are a small team of volunteers and two network coordinators in charge of the network’s coordination, website and social media management. If you are want to become active, or if you found something in need of improvements, your help is more than welcome! Please get in touch!
Call for Papers for the 2023 NAEP Online Symposium
Call for Papers 2023 Online Symposium of the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy Dates: November 2-3 (no conference fee, participation is free) Theme: Plants & animals in the environmental philosophies of Asia Environmental philosophy explores the ways we, humans, relate to the environment. The environment, or “Nature”, encompasses a large variety of elements, including plants… Read more
November 2022 Newsletter
Dear all, Time is flying quickly. Thank you to those who participated in our brainstorming session this summer. We will get back to you shortly with the next steps. If you’re interested in taking part in or seeking collaborators for a common project, don’t hesitate to reach out and we will rely your call. Upcoming… Read more
Brainstorming meeting July 2022
Dear all, We will meet informally online to brainstorm on our next common project on July 14th between 17.00-19.00 Japan Standard Time. Please join us on zoom: https://lmu-munich.zoom.us/j/97670144866?pwd=RUg4SHVOdFdOOWVGb2p1WTZrV2wxQT09 Meeting ID: 976 7014 4866 Password: 418128 If you cannot make it to this meeting, but are potentially interested in participating in the project, please send us… Read more
Newsletter June 2022
Dear all, We want to thank everyone who interacted in the process of organizing as well as during the two days of the 2022 Online Symposium of the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy. We wrote a short feedback here. We are also working on some video presentations that we will publish soon. We will organize… Read more
Invitation to the Online Symposium of the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy
Dear all, The program for NAEP’s first Online Symposium on 17-18 June 2022 is ready! We will explore the diversity of environmental philosophies in Asia thanks to over twenty presenters from a dozen countries, from India to Japan. The program includes special sessions to approach Asian Environmental Philosophy from the perspective of philosophical traditions, policy,… Read more
December 2021 Newsletter
Dear all, We are excited to announce that we are organizing NAEP’s first public Online Symposium, on 17-18 June 2022 on the theme “Diversity of Environmental Philosophies in Asia”. We welcome abstracts (200-250 words) for individual presentations, panels and workshops proposals (submission by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, by February 21st 2022). Participation is free and the… Read more
September 2021 Newsletter
Dear all, Welcome to our new members! The network’s project on the diversity of conceptions of “nature” in East Asia and South-East Asia is progressing, and we are looking forward to sharing with you later the outputs of our working group. Meanwhile, if you would like to join us, just write to us! Upcoming events… Read more
June 2021 Newsletter
Dear all, We have exciting news! We are organizing a workshop on the Meanings of Nature in East and South-East Asia. This project aims to show the high diversity of conceptions of “nature” (and therefore of conceptions of humans) in East Asia and South-East Asia. Please find the invitation with the details here. To facilitate… Read more
Newsletter February 2021
Dear all, Happy new year! 明けましておめでとうございます。新年快乐! Do you have any stories about the worldviews of nature? Any upcoming event, publications or call for paper to share? Please feel free to contact us, and we will share them widely. Upcoming: March 3-4: Event on animal ethics in Japan (in Japanese), no registration needed By March 19th:… Read more
Dear all, Welcome to our new members! Thank you for joining us and continue to spread the word! This time, we travel to Mongolia. In Mongolian, “nature” can be expressed as “baigali” (Байгаль, ᠪᠠᠶᠢᠭᠠᠯᠢ), echoing the name of Lake Baikal. If you want to share your stories about the worldviews of nature, please feel free… Read more
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