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, indigenous knowledge, as well as movies and literature. We will also hold two interactive workshops to debate about “Nationalism and Environmental Philosophy in Asia” and discuss the meanings of “nature” in Asia as well as future projects of the network.

Participation is free and online.

Please register and download the full program from here.

Everyone is welcome. Share widely!

As usual, if you have any question, suggestions, event, publications, call for paper, ideas for projects or anything else to share, please feel free to contact us (asiaenviphilo@gmail.com)!

We are looking forward to your participation!

Best wishes,

Orika Komatsubara and Laÿna Droz 
Coordination for the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy

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 asiaenviphilo@gmail.com, by February 21st 2022). Participation is free and the primary language is English, but we welcome suggestions in other languages. We are interested in a broad range of questions including but not limited to:

  • Can we speak of “Asian Environmental Philosophy”?
  • How is environmental philosophy conducted and practised in different contexts and traditions in Asia?
  • What are the influences of these ideas on the local ways of life?
  • What could be the role of Asian environmental philosophies in a global context?
  • What are the challenges and opportunities faced by environmental philosophy scholars in Asia?
  • What is the role of Indigenous knowledge in Asia to address environmental issues? 

Please share the Call for Papers widely. You can download the document and the poster from here !

Other upcoming events and calls:

If you have any question, suggestions, event, publications, call for paper, idea for projects or anything else to share, please feel free to contact us (asiaenviphilo@gmail.com)!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Best wishes,

Orika Komatsubara and Laÿna Droz 
Coordination for the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy

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 and calls:

If you have any question, suggestions, event, publications, call for paper, idea for projects or anything else to share, please feel free to contact us (asiaenviphilo@gmail.com)!

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Best wishes,

Orika Komatsubara and Laÿna Droz 
Coordination for the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy

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 25th: Call for Paper for the The Routledge Handbook of Ecofeminism and Literature
  • By April 1st: Applications for the Mind & Life Summer Research Institute 2021, online, are open (scholarships are available)
  • Readings: A few chapters of the book Environmental Ethics are about Asian environmental philosophy: Cross-cultural Explorations are about Asian environmental philosophy (Kirloskar-Steinbach M., Diaconu M., ed. 2020). Check them out here.

We wish you a wonderful year 2021,

Orika Komatsubara and Laÿna Droz

Coordination for the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy

March Newsletter

Dear all,
Welcome to our new members! Thank you for joining us and continue to spread the word!
Did you know that in the Philippines, animals are sometimes considered as the gods’ pets? Thanks Mira Reyes for her inspiring short article about environmental thought in the Philippines.

We are still looking for short presentations about the state of environmental philosophy in each country/culture. Please let us know if you are interested in writing a short summary about environmental philosophy in your country (about 500 words or less)

If you are have some information to share with the network (events, new publications, conferences, call for paper, etc.), let us know! We will share it on our website, mailing list and Facebook page.

Upcoming:
– Call for Papers “Towards Climate Justice: Eco-Strategies for Survival” by March 31st 2020.
– Some of our members will speak about environmental justice at the Annual Conference on Asian Criminology Society, October 2-5 2020 in Kyoto, Japan.
– The Conference of Asian Contemporary Philosophy will be held in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), on Sept. 1-3 2020. Some talks will also approach Asian environmental philosophy. The Call for Paper should come soon.
Have a beautiful day!

Orika Komatsubara and Laÿna Droz 
Coordination for the Network of Asian Environmental Philosophy

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