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.


  • 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.

– 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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