Todai-Yale Initiative Lecture Series -- Asian Way of life Seen through AsiaBarometer
Daesong Hyun - Associate Professor, institute of Oriental Culture at University of Tokyo
Monday, February 23, 2009 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Room 203, Henry R. Luce Hall
34 Hillhouse AvenueNew Haven, CT 6511
In this lecture, based on the AsiaBarometer 2006 which surveyed seven Confucian countries( China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam), several aspects of Asian way of life will be examined. Focusing on the legacy of Confucian virtues in the industrialized and modernized Asian countries, the findings and implications of the comparative analysis about the perceptions of identify, national pride, satisfaction of life, their attitudes in terms of their delight, anger, sorrow and pleasure etcetera will be introduced.