Aesthetics East and West:

Philosophy, Literature, Music and Art

Friday, October 30, 2015

Morning Session

9:30 Ivo De Gennaro | opening

9:45 Hans-Christian Günther | introduction

Chair: Hans-Christian Günther


10:15 Harro von Senger | chinese criticism of Modern art

11:30 Gabriele Kiesewetter | Modern Chinese Painting


Afternoon Session

Chair: Andrea A. Robiglio

14:30 Giusi Strummiello | Lo scarto dell‘essere. Merleau-Ponty, l’Oriente e la filosofia

15:15 Jiang Li | Spiritual Transformation: Decoding Zhuangzi’s Images


Chair: Gabriele Kiesewetter

16:30 Gu Zhengkun | the basic differences between chinese andWestern aesthetic tastes

17:15 Zhang Zheng | Translational Aesthetics. A Case of C-E Translation of Selected Chinese Wisdom


Saturday, October 31, 2015


morning session


Chair: Harro von Senger

09:30 Ram Mall | Indian Aesthetics: an Intercultural Approach

10:15 Andrea A. Robiglio | The Ethical Element in Aesthetics: Confucius and the Renaissance: a Comparison


Chair: Georg Stenger

11:30 Jonathan Powell | Sorabji and the East: Iranian and Indian Influences


afternoon session

Chair: Ram Mall

14:30 Hans-Christian Günther | Gustav Mahler and the Far east: das Lied von der Erde

15:30 Yoon Young Serena Kim | Der koreanische Komponist Yun Isang


Chair: Giusi Strumiello

17:00 Georg Stenger | Nature & Culture, or: Concerning the Strength of Art Within the Tensions of Intercultural Understanding