Research on the Confucian Revival in Slovenia

Authors

  • Jana S. ROŠKER University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/as.2024.12.1.287-304

Keywords:

Modern New Confucianism, Confucian revival, Modern Chinese philosophy, East Asian Confucianism, Chinese studies in Slovenia, Sinology in Slovenia, Chinese philosophy in Slovenia

Abstract

There has been a significant amount of research carried out in Slovenia on the revival of Confucianism, particularly since 2012 and 2014, when the first two research projects on this topic were approved. Members of the Department of Asian Studies at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, have been consistently conducting research in Slovenia and various Chinese, Taiwanese, and East Asian archives and libraries. These efforts have led to several important publications in Slovene, English, and even Chinese, and represent an ongoing commitment that continues in the present day. Therefore, it is not surprising that the present special issue of the Slovenian academic journal Asian Studies, focusing on the Confucian revival, already marks the fourth special issue in this area of research.

This review article’s objective is thus to summarize the key achievements of Slovenian research in this field and provide a comprehensive overview of the diverse Slovene research activities and publications related to Modern New Confucianism. It covers not only research on the revival of Confucianism in China and the broader Sinic region, but also includes Confucian studies in other East Asian regions and the wider Sinic area.

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18. 01. 2024 — Updated on 29. 03. 2024

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ROŠKER, Jana S. 2024. “Research on the Confucian Revival in Slovenia”. Asian Studies 12 (1): 287-304. https://doi.org/10.4312/as.2024.12.1.287-304.

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