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The 5th International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (Philosophy of Being Human as the Core of Interdisciplinary Research) will be held on April 23-24, 2020 at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University) Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference was held in on-line format. 


The aim of the conference is to acquire the holistic understanding of the nature and the status of the modern human from the standpoint of the interdisciplinary approach. The main objective of the conference is to provide the opportunity for philosophers, sociologists, anthropologists, cultural and religious studies scholars, psychologists, specialists in the field of the media and communications, bioethics and ethics to consider and discuss the issues of the modern human at the crossroads of civilizational, cultural, moral, religious, educational, environmental, technological and communication transformations of modern society. The scientific directions of the conference are related to the analysis and substantiation of the essential foundations of human life from the perspective of both the history of social science and humanities, and modern human science.


The expected areas of conference discussion:


Philosophic sciences about the human being: historical, philosophical and modern perspectives.

East-West and the human being in these cultures. Russian culture and its interaction with the cultures of the West and the East. The understanding of the human being in the history of Russian philosophy and in the modern Russian philosophy.

Philosophy of religion about the human being. The understanding of the human being in world and local religions. Secular and post-secular societies and the position of the human being in them.

Social, ethnocultural, inter-ethnic and inter-religious problems of modern societies. The role of the person in resolving social and ethnic conflicts. Conceptual substantiation of the trend towards postmodern societies.

Impact of the media and communication, information and simulation technologies on the person. The problems of the relationship between the subject and the computer, the person and artificial intelligence. Psychological and behavioral issues of Internet addiction.

Cultural anthropology, social anthropology, culture and human health.

Issues of modern education and the status of the person in the education process.

Philosophy of health and bioethics. Ethical issues of modern technology application in medicine. Spiritual practices of different cultures and human health.

Civilization and global challenges to the modern human being and society. Ontological and gnoseological status of the human being in the context of the interaction of civilizations at present time.

The Organizing Committee does not limit the scientific scope of the conference to the listed directions and invites scholars to participate in the conference with research on other social and humanitarian aspects of the human being and modern society.


The Conference is jointly organized by

the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), (Moscow, Russia);  

the Department of History of Philosophy, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), (Moscow, Russia);  

the Department of Philosophy, National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan); 

Hotel Business and Tourism Institute, Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), (Moscow, Russia);  

International Science and Culture Center for Academic Contacts (Moscow, Russia); 

the Department of Philosophy, National Chengchi University (Taipei, Taiwan); 

Zhengzhou Yingchun Conference planning Co., Ltd. (Zhengzhou, China).


After refereeing process, all accepted papers from ICCESSH 2020 will be published on "Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Contemporary Education, Social Sciences and Humanities (ICCESSH 2020)" and will be submitted to CPCI-SSH for indexing. 


 

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