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Mission Statement

The mission and vision of The Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies at Peking University (IAHS) is both deeply rooted in traditional Chinese culture and integrated with a globalized world. It engages in academic research of international and creative significance to promote interdisciplinary collaboration within the humaities, between the humanities and natural sciences, to deepen teh self-reflexivity of Chinese traditional culture, and to realize its creative development and transformation. It plans to take a leading role in facilitating the world's undertaking of Chinese culture through the subjectivity of Chinse thought in the context of cultural diversity and religious pluralism, with the hope of creating a globally significant approach to ethics inspired by the Chinese notion of "One Commonwealth Under Heaven".

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