Philip J. Ivanhoe, currently Chair Professor of East Asian and Comparative Philosophy and Religion at City University of Hong Kong, has accepted the position of Distinguished Chair Professor in the College of Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy at Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea.
Professor Ivanhoe is known for his work in Asian philosophy, especially Confucianism, Buddhism, and ethics. He is the author of, among other things, Confucian Moral Self Cultivation.
Among Professor Ivanhoe’s duties in his new position will be to serve as editor in chief of the Journal of Confucian Philosophy and Culture at the Institute of Confucian Philosophy and Culture and director of a new research center within the College of Confucian Studies and Eastern Philosophy tentatively named the Confucian Institute for East Asian Philosophy (CIEAP). He will take up his new position in November, 2018.
(via Eirik Lang Harris)