Korea In-Depth: East Asia and Neo-Confucianism

Filmed April 24, 2012

Dr. Richard Shek, professor of Humanities and Religious Studies at California State University, Sacramento, will introduce Neo-Confucianism and its impact throughout Asia. An expert on Chinese and Japanese Confucianism, Dr. Shek will cover the importance of Confucianism and its role in the nations in which it took root. He will also offer his perspective on the role of Neo-Confucianism in Korea in both pre-modern and contemporary times.

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Cast: The Korea Society

Tags: Korea, China, Japan, Religion, Confucianism, Asia and Neo-Confucianism