The Romanian Institute for Europe-Asia Studies(IRSEA) has participated in the International Conference on Ecosophy, Arts and Peace(ICEAP) organised by the Gandhian Centre for Philosophical Arts and Sciences of Manipal Academy of Higher Education(MAHE) in association with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).
The conference took place on June 03-04 and reunited eminent culture critics, journalists, political commentators and academics approaching a wide gamut of topics, ranging from International Peace in Gandhian Perspective to the Philosophical Praxis of Environmentalism.
With a 60 year legacy and over 28,000 students from 57 countries, MAHE has been granted the status of Institute of Eminence by the Government of India. MAHE’s Gandhian Centre for Philosophical Arts and Sciences is a department which engages with interdisciplinary teaching and research with a view to developing alternative knowledge systems to deal with contemporary crises. The Centre engages with intersectionality of aesthetics, philosophy, ecology, journalism, Gandhian and peace studies. As one of IRSEA’s most recent partners, MAHE’s conference represented a first auspicious instance of inter-institutional cooperation.
The topic matter presented by IRSEA, i.e. Thе Fivе Principlеs of Pеacеful Coеxistеncе as Chinеsе and Indian Lеgacy in Intеrnational Law, was welcomed by the panelists and audience as a stimulating intellectual endeavour analyzing a significant principle and contribution of both India and China to the field of International Law.