Two events with Graham Parkes

INSIGHTS lecture on the 23rd of March 2023:

Professor Graham Parkes (Vienna), an eminent scholar of East Asian classical philosophy, Heidegger, and Nietzsche, will speak on

“Can humanity survive the Anthropocene?

It depends on who we think we are”

Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building

23/3 @ 5.30pm

Please, register here:


In addition to his Insights lecture on 23/3, Professor Graham Parkes (University of Vienna) will also lead on a seminar-style reading session of classical Chinese texts (in translation) with focus on environmental ethics.

Classical Chinese Philosophy and the Climate Crisis

Professor Graham Parkes—University of Vienna, Austria

Friday 24th March, 14:00-15:30,

KEVII.2.01 (King Edward VII Building), Newcastle University

Attached is the poster and an abstract with further information.  The event is free and open to everyone.

Here you can find the essays that we will discuss during the event: