Confirmed invited speakers:


Torbjörn Lodén

Professor emeritus of Chinese language and culture, Stockholm University, Head of the Stockholm China Center vid Institute for Security and & Development Policy

Lodén’s main research interests are in the broad field of Chinese intellectual history, and he has published several books and numerous articles on different aspects of Chinese culture, both pre-modern and modern.

His main current project is to publish complete and annotated translations into Swedish of the Confucian Four Books and a history of Chinese thought in Swedish, from the earliest times to the present. Together with Dr Wan Xinzheng he is also working on a grammar of Chinese in Swedish.



Loreta Poškaite

Associate Professor of Chinese studies, Institute of Asian and Transcultural Studies,Vilnius University, Lithuania

Areas of research: Chinese and global aesthetics fo everyday, human body in Chinese culture (philosophical, aesthetic, literal and visual aspects), Daoist philosophy and aesthetics, Chinese art, the reception of Chinese culture in the West and Lithuania.

Institute of Asian and Transcultural Studies