HOLIC 2014
General Information
The Third International Conference on the History of Logic in China will take place on 26-28 April, 2014, Tianjin.

Besides the general academic exchange, one of the main purposes of this conference is to advance our larger project, the production of the Handbook of Logical Thought in China, to be published by Springer-Verlag both online and in print in a few years. Many of the presentations will be of material aimed at chapters of the Handbook, for discussion and comment among experts both mainland China and outside.

Organizing Institution: Nankai University, Tianjin, China

  • Contact for practical matters:
    Zha Fei   Nankai University, Tianjin
    EMAIL: zhafei@nankai.edu.cn
    Li Jidong   Nankai University, Tianjin
    EMAIL: zhafei@nankai.edu.cn
  • Matters realted to the program:
    Zhai Jincheng   Nankai University, Tianjin
    EMAIL: zhaijc@nankai.edu.cn
    Liu Fenrong   Tsinghua University, Beijing
    EMAIL: fenrong@tsinghua.edu.cn
    Jeremy Seligman   The University of Auckland
    EMAIL: j.seligman@auckland.ac.nz

Invited Speakers

  • Cheng Chung-Ying   The University of Hawaii
  • Chad Hansen   The University of Hong Kong
  • Andrey Krushinskiy    Far East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Lee Jer-Shiarn   National Yunlin University of Science & Technology
  • Thierry Lucas   Université Catholique de Louvain
  • Gregor Paul   Karlsruhe University
  • Chien-Shuo Chiu Fu Jen Catholic University
  • Mou Bo   San Jose State University
  • Donald Sturgeon   The University of Hong Kong
  • Dan Robins    The University of Hong Kong
  • Tom Tillemans The University of Lausanne
  • Johan van Benthem   The University of Amsterdam and Stanford University
  • Peter van Embe Boas The University of Amsterdam
  • Yang Wujin 杨武金   Chinese Renmin University, Beijing
  • Tang Mingjun 汤铭钧   Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences
  • Tian Ligang 田立刚  Nankai University, Tianjin
  • Xiong Minghui 熊明辉  Sun Yat-sen University,Guangzhou
  • Dong Zhitie 董志铁  Beijing Normal University, Beijing
  • Liu Xinwen 刘新文   Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing
  • Wu Kefeng 吴克峰   Nankai University, Tianjin
  • Dong Hua  董华  Yunnan Agricultural University, Kunming
  • Guo Qiao 郭桥   Henan University, Kaifeng
  • Yang Gangying  杨岗营  Bijie University, Bijie
  • Zeng Zhaoshi  曾昭式  Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou
  • Zhang Xueli 张学立 Bijie University, Bijie
  • Jia Chunhua  贾春华   Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
  • Liu Peiyu 刘培育 Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing
  • Huang Chaoyang 黄朝阳 Xiamen University

Visa Information

If you are visiting from overseas, you will need a formal invitation letter in order to obtain a business (F-class) visa from your local Chinese Embassy or Consulate. These will be sent out in the middle of February. In case you are asked to give an address for your stay, please use: Jiayuan Hotel, Nankai University, P.R.China 300071, Tel: +86-22-23508089


We will be using the following hotel. If you plan to stay in this hotel, please contact us and we will reserve it for you. If you have any special request concerning your stay or food, please let us know beforehand too.

Jiayuan Hotel 嘉园宾馆
Price: RMB  240 per day \ single room
Price: RMB  260 per day \ twin room
Address: Nankai University, China
Map of the Hotel on the campus.

Arrival information

  • If you fly to the Tianjin airport, please take a taxi to the South gate of the Nankai Univeristy 南开大学南门.
  • If you fly to the Beijing Capital Airport (the main international airport in Beijing), you can take a shuttle bus (RMB 82) directly to Tianjin city. It takes about two and half hours. Please check here for more information about the shuttle bus. After getting off the bus at the last stop, you can then take a taxi (about RMB 20) to the South gate of Nankai University.
  • If you are staying in Beijing before coming to Tianjin, you can take a taxi or metro to Beijing South railway station, then take a fast train to Tianjin, and again a taxi the South gate of Nankai University.

More information to follow soon.

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