欢迎进入中国休闲研究网站

You Are Welcome to the Website of Chinese Leisure Studies


Leisure and Social Development Annually Academic Conference China, 2008- The First China Philosophy of Leisure Professional Committee Council

 

Leisure and Social Development Annually Academic Conference
China, 2008

- The First China Philosophy of Leisure Professional Committee Council

Pre Notice
Topic: Leisure and the National Economy & the People’s Livelihood

There are two important things happened or will happen in China in 2008: the Beijing Olympic Games, and the adjustment of holiday policy in China. These two events signal that leisure is becoming an indispensable part of living and working for Chinese people.

As a general social cultural phenomenon, leisure has appealed more and more attention from people in China. The essence of emphasizing on leisure is to improve the progress of social and civilization with the help of culture guide, and humanistic consideration, and it is the new milestone for the renaissance of Chinese civilization.

Leisure, for individuals, emphasizes and pay attention to the quality of life and living, and it is the source of happiness as well.

With regard to the society, leisure is an important dimension of public policy, economic policy, and it is also a basis for building a harmonious society.

For different levels of government, leisure can be used as a means of management policies and a way of thinking about serving the wellbeing of the people; it will change the government from management oriented by means of economy administration, scientific technology, and legislation to service oriented.

For social labors, leisure can influence people’s moral education directly or indirectly; it can train the ability and interests of people in different ways to increase the value of life and the value of creativity for individuals.

It is a new perspective to pay attention to leisure in national plan and people’s wellbeing. We welcome any knowledgeable people to take part in the discussion on this topic.

 

1. Topic of the conference

Leisure and the National Economy & the People’s Livelihood

2. The purpose of the topic

Focusing on leisure phenomena in the national economy and the people’s livelihood, the changes in people’s view on the value of leisure during the phase of social transformation, theories and practices related to leisure as a new social cultural phenomenon. The purpose of this topic is to pave a way for academic study, to appeal wellbeing for people’s livelihood, to take responsibility for the society, and to shed lights on people’s mind.

3. Reference topics for discussing

(1) The value of leisure

  1. Exploring the value and the meaning of leisure;
  2. Leisure and harmonious society;
  3. The relationship between people’s mental and physical health and leisure;
  4. Leisure and the humanistic consideration for people in a weak position, etc.

(2) Surveys and analyses on leisure behaviors of Chinese people

  1. Leisure sports and outdoor exercises;
  2. Leisure vacation and leisure entertainment;
  3. Leisure activities in communities;
  4. Reading behaviors in Chinese people’s leisure lives.

(3) The current status of development in leisure industry

  1. The structure of the leisure industry and its trend of development;
  2. The study on city recreation areas;
  3. Leisure services in local community;
  4. The opportunities for the development of Leisure industry during the period of post Olympic Games, etc.

(4) Theories and practices on leisure education

  1. The value of leisure education;
  2. Categorization of leisure education and trend of it’s development;
  3. The trend of leisure education in developed nations.

4. Sponsors

China Philosophy of Leisure Professional Committee

Institute of Chinese Art Study, Center of Leisure Study

5. Co-sponsor

Higher Education Press

6. Holders

Capital College of Physical Education
Institute of Tourism, Beijing Union University

7. Papers

(1)Paper submitting

1.Deadline for abstract: the end of July,2008

2.Deadline for the paper: the end of September, 2008

(2)How to submit?

1.Please send your paper electronically to: xueshuchu2008@163.com, and notify: “2008 Annually Leisure Academic Conference paper.”

2.Registration is verified by submitting the abstract of the paper

(3)Evaluation of the paper

The Academic Committee of the conference will evaluate the papers received, and the excellent papers will be published in “Leisure Study” sponsored by the Committee of Philosophy of Leisure. The book will be published by Higher Education Press, and certificates will be awarded to the excellent papers.

8. Other related issues

Issues on time for registration, place of the conference, fares, and accommodations, etc. will be explained with another notice. People who hand in their abstracts will be informed by email to attend the conference.

9. Contacts
Capital College of Physical Education Contact:
Li Xiangru, Tel: 82099125;13611343395
Institute of Tourism, Beijing Union University contacts:
Shi Meiyu, Wang Li: Tel: 64909276;64909338

 

China Philosophy of Leisure Professional Committee
10/04/2008         

 


Appendix1:

China Natural Dialectics Institute
Application form for China Philosophy of Leisure Professional Committee (for organizations)

Appendix2:

China Natural Dialectics Institute
Application form for China Philosophy of Leisure Professional Committee (for individuals)


 
中国艺术研究院 中国文化研究所 版权所有

电话(TEL):86-10-64813408  64813409  传真(FAX):86-10-64813408

地址:北京朝阳区惠新北里甲1号·中国文化研究所   邮编:100029