July 31 – August 1, 2021

Welcome to the 2021 Asian Regional Conference on Covid-19 and the Givens of Existence:  An Asian Transnational Dialogue About Regional Response. The International Institute of Existential Humanistic Psychology and HELP University Malaysia is pleased to invite you to participate in a unique online conference titled Covid-19 and the Givens of Existence – An Asian Transnational Dialogue about Regional Response.  As the name of the conference suggests, the conference will bring together existential thinkers and practitioners across Asia from a variety of existential orientations to present and dialogue about how various geographical regions have responded to the Covid-19 Pandemic.  Each of the presenters will be asked to discuss how the Covid-19 pandemic has enriched their understanding of existential psychology and how their particular geographical region has dealt with the pandemic, including how the various wisdom traditions of their culture has helped with coping.   In line with the concurrent International Conference which will be taking place during the month of August, the presenters will focus upon the following four existential givens, which serves as the main themes of the International Conference:  Freedom, Relatedness, Meaning, and Finitude.

Conference Schedule

Main Sponsors

International Institute of Existential-Humanistic Psychology
HELP University Malaysia