On December 15th, 2018, the annual meeting of the Chinese Political Society was held in Guangzhou, hosted by the Chinese Political Society and the School of Political and Public Affairs Management of Sun Yat-sen University. The theme of this annual meeting is to strengthen the construction of Marxist political discourse system under the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era. Experts and scholars from well-known universities and research institutes in China participated in the meeting.
On behalf of Sun Yat-sen University, Professor Chen Jianhong thanked the Chinese Political Society for its trust and support. He believed that the theme of the annual meeting deeply responded to General Secretary Xi Jinping's instruction for the prosperity of philosophy and social sciences and embodied the political orientation of discipline construction and university education in China. Chen Jianhong reviewed the development process, the achievements of political discipline, and the historical origin. He said that the meeting is not only conducive to promoting the development of political disciplines in the university, but also conducive to the dialogue of political disciplines across the country from a high-level platform.
Li Shenming, President of the Chinese Political Society, delivered a speech at the opening ceremony and gave a keynote report. In his speech, Li Shenming introduced and interpreted the background and theme of the annual meeting. He outlined the discourse and discourse system in the context of Marxism and analyzed the main problems of the construction and innovation for the discourse system in Marxist politics in China.
Around the meeting theme, the experts and scholars will discuss the necessity and importance, realistic conditions, specific ways and methods of strengthening for construction of Marxist political discourse system, Chinese political science and Chinese political construction since Reform and Opening up, and Chinese political science and political construction in the new era.
Professor Chen Jing'an, from the SASS, attended the meeting and delivered the speech in the meeting.