The First Academic Seminar of Sichuan Yang Xiong Research Society was held in Pidu District, Chengdu from November 11 th to 13 th to commemorate the 2070 th birthday of Yang Xiong. More than 200 experts from 60-odd universities, research institutions, presses and academic journals , like Chinese Academy of Social Science, Wuhan University, Sichuan University, Xihua University , and members of Sichuan Yang Xiong Research Society participated in the seminar and make it a grand event for Shu Studies and Bashu Culture research.
On Nov. 10th, 2017, the Second Chinese Religiology Summit Forum was held in Sichuan University, which was hosted by the World Religions Institute of CASS, Chinese Association for Religious Studies, Institute of Taoism and Religious Culture Sichuan University, and its theme is Religious Studies and the Inheritance and Development of Chinese Excellent Traditional Culture.
The Seventh International Academic Seminar of Chinese Local King System and Local King Culture was held in Southwest Minzu University on November 4 th . Themed by “Chinese Local King System and Local King Culture and Its World Heritage Protection and Utilization Research”, the seminar discussed four sub-themes, including local king system and culture research, local king system and local social governance research, local culture heritage protection and utilization research, local king culture and architecture heritage in Sichuan, Pinwu, through the forms of opening ceremony, keynote speech, team discussion, closing ceremony and so on. It will leave important and active influence on the research and development of Chinese local king system and culture.
International Conference for Mountain Resources and Livelihood in the Hindu Kush Himalaya: Higher Education Research and Regional Collaboration for Sustainable Mountain Development was grandly held, 29-31 October 2017, Chengdu, China. On 29th, the opening ceremony was hosted by the Secretary General of HUC, and Deputy Secretary General Wang Zhuo of Center of Western Frontier China of SCU. On the conference, Vice-president Yan Shijing introduced the theory and goals of SCU, and its contribution to the construction of the world-class university, he also expressed that SCU would take full advantages of resources and geography, actively implement the construction of “The Belt and Road”, and strive to create the three international platforms: Talent Cultivation, Exchanges and Cooperation, and Scientific Research. The in-depth collaboration of Universities and Colleges Union was expected to promote the overall development of education, economy and society in related regions. Vice-president Surendra Shrestha of Asia
On October 31, 2017, the Research Center for Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era was officially inaugurated in the Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, the center is to study and publicize spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and carry out research for Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, Mr. Hu Wei from theory branch of Publicity Department of Sichuan provincial Committee of CPC attended the ceremony, the experts and scholars from Sichuan University, Southwest Jiao Tong University, Sichuan Normal University, and other research institutions and journalists from the Sichuan daily, Chinese social sciences papers attended the center opening ceremony and forum.
On Oct. 27th, 2017, Sino-Russia Think-tank Forum for “Yangtze River & the Volga River” University Alliance was Satisfactorily Concluded in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. On the conference, Sino-Russian colleges and universities were cooperating in a release to “2017 Yangtze River & the Volga River University Alliance Initiative”, and appealed the alliance members to march on hand in hand, to contributed intelligence and strengthen to the world of enduring peace, common prosperity, open and harmony. President Xie Heping of Sichuan University represented Chinese universities, while the president of University of Nizhni Novgorod presented Russian side, who respectively delivered speeches on the closing ceremony. Xie expressed thanks to the Russian delegation first, he pointed out that the development of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics entered a New Era, as the successful close of 19th CPC National Congress. He also believed that the forum would usher in a new era of Sino-Russia higher education cooperation an
The Symposium on Sichuan Social Sciences Experts Learning the S pirit of the 19 th National Congress of the CPC was held in Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences in the afternoon of Oct. 24 th . More than 30 experts and scholars from Sichuan University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Southwest Minzu University and other universities and social sciences research institutions got together and conducted heated discussion on the new ideology, strategy and judgment put forward by the 19 th National Congress from the perspective of politics, economics, culture, society, etc. People’s Daily, Chinese Social Sciences Today, Sichuan Daily, Tecent.com and some other medias reported it.
Symposium on Sichuan Political Circle Studying and Implementing the Spirit of the 19 th National Congress of the CPC , organiz ed by Sichuan Political Society, was held in SASS. Prof. Li Houqiang, Party Secretary of SASS, Prof. Pei Zeqing, Vice President of Party College of Sichuan Province Committee of CPC and Huang Bin, Director of Planning Office of Sichuan Federation of Social Science Associations attended the symposium. More than 20 representatives, including political scholars from Sichuan University, Southwest Jiaotong University, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, etc. and journalists from Sichuan Daily, Chinese Social Sciences Today, etc., attended the forum . It is hosted by Chen Jing’an, President of Sichuan Political Society and Vice Party Secretary of SASS.
On Oct. 21st, 2017, International Academic Conference for Collating and Research on Overseas Literatures of Yi Nationality was grandly held in Southwest Minzu University. This meeting attracted over 60 experts from France, America, Australia, Japan and China to gather for discussing about collection, collation and research in overseas literatures of Yi Nationality since 19th century，and was hosted by Vice-president Wang Yongzheng. The research had theoretical and realistic significance for promoting excellent national cultures and prospering Chinese national cultures, and participants delivered keynotes speeches. “The development ideas of Yi Nationality Studies in the future were Chinese Yi Nationality Studies and international Yi Nationality Studies,” said Luo Qingchun, the professor of the Southwest University for Nationalities Yi Nationality Studies School, “and the direction for Yi Nationality Studies development was deepening of internationalization process.”
On October 13 th to 15 th , 2017, Chinese International Symposium on Spatial Economics and the 2017 Autumn Forum of Chinese Urban Forum is held in Chengdu. More than 100 experts and scholars from the United States, Japan, Pakistan, and other countries and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China, Nankai University, Fudan University, Zhejiang University, Zhongshan University, Wuhan University, Jilin University, Yunnan University, Sichuan University, Southwest Jiao Tong University Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Southwest University for Nationalities and other 50 universities and research institutes attended the symposium.
On Oct.13th, 2017, Seminar on Liu Shibai’s Thoughts & Donation Ceremony was held in Liulin School District, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, which took Marxism as guidance and made efforts to build a Philosophy and social sciences system with Chinese characteristics. Professor Liu Shibai, the honorary president of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Deputy-minister Xiang Baoyun of Dept. of Publicity, Sichuan Provincial Committee of the CPC, President Yang Quanming of Sichuan Federation of Social Science Associations and so on attended.
In order to deeply study and implement the “the guideline on creating a healthy growth environment for the excellent entrepreneurs and carry forward the entrepreneurial spirit” issued by Central Committee of CPC and the State Council. On October 12th, 2017, sponsored by the Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Sichuan daily, Sichuan business magazine and Sichuan business promotion association, “the Forum on carrying forward the entrepreneurial spirit” was held in Chengdu, the experts from the relevant provincial departments, entrepreneurs attended the forum, and Professor Yi Sheng hosts the forum.
2017 Sino-US Economists Cooperation Forum , jointly organized by SWUFE Institution and Financial and Risk Model Institute of Stanford University , was held in Stanford University recently. It mainly focuses on financial risks, financial technology and its future development. 20-odd Economists, representatives from the business circle , science and education circle of China and United States and more than 200 teachers, students and entrepreneurs from the Bay Area were invited to attend the forum. Ren Faqiang, Consul ate General of the People’s Republic of China in San Francisco attended the forum and delivered speech. Moreover, Prof. Tang Jiqiang, CEO and principal researcher of SWUFE Institution, and Prof. Li Ziliang, Director of Stanford Financial and Risk Model Institute and winner of John Bates Clark Medal, made speeches.
Academic Seminar on Commemorating the 13 0 th Birthday of Yuan Huanxian , hosted by Sichuan Historical Society and Sichuan Provincial Library and organized by Chengdu Lixin Academy , was held at Sichuan Provincial Library on September 23 rd . Scholars conducted discussion on th e unity of theory and practice, Bashu Culture and three studies of Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism and cultural inheritance and innovation focusing on the theme of “Yuan Huanxian and the Inheritance and Innovation of Excellent Traditional Chinese Culture”.
From September 19 th to 20 th , 2017, the Symposium on the Southern Silk Road and Chinese Culture Communication was successfully held in the College of Literature of Sichuan Normal University and the Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum in Chengdu. The Symposium was sponsored by the Chinese Literature&Historical Research Society, the Sichuan Normal University and the Du Fu Thatched Cottage Museum. A total of 50 papers were received, and more than 80 experts and scholars attended the symposium.
2017 Academic Annual Conference for Chinese Anti-corruption Research & the First Tianfu Anti-corruption Forum was successfully held in Chengdu University of Technology, Sept. 23th to 24th, 2017. Around the hot topics “How to Build a Clean Government More Reasonably?” and “How to Pave Anti-corruption Path in the Future?” the theme was The Theory and Practice of Clean Political Construction in China Since the 18th Congress of the CPC.
On September16th, 2017, the debut ceremony on “the essence of Confucian Treasure” and the 2568th Anniversary Symposium on the commemoration of Confucius's birthday sponsored by the China Confucius Foundation and Sichuan University are held in Beijing. Mr. Xu Jialu, the Former Vice President of NPC Standing Committee, Mr. Wang Jianguo, the secretary of Sichuan University committee of CPC, and the experts and scholars from the Confucius foundation, the International Federation of Confucianism, China Academy of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, Renmin University of China, Beijing Normal University and other universities and research institutes attended the ceremony.
China(Sichuan)–South Asia Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Forum, sub-forum of The 16 th West China Conference on Overseas High-Tech Talents, hosted by Oversea Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council , Sichuan Provincial Committee of the CPC, Sichuan Provincial People’s Government and Central Committee of the Jiusan Society and organized by Sichuan University and Department of Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs of Sichuan Provincial People’s Government, was gra ndly held in Sichuan University in the afternoon of September 12 th .
From Sept. 15th to 17th, 2017, the 12th National Academies of Social Sciences President Council was held in Xichang City, Sichuan Province, which attracted about 200 scholars from 31 academies of social sciences. The theme was Building High-end and New Types of Think-tanks for Servicing Economy and Social Development, and it had three forums including Think-tank, Incorruption, and Elimination of Poverty. On the opening ceremony, Wang Weiguang, the president of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences indicated that Philosophy and social science innovation project must be implemented vigorously, for setting up the practical carrier of Philosophy and social science innovation system, in particular mechanisms structural innovations, promoting innovations in the discipline system, academic views and scientific research methods, and striving to form Philosophy and social science innovation system with Chinese characteristics and style. Professor Li Houqiang, Secretary of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences Committee of
On September 14th, 2017, the “Western China Forum on Sustainable Urban Development” was held in Chengdu with the theme for “opening up and cooperation: the next stop of urban development”. This forum is co-sponsored by the Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences and the United Nations Development Program in China and the Sichuan Bureau of Expo Affairs. More than 150 experts and scholars from the home and abroad attended the forum.
The Sixth China India Forum, co-organized by SASS, Indian Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) and International Management Institute of India, is grandly held in SASS from September 13 th to 14 th , 2017.Themed by “Economic Development and Poverty Alleviation” , i t mainly discuss es the ec onomy, trade and poverty issue in China in the new period. More than 120 foreign and domestic experts and scholars from the fields of economy, society, culture, education and environment attend s the seminar.
On Sept. 5th, 2017, the Second Overseas Chinese New Media Forum was held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, with the intention of expanding overseas internet resources and magnifying Chinese influence. The theme was “One Belt and One Road” & Overseas Chinese New Media, and it attracted more than 300 experts and scholars from 42 countries and regions to attend.
The “ Four Comprehensive s” Strategic Blueprint Seminar of Sichuan Province was held in Chengdu on August 30 th . Related leading comrades from provincial departments and scholar s from Sichuan social and sciences theory circle, 160-odd people in total, participated in the seminar.
The Fifth Western Frontier Safety and Development Seminar was held on A ugust 28 th in Chengdu. Experts and Scholars from China Academy of Social Sciences, China Tibetology Research Center, Zhejiang University, Xinjiang University, Tibet University, Sichuan University, etc. participated in the seminar and conducted in-d epth discussion around the theme. Academician Xie Heping from Sichuan University made opening remark and then held the releasing ceremony of China Non-Traditional Security Research Report(2016-2017) . Prof. Yu Xiaofeng, from Zhejiang University and Luo Zhongshu , Director of Collaborative Innovation Center for Security and Development of Western Frontier China and Dean of International Relationship College of Sichuan University released report . The opening ceremony was presided by Prof. Yan Shiing, Vice President of Sichuan University.
On Aug. 25th to 27th, 2017, the First Session of Innovation and Development Forum for Featured Small Town in Western China was held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.