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Lanzhou University holds conference on work of humanities and social sciences

By LZU | 23/05/2018 17:17:00 | Views ()

On May 19th, LZU held a conference on the work of humanities and social sciences in Student’s Activity Center of the main campus. This was the third such gathering since the establishment of LZU and it has been 28 years since the last one was launched. The conference made it clear about the goal, construction content and policies and measures of humanities and social sciences, mapping out the blueprint for comprehensively promoting the prosperous development of LZU’s humanities and social sciences.

In the morning, Pre.Yan Chunhua made a keynote speech with the theme of retrospecting the history with a future view, striving comprehensively to be first-class as well and breaking new ground in the development of humanities and social sciences. He said that the rejuvenation of humanities and social sciences was fundamentally a deep reform or revolution concerning the whole landscape of LZU and its future development. As an important part of a comprehensive university, the humanities and social sciences of LZU also needs to better play its unique role to form a relatively robust system and institution, promote sound development of disciplines, optimize the structure of faculty and prioritize the academic influence and reputation, thereby creating a new and influential development system both at home and abroad in various areas.

Sha Yongzhong, director of Office of Humanities and Social Sciences Administration, introduced the basic idea and original framework of the promotion plan on LZU’s humanities and social sciences. Pro. Zheng Binglin introduced the basic information about Dunhuang silk road civilization and the implementation about the Northwest ethnic social science and the deans of school of humanities respectively reported their development in all disciplines. 

In the afternoon, Yuan Zhanting, Party secretary of LZU, delivered a summary speech themed by carrying forward good traditions, shouldering the time mission and consciously promoting the prosperous development of humanities and social sciences. He noted that the purpose of the conference is to get all together to analyze the situation, clarify our thinking, build consensus, unify our mind, enhance confidence, plan for the future, open up new prospects for the prosperous development of humanities and comprehensively promote the construction of Double First-rate.

 

(Translated by Sun Lianyue; proofread by Yang Han; edited by Zhang Yuyuan) 

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