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Seminar held in Beijing to commemorate 40 years of China-US people-to-people exchange

2019-01-25

On January 23, hosted by Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies at Renmin University of China (RDCY) and China-US People to People Exchange Research Center, a seminar on “40 Years of China-US People to People Exchange: History, Experience and Challenges” and report release ceremony was held in Beijing.



More than 200 people attended the meeting including Experts and scholars from the Renmin University of China, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing Normal University, China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China Center for Contemporary World Studies of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, and officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China and Ministry of Education of China, as well as the officials from the US Embassy in China, and representative from media.


Wu Xiaoqiu, vice president of Renmin University of China


Wu Xiaoqiu, vice president of Renmin University of China and director of the People-to-People Exchange Research Center, Hu Zhengyue, vice president of the China Public Diplomacy Association, and former assistant minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Du Kewei, director of Foreign Cultural Exchange Center of the Ministry of Education, attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches. Wang Wen, Executive Dean of the RDCY and Executive Director of China-US People-to-People Exchange Research Center, presided over the opening ceremony.


Wu Xiaoqiu said that Sino-US relations are the most important relationship in the world, a cornerstone of China's diplomatic relations. The establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States is of great significance to the world, He stressed that the global powers in the world should take balanced perspectives and consider the balanced development of the global economy. He hopes to promote the development of Sino-US relations through the work of China-US People-to-People Exchange Research Center.


Hu Zhengyue, vice president of the China Public Diplomacy Association


Hu Zhengyue said that humanities exchanges have contributed greatly for the development of Sino-US relations. It has not only effectively enhanced mutual understanding, but also made a useful and irreplaceable contribution to pragmatic exchanges and cooperation between the two countries. He said that as the important driving force for Sino-US cultural exchanges, the think tanks and media of the two countries should maintain their strength and take responsibility, and continue to work hard to expand and deepen the breadth and depth of Sino-US cultural exchanges from different directions. We will jointly promote Sino-US relations based on coordination, cooperation and stability, and better serve the people of the two countries and the people of the world.


Du Kewei, Director of Foreign Cultural Exchange Center of the Ministry of Education


Wang Wen, Executive Dean of the RDCY


Du Kewei pointed out that people to people exchange has become an important part for China to develop foreign relations with other countries. It has promoted the country's opening-up to the outside world, and played an important role in the construction of the "Belt and Road" and new international relations. He said that the trade friction has cast a shadow over the bilateral economic development of China and the US, but the foundation of Sino-US humanities exchanges is still deep, and the prospects for humanities exchanges are still promising."


Diao Daming, associate professor at the School of International Studies at Renmin University of China and researcher of RDCY


Chen Dali, director of the Division of American and Oceania Affairs at the Ministry of Education



Jia Jinjing, assistant dean of the RDCY


Diao Daming, an associate professor at the School of International Studies at Renmin University of China and a researcher of RDCY, released the report “Building Foundation for Major Powers Cooperation: 40-Year History, Experience and Prospects of China-US People-to-People Exchanges”. Chen Dali, director of the Division of American and Oceania Affairs at the Ministry of Education, made a brief comment, and Jia Jinjing, assistant dean of the RDCY, presided over the release ceremony.


Several experts expressed their views on the two topics, including Wang Lili, Deputy Dean of the National Academy of Development and Strategy at Renmin University of China, Zhang Wenzong, Associate Researcher of Institute of American Studies of China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, Xie Tao, Professor of School of English at Beijing Foreign Studies University, Feng Yue, Researcher of Institute of Political Science at CASS, Wang Lei, associate professor of Beijing Normal University, Wang Dong, Deputy Director of the Institute for China-US People to People Exchange at Peking University, Wang Yong, Professor of School of International Relations at Peking University, Li Wei, Professor of the School of International Studies at Renmin University of China, and Zhao Minghao, Researcher of the China Center for Contemporary World Studies of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, Xu Jin, Researcher of the Institute of World Economics and Politics of the CASS, Qi Haixia, Associate Professor at School of International Relations at Tsinghua University, and Zhou Xiaojing, Senior Fellow of RDCY.


Wang Lili, Deputy Dean of the National Academy of Development and Strategy at Renmin University of China


Zhang Wenzong, Associate Researcher of Institute of American Studies of China Institute of Contemporary International Relations


Xie Tao, Professor of School of English at Beijing Foreign Studies University


Feng Yue, Researcher of Institute of Political Science at CASS


Wang Lei, associate professor of Beijing Normal University


Wang Dong, Deputy Director of the Institute for China-US People to People Exchange at Peking University


Wang Yong, Professor of School of International Relations at Peking University



Professor of the School of International Studies at Renmin University of China


Zhao Minghao, Researcher of the China Center for Contemporary World Studies of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee


Xu Jin, Researcher of the Institute of World Economics and Politics of the CASS


Qi Haixia, Associate Professor of School of International Relations at Tsinghua University


Senior Fellow of RDCY






The China-US People to People Exchange Research Center of Renmin University of China was established in August 2017. It is one of the two China-US people to people exchange research centers established by the Ministry of Education in China. It is operated and managed by the RDCY. Since the establishment of the center, The RDCY has been investigating the United States for more than 20 times and hosted several high-level bilateral think tank dialogues on the “Belt and Road”, the South China Sea issue, the Sino-US trade dispute, and forums of China-US Universities Presidents China-US think tanks, attracting extensive attention from the international community.

Key Words: China   US   people to people exchange   RDCY  

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