Beijing, 8th March 2019, (BISTU)— BISTU delegation, led by President Wang Yongsheng, Deputy Secretary General Liu Xiaoyi of CPC BISTU Committee, and Vice President Chen Gang, visits Beijing Academy of Social Sciences to further implement the spirit of national and municipal conferences on ideological education in higher educational institutions, strengthen ideological education at BISTU, and improve academic research in the field of social sciences. The Delegation is warmly received by Tang Lijun, Secretary General of CPC Beijing Academy of Social Sciences, Vice President Tian Shufang and Vice President Yang Kui.
Tang Lijun offers an introduction to Beijing Academy of Social Sciences. Since it’s foundation in 1978, the Academy has been upholding the principle of building a “think-tank for decision-making, an academic highland, and a think-tank for the whole society”. It plays a vital, active role in promoting popularization of Marxism in China, constructing a core system for socialist values, building Beijing as a world city, and establishing a new think-tank for Beijing as the Capital of the nation.
Wang Yongsheng introduces history, current progress, and future goals of BISTU. He points out that CPC BISTU Committee has summarized past experiences, raised the strategic principle of “construction of five environments”, and establish the goal of building a high level university with distinctive feature in information technology. Wang Yongsheng stresses that BISTU has strengths in social sciences research and has made some achievements in theories of ideological education, though traditionally BISTU is an engineering university. The University has been honored with Second Prize of National Science an Technology for a project on hazardous substances in consumer products, a project hosted by BISTU as the first author. Last year the University also hosts a key national research project— “Evaluation Theory and Technology of Service Value and Cultural Communication”. Wang Yongsheng hopes that both institutions could work together to contribute to social sciences research with support of information technology.
The meeting and discussion is also attended by directors of relating divisions in both institutions.