Beijing, 12th December, 2019 (BISTU)— Inauguration ceremony for Big Date Center for Marxist Theory at BISTU successfully completes at Xiaoying Campus on 11th December 2019. The ceremony is attended by Secretary General Wang Chuanliang of CPC BISTU Committee, President Wang Yongsheng, Deputy Secretary General Liu Xiaoyi of CPC BISTU Committee, Vice President Chen Gang, Director Zhang Jian of Office for Scientific Research, all deans and vice deans of School of Marxism, Dean Qu Li of School of Economics and Management, Dean Zhang Yangsen of School of Information Management, and Director Guo Chunyan of the Center.
Chen Gang offers a brief introduction to Big Date Center for Marxist Theory at BISTU. In order to further implement the spirit of President Xi Jinping’s speeches and national policies on strengthening Marxism as a theoretical discipline, the University agrees to establish Big Date Center for Marxist Theory--- lead by School of Marxism and joined by School of Economics and Management, School of Information Management, and TRS Information Technology Co. Ltd. The center, in addition to functions like academic research, developing academic projects, providing policy consultancy, and conducting cultural exchange, would apply big data theory and practice to the big map of China’s development, development of Marxism in other countries of the world, reviewing historical development of Marxism, and to analysis of the future of Marxism theory and practice.
After the inauguration ceremony, Wang Chuanliang and Wang Yongsheng exchange ideas with faculties and staff of the Center. A report on the academic progress of the Center is delivered by Guo Chunyan. Wang Chuanliang and Wang Yongsheng point out that the University will always follow the spirit of President Xi Jinping’s speeches on ideological disciplines at universities, hold fast to the core position of Marxism, and actively promote construction of socialist academic disciplinary systems with Chinese characteristics. Marxist theory is viewed as a key academic discipline and School of Marxism is a key school of the University. It is hoped that all faculties and staff of the Center remain true to our original aspiration and keep our mission firmly in mind, seize every opportunity, integrate theory with practice, and endeavor to improve the level of academic research and talent cultivation. Then we would better serve construction of Beijing as four centers and BISTU’s goal of building a high level university with distinctive features in information technology.