On July 6th, The symposium of "Theory Exploration and Innovation of Marxism in China in the Seventy Years of New China" was held in Sichuan University. it was jointly organized by the Institute of Marxism in China of the Marxism Academy of Party School of the Central Committee of CPC, China Marxism Research Foundation, and the Marxism School of Sichuan University and co-organized by Theoretical Horizon and Journal of Sichuan University (Philosophy and Social Science Edition). More than 70 experts and scholars from nearly 50 universities including Nankai University, Shandong University and Central University of Finance and Economics and more than 20 Party schools like Party School of the Central Committee of CPC and Party School of the Sichuan Committee of CPC, and representatives from teachers and students of the Marxism School of Sichuan University attended the meeting.
At the opening ceremony, Professor Cao Ping, deputy secretary of committee of Sichuan University of CPC, delivered a speech on behalf of the university. She welcomed the experts and scholars who came to the university and expressed gratitude to everyone for their concern and support for the construction and development of the university, especially the Marxism School. She briefly introduced the development of Marxism in Sichuan University and the Marxism school. She hoped that experts and scholars could speak out freely and contribute to the theoretical innovation of Marxism in China.
Professor Chen Jiangsheng, deputy president of the Marxism Academy of Party School of the Central Committee of CPC, gave a brief introduction to the construction of the Marxism theory discipline and the Marxism Academy in the Party School. He said that Marxism theoretical workers have much to do in the context of the times when the world is faced with thorough change.
Han Qingxiang, the first-grade professor of the Party School of the Central Committee of CPC, made a theme report on "China's Road: A Proposition with Original Meaning". From the aspects of "The Main Line of the Development History of Marxism is the Exploration of the Road" "The Fundamental Problem of China Since Modern Times is the Exploration of the Road" and “The Core Issue of the Development of CPC is to Establish a Road Suitable for China", he explained the original meaning of the Chinese road.
After the opening ceremony, Professor Qin Gang, former director of the Teaching and Research Department of Party School of the Central Committee of CPC, Professor Liu Luhong, Secretary of committee of the Marxism School of CPC, Professor Tang Xiaoyong, President of the Marxism School of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Professor Li Haiqing, director of the Institute of Marxism in China of the Marxism Academy of Party School of the Central Committee of CPC, Professor Li Bing, President of the Marxism School of Yunnan University, and Professor Yang Shaowu of the Marxism School of Sichuan University made keynote speeches respectively.
At the sub-symposium in the afternoon, the participants made extensive discussion and exchange on topics such as ideological construction, Chinese road issue, Chinese diplomacy, Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, and the practice of Marxism in China for seventy years.