Oct.27 to 29, the 2023 Academic Annual Meeting of Sichuan Political Society and the theoretical seminar on “Chinese Modernization and Sichuan Grass-roots Governance” was grandly held in China West Normal University, Chengdu, Sichuan Province.This meeting attracted more than 160 experts and scholars from Wuhan University, Sichuan University, Southwest Jiaotong University, Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences and so on together.
Deputy president Chen Jing’an of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, also vice president of Chinese Association of Political Science made work report of Sichuan Political Society in 2023. In 2023, the society always adheres to “strong Party building” to strengthen the direction of Party’s guidance, “strong learning” to improve political standing, “strong scientific research” to organize and mobilize high-level project declarations, “strong academic” to launch theoretical achievements, and “strong exchanges” to build an academic community, and effectively combine the research on basic political theory and major issues in political practice with the great practice of China’s political development in the new era, we have made new achievements, according to the report. Meanwhile, Chen deployed the key points of the society’s work in 2024, requiring members to focus on the study and research of the Party’s innovative theories, conduct in-depth research on major theoretical and practical topics in the process of China’s political construction and political development, carry out investigation and research on the development of political science in Sichuan Province, and continue to focus on the construction of political science academic community.
Li Min, the deputy president of China West Normal University expressed warm welcome to the participants, and pointed out that this meeting is
a conscious action and vivid practice, for studying and implementing the spirit of the Party’s 20 National Congress and the spirit of General President Xi Jinping’ important instructions to Sichuan, summarizing the effectiveness and experience of Chinese-style modernization and grass-roots governance in Sichuan Province, and promoting the prosperity and development of political science in Sichuan Province in the new era.
In the academic discussion session, scholars held keynote reports, keynote speeches and parallel forums around the theme of “Chinese-style modernization and grass-roots governance in Sichuan”, and carried out warm and full discussions and exchanges.
Sichuan Political Society focuses on the construction of the political discipline, focusing on encouraging and cultivating disciplinary talents, especially young scholars. Among the 143 essays, 5 first prizes, 10 second prizes and 20 third prizes were selected. At the closing ceremony, the outstanding paper winners were honored.
Translated by Lena.