June 12th, 2020, the academic forum on “Chinese Roads & Chinese Battle Against Epidemic”was held in Southwestern University of Finance and Economics,SWUFE, which attracted more than 200 scholars and students gathered together for keynote speeches, and in-depth discussing around China’s Road, China’s Strengthen and China’s Spirit had been demonstrated in the fight against COVID-19. The forum was directed by Professor Tang Xiaoyong, the president of School of Marxism, SWUFE, and held online and offline combination.
In the speech, Prof. Ma Xiao, the vice secretary of the Party Committee, SWUFE, extended a warm welcome and heartfelt thanks to the experts and scholars attending the forum. This is a in-depth study on 13 distinct advantages in China’s national system and governance system, which summarized by the fourth Plenary Session of the 19th CPC Central Committee, and a theoretical study to prove that the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics is “feasible”, Combined with the practice of fighting the epidemic, even is a profound interpretation of Xi Jinping’s Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, said he.
Prof. Han Xiping, the minister of Publicity Department of Party Committee of Jilin University delivered a speech titled “The Implementation of the Value of People First Amid the Epidemic”, in which an in-depth analysis of the major challenges posed by the COVID-19 epidemic to the moral and rule of law principles that underpin social life; In particular, it made the two value evaluation systems---morality and rule of law appeared conflict and contradiction.
From the perspective of combining history with reality, theory with method, Prof. Chen Jinlong, the president of School of Marxism, South China Normal University systematically expounds the evolution process, basic methods, main features and significant value of the construction of new China’s institutional dominant discourse.
Taking the discourse power of Marxism as the entry point, Prof. Jiang Yongmu, the president of School of Economics, Sichuan University intensively discussed the Marxist logic of discourse behind China’s great victory in epidemic prevention and control.
Prof. Lu Lige of School of Marxism, Xi’an Jiaotong University tightly focused on the institutional advantages and governance effectiveness in China’s fight against the epidemic, from the perspective of modernization of national governance system.
On the basis of summarizing a large number of cases and materials, Prof. Ren Zhijiang of School of Marxism, SWUFE indicated that in the fight against COVID-19, the strength, miracle and prospect of socialism with Chinese characteristics had aroused wide attention, amazed the world and had a far-reaching impact.