Guiyang Confucius Academy and Southwest University Signs the Agreement on Cooperation of Research and Studies

Zhijiang Zhou (left), Member of CPC Committee and Deputy Director of the Culture Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, and WU Jiang (right), Dean of School of Political Science and Public Administration Southwest University sign the agreement on cooperation
Weiguo Zhang (left), President of Southwest University, and XU Qi (right), Secretary of the CPC Committee and President of the Council of the Culture Communication Center of Guiyang Confucius Academy, cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the exhibition
Teachers and students of Southwest University attend the exhibition

On March 29, the signing ceremony of the agreement on research and studies between Southwest University and Guiyang Confucius Academy is held at Southwest University. In the current cooperation, both parties will jointly establish the Research Institute of Traditional Chinese Ethical Culture of Southwest University-Confucius Academy and implement cooperation on cultural research and studies, talent training, publishing of research results, etc., assisting the cultural exchange between Guizhou and Chongqing.

At the meantime, the opening ceremony of the exhibition “Yangming’s Story Exhibition of Calligraphy Works from Guizhou and Zhejiang, Wang Yangming International Cartoon Exhibition” is held at the scene. The current exhibition is subject to the lifetime thoughts of Wang Yangming, the Grandmaster of the Philosophy of the Mind, exhibiting over 50 calligraphy works created by the well-known calligraphers from both Guizhou and Zhejiang and over 80 cartoon works made by artists from around the world, exclusively showing the concepts of the philosophy of the mind of Wang Yangming, like “the unity of knowing and doing” and “extension of innate knowledge”, the life pursuit of “Ci Xin Guang Ming”, illustrating the extensive and profound philosophical ideas of Chinese Culture.

It is introduced, up to now, Guiyang Confucius Academy has officially signed agreements on cooperation with almost 30 higher educational institutes, scientific research institutes and academic organizations at home and abroad including Peking University, Zhejiang University, Fudan University, Renmin University of China, Nanjing University, Wuhan University, Sun Yat-sen University, developing cooperation in terms of academic research, talent training, educational training, etc. The current cooperation with Southwest University, serving as specific practice of Confucius Academy on “Going Out” on the basis of openness, inclusiveness, and innovation, is another active promotion to seek for realistic value and contemporary application of Chinese cultures and to strengthen the influence of Guizhou culture.