An International Symposium of “Sino-Russian Cultural Dialogue” Held in Russia
Recently, the International Symposium of “Sino-Russian Cultural Dialogue” organized by the Sino-Russian Cultural Research Center of the Sichuan University-Russian Academy of Sciences Far East Institute was held in Moscow, Russia. More than 50 experts and scholars from Sichuan University, Moscow University, Russian Management University, Far Eastern Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Writers' Association, etc, attended this international symposium. The delegation of Sichuan University consists of 12 experts and scholars from the School of International Studies, the School of History& Culture, the College of Literature and Journalism, the School of Overseas Education and the Academy of Chinese Culture.
On the Symposium, Mr. Ostrovsky, Deputy Director of the Far East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Mr. Li Zhiqiang, Executive Vice President of the School of International Studies of SCU& Director of the Center for Contemporary Russian Studies, and Mr. Mei Hancheng, an officer with the Education Department of the Chinese Embassy in Russia, delivered speeches respectively.
Li Zhiqiang and Ostrovsky presented the Russian translations of ancient Chinese classics published recently in Moscow by experts and scholars from the Sino-Russian Cultural Research Center of the Far East Institute, such as The Tao Te Ching, The Analects of Confucius, The Doctrine of the Mean, The Spring and Autumn, The Book of Changes, and gifted to the Russian college students studying Chinese.
During the 2-day seminar, both sides made fruitful in-depth exchanges and discussions on Russian culture, Chinese culture, the “Belt and Road” and Sino-Russian cultural exchanges and cooperation, which also reflected the research level of SCU in related fields.
Both sides also spoke highly of the academic value of the cultural dialogue and affirmed the positive role of the humanities exchange and dialogue mechanism between Sichuan University and the Far East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences.