Source: School of history
From October 11 to 14, 2019, the "International academic seminar on the state and society of Shang Zhou" sponsored by the research center of Shang Zhou civilization, School of history, Beijing Normal University was held in the science and technology building of Beijing University of Posts and telecommunications.
On the morning of December 12, Huang Guohui, School of history, Beijing Normal University, presided over the opening ceremony of the conference. Mr. Chao Fulin, a famous historian before Qin Dynasty, Professor of the school of history of Beijing Normal University and Professor Yang Gongle, Dean of the school of history of Beijing Normal University delivered speeches respectively. Chao Fulin extended a warm welcome to the scholars attending the conference and expressed his best wishes for the future of the conference and the study of Shang and Zhou civilizations. Yang Gongle pointed out that since Mr. Chen Yuan and Mr. Bai Shouyi, the school of history of Beijing Normal University has gradually formed its own school style, which has been handed down from generation to generation, and hopes for young scholars attending the meeting.
Zhu fenghan, a famous historian for pre-Qin Dynasty history, Professor of History Department of Beijing University, and professor Yury of Hebrew University of Israel made keynote speeches respectively. Mr. Zhu fenghan's "the new Jinwen and the title of the feudal monarch of the Western Zhou Dynasty" examined in detail the meaning and changes of the title of the feudal monarch of the Western Zhou Dynasty, such as Gong, Hou, Bo and man; Professor Yury took the debate of the Warring States period on the origin of the state as the theme, and analyzed the question of the origin of the state by the thinkers of the Warring States, such as Mozi, Zhuangzi, Xunzi and Shangyang’s different opinions on the questions. Their speech was very enlightening and aroused heated discussion among the participants.
There are not only famous experts at home and abroad, but also emerging young scholars. They have not only submitted high-quality academic papers, but also made brilliant reports and heated discussions. Different ideas, different methods and different styles are freely displayed, collided and interweaved here, providing a feast of learning and thinking for the audience on site.
At the end of the exchange on the afternoon of 13th, Huang Guohui presided over the closing ceremony of the meeting, and Mr. Du Yong, Professor Chen Hui, Professor Deng Peiling and Professor Xu Yihua delivered speeches on behalf of the participating scholars.
This international academic seminar has obtained strong support from Hebrew University of Israel, Macaulay University of Australia, University of Pennsylvania, University of Tokyo, University of Hong Kong, University of Macau, Peking University, Chinese Academy of history, Nankai University, Tianjin Normal University, Zhongshan University, Shandong University, Jilin University, Renmin University of China, East China Normal University and Suzhou University, Northeast Normal University, Northwest University, Henan University, Qufu Normal University, China National Museum, China Journal of Social Sciences and many other universities and scientific research institutions and scholars.