Vietnam Academy Of Social Sciences

Vice Chairman Dang Xuan Thanh received the delegation of Vice Chairman of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences


In the morning of July 5, 2019, at the headquarters of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, PhD. Dang Xuan Thanh, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) had a meeting with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) by CASS Vice President and Director of Chinese History Research Institute. Mr. Gao Xiang (Cao Tuong) is the head of the delegation to work at the Academy.

Dr. Dang Xuan Thanh, Vice President of VASS spoke at the meeting

CASS Vice President Gao Xiang spoke at the meeting

Going with Mr. Gao Xiang, on the side of CASS also: Mr. Li Guoqiang (Ly Quoc Cuong), Deputy Director of Chinese History Research Institute, CASS; Mr. Liu Zheng (Liu Zheng), Deputy Director of the Institute of Archeology, CASS; Ms. Zhou Yunfan (Chau Van Phe), Deputy Head of International Cooperation Department, CASS; Ms. Liu Yingxiang (Liu Jingxiang), Head of Division of Asia and Africa, International Cooperation Department, CASS; Mr. Chen Le (Tran Lac), specialist, CASS Office. Attending the meeting with Vice Chairman Dang Xuan Thanh, on the side of VASS, there was also Assoc.Prof.Dr. Dinh Quang Hai, Director of the Institute of History; Dr. Nguyen Gia Doi, Director of the Institute of Archeology; Dr. Nguyen Tuan Cuong, Director of the Institute of Han Nom Research; Dr. Nguyen Xuan Cuong, Director of China Research Institute; Dr. Bui Ngoc Quang, Deputy Head of Science Management Board; Ms. Van Thi Thanh Binh, Deputy Head of International Cooperation Department; Dr. Hoang Hue Anh, Chinese Research Institute, translator.

At the beginning of the meeting, Mr. Gao Xiang emphasized that the most important relationship between China and Vietnam is humanitarian cooperation. Therefore, the purpose of this mission is to promote bilateral cooperation CASS - VASS to a new and deeper level, under the MOU framework signed between the two sides since late 2017. On the occasion The Vice President of CASS also introduced an overview of the scale and tasks of the Chinese History Research Institute under the newly established CASS. Thereby expressing the desire to strengthen the exchange of history and culture between the two houses, promoting joint research projects.

Panoramic meeting

Dr. Dang Xuan Thanh gave gifts to Mr. Gao Xiang

Representative of VASS Leaders, Vice Chairman Dang Xuan Thanh affirmed, although newly established, but with an impressive scale of the Institute of Chinese History Research and the receipt of the congratulatory letter from President Xi Jinping shows that China pays great attention to historical research. The Vice President also took this opportunity to invite the Directors of the History Institutes, the Institute of Archeology, the Han Nom Institute of VASS to introduce an overview of the structure and tasks, especially the international cooperation of each institute. Thereby, Vice Chairman Dang Xuan Thanh hoped that, in this working session, the two sides would set up cooperation plans in each year, or every two years, assigned to the two sides' clues to promote cooperation. between VASS and CASS in the most effective way. He also gave some suggestions to promote bilateral cooperation such as: (1) Bringing the content of archaeological and historical research into next year's cooperative content; (2) The exchange of magazines and books from both sides is ongoing regularly; (3) Exchange mechanism of study teams of both parties; (4) Scholars of both sides can publish research results in each other's journals.

Following VASS Vice President, CASS Vice President Gao Xiang affirmed complete approval. He said that in the coming period, the relationship between the two institutes in the relationship of the two countries will go into more substantive. He affirmed that on the basis of long-term cooperation, strengthening cooperation exchange is extremely important and the two sides need to develop a specific cooperation mechanism for each locality; This task needs to be assigned to the International Cooperation Department of the two parties to act as a focal point. At the same time, Mr. Gao Xiang also proposed some great topics that the two sides can study together, specifically: (1) Study the way of socialist development of the two countries; (2) Research history of Vietnam - China relations; (3) Research on ecological environment; (4) Study the flow of contemporary thought to protect Marxist-Leninist ideology; (5) Promoting and promoting strategic position in the community of destiny. In addition, CASS Vice President suggested a number of areas of cooperation such as: exchanges and academic exchanges between the two sides; The two Institutes can co-organize international conferences and seminars of international influence; Building common data and data warehouses to share information and data that both sides have. He expressed that CASS is ready to support local units of Vietnam to conduct research on history.

Delegates took souvenir photos at the meeting

Vice Chairman Dang Xuan Thanh fully agreed with suggestions on research cooperation issues raised by Mr. Gao Xiang. The Vice Chairman emphasized that the two sides need to improve their cooperation mechanism, the co-operation points need to be more active so that they can implement research issues. Dr. Dang Xuan Thanh wishes in the coming time, particularly in 2020, the two Academies will co-organize the International Conference, marking 70 years of cooperation between the two countries. This will be a practical activity to promote cooperation between VASS and CASS. The theme, time and location selected will be assigned to the International Cooperation Department of the two parties to act as the focal point.

The meeting ended well. Both sides agreed that the working session today has a great significance not only to strengthen the cooperation between the two academies but also enhance social exchange and exchange between the two institutes in particular and cooperation. comprehensive between the two countries Vietnam - China in general. The two sides hope that the directions, ideas and opinions of the leaders of the two sides in the meeting today will be concretized and soon receive good results.

Hong Nhung


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