Seminar of The Analects of Confucius and Its Contemporary Value Held at the Confucius Museum

From:chinakongziAuthor: 2021-10-19 09:04

On October 15, an academic seminar titled The Analects of Confucius and Its Contemporary Value co-sponsored by the National Library of China and the Confucius Museum was held at the Confucius Museum. Experts and leaders from the National Library of China, Beijing Municipal Cultural Heritage Administration, the Chinese Cultural Heritage Research Institute, Shanghai Jiaotong University, East China Normal University, Hangzhou Cultural Relics and Historic Buildings Conservation Center, Confucius Research Institute, Jiangxi Archaeological Research Institute, and Taizhou University and other institutions attended the event.

This seminar focused on how to interpret The Analects of Confucius in a contemporary context, identify and promote the modern value of Confucian culture, find common ground between the traditional culture and socialist core values, and promote the creative transformation and innovative development of fine traditional Chinese culture. 

This seminar is an academic activity of the key exhibition of Confucius Museum with a major focus on The Analects of Confucius. The themed exhibition is co-sponsored by the National Library of China, Nishan World Center for Confucian Studies, and the Confucius Museum, gathering a total of 371 volumes/pieces of physical exhibits from a number of cultural relics collection institutions, including precious cultural relics such as The Analects of Confucius in different dynasties, stone rubbings of Confucian classics, unearthed wooden slips of The Analects of Confucius, The Analects of Confucius written in Tang Dynasty and the translated versions of The Analects of Confucius in foreign languages. The exhibition was successfully selected as a key promotion project of the themed exhibition of "Promoting Fine Traditional Chinese Culture and Cultivating Socialist Core Values" by National Cultural Heritage Administration in July this year.


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