The 6th American Studies Network Annual Conference started at the FLTRP International Convention Centre in Beijing in the morning, which was co-sponsored by US-China Education Trust and Beijing Foreign Studies University(BFSU), hosted by School of English and International Studies, BFSU. The conference would last from September 19 to 20. Its theme was "The Obama phenomenon:Reassessing our understanding of America".
Hao Ping, Vice Minister of Education and BFSU President and Jon Huntsman, US Ambassador to China and other distinguished guests attended the Opening Ceremony.
The conference offered a good opportunity for foreign scholars to know more about the great achievements of China's reform and opening up to the world. At the same time, it also set up a high-level academic exchange platform for researchers on U.S. from China and foreign countries, which would strongly improve the American studies in China and do the contributions for Chinese academia entering into the world's stage.
Hao Ping, Vice Minister of Education and BFSU President, delievered a speech at the Opening Ceremony.
Hao Ping(right), Vice Minister of Education and BFSU President and Jon Huntsman(left), US Ambassador to China attended the Opening Ceremony.
Hao Ping(right), Vice Minister of Education and BFSU President met with Jon Huntsman(left), US Ambassador to China before the Opening Ceremony. By People's Daily Online