B&R Youth Linguistic Association Established
On December 7, the first International Conference on Belt and Road Language Strategies and the Belt and Road Young Sinologists Symposium were held at Zhejiang Normal University (ZNU). At the opening ceremony of the conference, the Belt and Road Youth Linguistics Association was established.
Among the participants of the ceremony were Zhong Yijun, vice president of ZNU; Zhang Rifa, vice president of Shanghai Wordoor Technology Co., Ltd.; Guo Longsheng, researcher at the Institute of Applied Linguistics Ministry of Education; and Wang Hui, dean of the College of International Education of ZNU. The ceremony was chaired by Chen Qingsong, Secretary of the Party Committee of the College of International Education.
Over 50 international professionals from more than 20 institutions attended the symposium, including those from Shanghai Education Publishing House, the journals Applied Linguistics and China Language Strategies, McGill University, Peking University, Renmin University of China, Xiamen University, Nankai University, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Shanghai International Studies University, and others. (Translated by Lin Yuqin, edited by Mariam Ayad)