'Chinese dream' is a world dream

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Chinese dream vision for the country has inspired an international vision from scholars at the 5th World Forum on China Studies.

Scholar says China's image in West incomplete

An Australian scholar said China's image in the West has improved in the past 50 years but lags much behind the real progress on the ground.

About the forum

The World Forum on China Studies, co-sponsored by the State Council Information Office of the People’s Republic of China and the Shanghai Municipal Government, is a high-end academic event jointly organized by the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and the Shanghai Municipal Information Office.


Themed on “China’s Modernization: Road and Prospect”, this Forum attracts about 240 scholars and opinion-leaders from various fields and disciplines. The two-day Forum consists of an opening plenary session, three roundtable workshops, eight panels, and a concluding plenary session.