China Institute of Yijing Culture,Beijing Normal University
The Beijing Normal University China Institute of Yijing Culture (CIYC-BNU) is an academic organization dedicated to the education and research of Yijing (The Book of Changes or Classic of changes) and traditional Chinese culture. The Ph. D. Dean of institute is Zhangtao professor.
Beijing Normal University is equipped with a long-standing tradition and excellent academic atmosphere for the education and research of Yijing culture. Eminent scholars such as Chengshi Wu, Shuda Yang, Xuantong Qian, Xingwu Yu, Heng Gao, Wailu Hou, Shouyi Bai, Dainian Zhang, have spared no effort to study or lecture here. They have worked to release volumes on Yijing Studies, making Beijing Normal University an established center for Yijing Studies in China.
In recent years, with the help of Beijing Normal University’s academic tradition, inherited culture, and social influence, the research team of Yijing Culture in Beijing Normal University led by Zhangtao professor has continue to forge ahead and achieve innovation in older areas. It has made brilliant achievements in student development, scientific research, and innovation of cultural tradition, to form its own unique characteristics and predominance. The rich academic experience and social resources that the Institute has accumulated has laid a foundation for the building of its disciplines, establishment of academic echelons, and sustainable development in the future.
The Institute has accepted dozens of graduate students (both PhD. and Master’s) who are focusing on Yijing culture research. Their academic dissertations have been fully acknowledged by the academic world. The Institute’s affiliated courses and student development have been widely popular, and it has also been praised in many circles for its participation in related educational training in society.
The Institute has published over 30 books on Yijing culture, as well as over 200 academic dissertations published both domestically and internationally. It has released the result of the first major texts of Yijing Studies: Compilation of China Yijing Studies Texts – First Edition, which has a total of 68 copies, and approximately 20 million characters. Since 2009, the Institute has been releasing the collected papers of the Yijing Studies major in the publication “Research on the Classic of Changes Culture”.
The Institute works to serve the government’s policymakers and public interests through scientific research. It also values the social function and administrative role that research plays. It provides crucial academic evidence and intellectual support for disaster prevention and reduction, environmental protection, social security, institutional improvement, and economic and social development in the modern age.
The Institute also actively works to further cooperation with the international community and strengthen the important role that Yijing Studies has in opening up cultural fields to the outside world. It makes significant contributions to the influence of the Chinese culture as it enters and expands on the dialogue between global civilizations.
The Institute actively explores new methods for cooperation between the school and area, school and enterprises, and production, teaching, and research. It hosts or participates in important, influential project engineering in multiple areas, and strives to work for the establishment of a spiritual culture, harmonious society, and ecological civilization.
The “Classic of Changes” belongs to China, but also the world. Yijing culture, and Yijing wisdom is a spiritual treasure for all of humanity. The Beijing Normal University China Institute of Yijing Culture seeks to work with peers inside China and around the world for the betterment of Yijing Studies research and education, thus updating Yijing culture’s value to modern times on a foundation of earnest collation and abundant research.
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