On the afternoon of February 24th, the 2017 Panel Discussion of Jiangsu Association of Foreign Literature Studies was held in the conference room in Suiyuan Campus. On behalf of the School of Foreign Languages and Cultures, Professor Yan Zhijun first extended a warm welcome to distinguished guests. Later, Professor Zhang Jie shared ideas as to his leadership of launching the Major National Social Science Foundation Project “Studies on Orthodox Church and Russian Literature”. And he also laid out his hope and vision of promoting academic research for the Association. Additionally, experts and scholars from Yilin Press, Nanjing University and Jiangsu Normal University were actively involved in discussing their own proposals concerning the topics of the 2017 Annual Session.
The Panel Discussion was organized by the Research Institute of Foreign Languages and Cultures. Professor Yao Junwei, Deputy President of the Association and Director of the Institute, presided over the conference, where members of the Institute, namely, Professor Wang Xiaoying, Lv Hongling, Xu Shiyan, and Yang Jing were also present. It was decided that the next conference would be held in the first half of 2018 in the School of Foreign Studies, Nanjing University.