The Forum on Ancient Chinese People 's Livelihood held by the Journal of Chinese Historical Studies editorial department and the School of Social Development in Suiyuan campus on March 17 - 18, 2017. It hosted by Qi Chun Feng, Deputy Dean of the Social Development College, and Zhang Ming Ming, Secretary of CPC Committee of the School of Social Development gave a speech. More than 30 experts came from Renmin University of China, Capital Normal University, Sichuan University, Henan University, Soochow University, Shanghai Normal University and other universities and publishers attended the forum. Scholars explored the tax, transportation, land system, ideological and cultural aspects of the ancient Chinese people's livelihood and how ancient China responded to those problems. The meeting not only focused on the ancient social circumstances, but also discussed a lot of practical problems.