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Strategic Cooperation Agreement Signed between National Museum of China and Northwest University

On the afternoon of July 28, the signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation agreement between National Museum of China and NWU was held in Taibai campus. The signing ceremony was presided over by Guo Lihong, president of NWU. The attendees includes Wang Chunfa, director of the NMC, Chen Chengjun, executive deputy director, Ding Pengbo, deputy director, Wang Yajie, chairman of NWU Council, Chang Jiang, vice president of NWU and experts in the field and so on.

Chen Chengjun and Chang Jiang signed the Agreement. The two sides will carry out extensive and in-depth cooperation in academic research, talent training, holding exhibitions and promoting the construction of smart museums.

Wang Chunfa mentioned that NWU is one of the first universities to set up archaeology program in China, and has become the biggest talent cultivation and training base in the field of archaeology in China. NWU has made outstanding contributions to inheriting and developing the traditional Chinese culture, serving the Belt and Road Initiative and promoting China’s archaeology to the world. He hoped that this cooperation could make a beneficial exploration for the establishment of a high-level talent training mechanism for the major of heritage and museums. What’ more, he hoped to carry out joint research around major issues in history, archaeology, cultural heritage and museology through “theory + practice” with the assistance of NWU.

At the meeting, the two sides conducted in-depth exchanges on future cooperation. After the meeting, Wang Chunfa and his colleagues visited the museum of NWU.