- Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Abbreviation CASS Formation 1977 Type Research Organization; Think Tank Location Beijing President Chen Kuiyuan Affiliations State Council of China Staff 3200 Website CASS
The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS; simplified Chinese: 中国社会科学院; traditional Chinese: 中國社會科學院; pinyin: Zhōngguó Shèhuì Kēxuéyuàn), established in 1977, is the premier and highest academic research organization in the fields of philosophy and social sciences as well as a national center for comprehensive studies in the People's Republic of China. It was described by Foreign Policy magazine as the top think tank in Asia. It is affiliated with the PRC's State Council.
The CASS was established in May 1977 with the aim of promoting the development of social sciences, which had been almost totally destroyed in the Cultural Revolution. It was formed by separating 14 research units of the Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The first president was Hu Qiaomu, who held his position until his death. The present president is Professor Chen Kuiyuan.
The CASS comprises five academic divisions:
- Philosophy, Literature and History
- Law, Social studies and Political studies
- International Studies
- Marxist studies
New research units were later established; CASS is now made up of 35 research institutes, more than 90 research centers, and one graduate school (Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), CASS is also in charge of 105 national academic communities throughout China.
CASS currently has over 3,200 resident scholars. CASS membership and honorary membership are both conferred for life and are the highest academic titles of the academy. There are 47 members and 95 honorary members now.[when?]
The China Social Sciences Press (Chinese: 中国社会科学出版社; pinyin: Zhōngguó Shèhuì Kēxué Chūbǎnshè) was established in June 1978 under the auspices of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and has published over 8,000 books since its inception.
List of presidents
- Hu Qiaomu (胡乔木): 1977-1982
- Ma Hong (马洪): 1982-1985
- Hu Qiaomu: 1985-1988
- Hu Sheng (胡绳): 1988-1998
- Li Tieying (李铁映): 1998-2003
- Chen Kuiyuan (陈奎元): 2003–present
- ^ The Think Tank Index, Foreign Policy, archived from the original on 2011-07-13, http://web.archive.org/web/20090119095446/http://www.foreignpolicy.com/story/cms.php?story_id=4598&page=3
- ^ 《历史沿革》 [History and timeline], Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, http://www.cass.net.cn/about/wygk.htm, retrieved 2010-07-14
- ^ 潘衍习 [Pan Yanxi] (2008-11-17), "中国社科出版社三十年硕果累累 [China Social Sciences Press' accumulated achievements of thirty years]", People's Daily, http://book.people.com.cn/GB/69360/8348295.html, retrieved 2010-07-14
- Official website (CHINESE)
- CASS - Bureau of International Cooperation (ENGLISH)
- Fengbo Zhang: Cherishing the memory of Ma Hong
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