On May 16, the Press Conference for 100 Days Countdown of the 22nd Congress of ICHS was held on the Central Campus of Shandong University (SDU), to announce the preparations of the Congress. Up to now, a total of nearly 1,800 people from 79 countries and regions have registered for the Congress, which will be the first time in the history of the International Congress of Historical Science that so many countries have been represented.
The International Congress of Historical Sciences started in 1900. Being the most influential academic activity of historical sciences, it enjoys the reputation of “the Olympics of Historical Sciences”. The International Committee of Historical Sciences (ICHS) or le International Committee of Historical Sciences (CISH) has been founded in Geneva on May 15, 1926.
Prof. Zhang Rong, Director of the 22nd ICHS Organizing Committee, SDU, President of SDU, Prof. Zhang Haipeng, President of the Association of Chinese Historians, Prof. Tao Wenzhao, Assessor Member of the ICHS Board, Prof. Wang Jian Lang, Secretary-general of the Association of Chinese Historians, Chen Shaomin, Vice Director of the General Office of the People’s Government of Shandong Province, Shao Jing, Director of Counselors’ Office of the People’s Government of Shandong Province, Prof. Chen Yan, Vice President of SDU, and Cao Shengyuan, Chief Accountant of SDU, Vice Director of the 22nd ICHS Organizing Committee, SDU, were all presented at the Press Conference.
Zhang Rong, Zhang Haipeng, Tao Wenzhao, Chen Shaomin, and Ma lihong, Vice- Mayor of Liaocheng Municipal Government, together started the liquid crystal ball for the 100 Days Countdown of the 22nd Congress of ICHS.