On the afternoon of June 27, the press center held its first press conference to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. Qu Qingshan, President of the Central Research Institute of party history and literature, Jiang Shuping, director of the third research department, Yang Mingwei, director of the Bureau of foreign cooperation and exchange, and Liu Ronggang, deputy director of the Seventh Research Department, were invited to introduce party history and literature work in the new era.
Qu Qingshan said that since the eighteen Party Congress, the Party Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping as the core attaches great importance to party history and literature work. General secretary Xi Jinping stood in the new era of the party and the state's overall situation and strategy, and published a series of important discussions on the history of the Communist Party of China. His important expositions comprehensively reviewed the glorious course and great achievements of our party in uniting and leading the Chinese people in their unremitting struggle, deeply summarized the theoretical achievements, valuable experience accumulated and great spirit forged by our party in various historical periods, and profoundly expounded our party's great contribution to the Chinese nation, China's wisdom and China's plan for solving human problems have profoundly expounded the bright prospects for the development of the cause of the party and the people.
Qu Qingshan said that the central party history and literature research institute made decisions in March 2018, and the new Department was established. Since its establishment, China has done the following work: first, thoroughly study and implement Xi Jinping's new socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics, and promote the editing, research, translation of the important works of general secretary Xi Jinping. New achievements have been made in publicity and other work; The second is to focus on the party's history and theoretical research, which has made new progress in promoting the work of literature editing, works compiling and party history publicity and education; Third, we have persisted in serving the overall situation of the party and the state, and made new achievements in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, in studying and educating the party history of the whole party, and in publicizing and educating the "four histories".
A reporter asked: what are the main contributions made by the Communist Party of China in the past 100 years? Qu Qingshan replied that the great contributions made by the Communist Party of China to the Chinese nation and the Chinese people in the past 100 years can be summarized as four "profound changes": first, the great contributions made by the Communist Party of China to the country have profoundly changed China's miserable fate of being poor, weak and bullied after modern times; The second is the great contribution of the Communist Party of China to the people, which is reflected in its profound change of the miserable situation of the Chinese people being oppressed, enslaved and exploited; Third, the great contribution of the Communist Party of China to the Chinese nation is reflected in the profound changes in the future and destiny of the Chinese nation; The fourth is the great contribution of the Communist Party of China to the world, which is reflected in the profound changes in the trend and pattern of world development, and makes scientific socialism radiate strong vitality and vigor in China in the 21st century.
A reporter asked: what are the reasons behind the fact that the Communist Party of China has been in power for a hundred years, but it has always been able to maintain its youth and vitality? What are the valuable experiences? Jiang Shuping replied that in order to find the reasons and experience for the Communist Party of China to maintain its youth and vitality, we must deeply understand the "four always" that the Communist Party of China has achieved in the past 100 years. First, it has always been at the forefront of the trend of the times. In the past 100 years, the Communist Party of China has always analyzed and grasped the historical trend based on the basic principles of Marxism, and correctly handled the relationship between China and the world, We should be good at seizing and making good use of all kinds of historical opportunities, have the courage to catch up with the trend of the times, always stay in the forefront of the times, and lead the cause of the party and the people to win constantly; Two, we always stand at the forefront of tackling difficulties. In the past 100 years, China's Communist Party has been struggling with a new world in spite of its difficulties and fearless sacrifice. The third is to always safeguard the fundamental interests of the people. Over the past 100 years, the Communist Party of China has always been heart to heart with the people, sharing weal and woe with the people, and working together with the people; The fourth is to always strengthen the party's self construction. In each historical period of revolution, construction and reform, the Communist Party of China attaches great importance to strengthening its self construction.
In reply to the question of what the central party history and Literature Research Institute has done to promote the concept of the destiny of human beings proposed by general secretary Xi Jinping, Yang Mingwei introduced Xi Jinping's "insisting on promoting the construction of the community of human destiny" after the publication of the national publishing house in 2018. The English, French, Japanese and Russian versions of the book have been translated and published. In addition, the central party history and documentation research institute also translated and published the English version of Xi Jinping's English version of the important discussion on co ordinates epidemic prevention and control and economic and social development, and general secretary Xi Jinping's speech on the summary of the national commendation Conference on poverty alleviation.
A reporter asked: as a special organization for the study of the history and theory of the party, what has the Central Academy of party history and literature done in the study and education of party history? Qu Qingshan introduced that since the whole party history learning and education was carried out, the central party history and Literature Research Institute has taken serving the party history learning and education as a major political task, giving full play to its professional and resource advantages, and serving the whole party history learning and education in an all-round way. The first is to edit and compile authoritative reading books and vivid teaching materials for the study and education of party history; the second is to carefully select experts to undertake the propaganda task; the third is to organize the writing of key theoretical articles; the fourth is to launch new Internet media products; the fifth is to do a good job in auditing and checking; the sixth is to coordinate and guide local party history and literature departments to better play their functions.
In response to how the party history and literature departments do party history learning and education for young people, Liu Ronggang said that the central party history and literature research institute attaches great importance to party history learning and education for young people, adapts to the cognitive characteristics of young people, and continuously promotes the innovation of content, form and method. First, carefully arrange and deploy to provide rich resources for youth to study party history. The second is to tap the red education resources, popularize the knowledge of party history, and improve the effectiveness of youth party history learning and education. The third is to innovate the means of education and give full play to the important role of the Internet in the study and education of youth party history.
In response to our reporter's question about what progress we can draw from the history of the party, Qu Qingshan said that the history of the party is the most vivid and persuasive textbook, and general secretary Xi Jinping has repeatedly stressed this issue. The purpose of carrying out party history learning and education is to use the party's struggle course and great achievements to inspire fighting spirit and clear direction, use the party's glorious tradition and fine style, firm faith and gather strength, use the party's practical creation and historical experience to enlighten wisdom and sharpen character, and educate and guide the whole party to learn history wisely, increase credibility, respect morality and practice, We should draw wisdom and strength from the party's hundred years of struggle. The first is to learn the power of thought by studying the history of the party; The second is to learn the power of belief through learning; The third is to learn moral power through learning; The fourth is to learn from practice. To carry out the study of party history is to draw four kinds of wisdom and strength from the study and education of party history.
People's daily (June 28, 2021, edition 04)
(editor in chief: Xie Qian, Yan Yan)