China National Silk Museum signs strategic cooperation agreement with China's flagship publishing house Commercial Press

2020-08-26 18:00:40 source: China National Silk Museum


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The group photo of the signing ceremony


On August 24, 2020, the signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation agreement between the China National Silk Museum (hereinafter referred to as "CNSM") and China's Commercial Press was launched in Hangzhou. The two sides as agreed will build up a five-year strategic cooperation relationship in terms of the in-depth cooperation in holding exhibitions, conducting archeological research, and global communication on Silk Roads related topics. The "Silk Roads Publishing Planning Center" was set up on the same day. 


Zhao Feng, Director of China National Silk Museum introduced that in recent years, CNSM has been proactively involved in a range of cooperations with all stakeholders such as institutes, universities, publishing houses, and so on. to promote the culture of Silk Roads. In the meantime, CNSM has attracted a team of well-known scholars and opinion leaders in the field of Silk Road research.


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Zhao Feng, Director of China National Silk Museum


In addition to the academic practices, CNSM has successfully held a series of themed exhibitions at home and abroad, such as the exhibition of "Precious Costumes of Royal Women of the Qing Dynasty" and the "International Silk Boutique Exhibition Silk Road Splendid ", both of which have achieved great success. 


This summer, the 1st Silk Road Week which contains exhibitions, seminars, live-streaming programs, and other interesting cultural and was organized by the China National Silk Museum, wrapped up with fruitful results and has offered an excellent opportunity for curators from all over the world to communicate and exchange ideas on Silk Roads.


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Li Ping, General Manager of the Commercial Press

 

Li Ping, General Manager of the Commercial Press, who attended the meeting, expressed his sincere appreciation for the achievements achieved by the China National Silk Museum. He said that the Commercial Press, as the oldest publishing house in China, has a particularly profound historical relationship with Zhejiang and the Silk Road culture. 


As Mr. Li introduced, many important people and famous academics in the Commercial Press come from Zhejiang. For example, the Bao brothers, the founders of the Commercial Press, were from Yin County of Ningbo City. Zhang Yuanji, the spiritual leader of the Press, came from Zhejiang's Haiyan. "Zhejiang people gave birth to the Commercial Press," he said, "At the same time, as an important publishing house in China, the Commercial Press is also the first one to introduce and publish classic works on humanity and archaeology related to the Silk Road culture. As early as the 1930s, it had published enlightenment works such as "Zheng He's Voyage" and "Zhang Qian's Expedition to the West", both of which had opened Chinese people's global vision.


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Live discussion among the conference participants

 

The cooperation between the China National Silk Museum and the Commercial Press will contribute to the systematic, long-term, and sustainable export of the Silk Road culture and Zhejiang culture. Under the background of the "Belt and Road Initiative", the Silk Road Publishing Planning Center will focus on content innovation, organically combine books and exhibition collection, and make traditional culture come alive. On the basis of deeply exploring and inheriting Chinese culture, the Silk Road culture will realize creative transformation and truly serve the public and reach out to the world. 

 

As the world's largest themed museum on silks and the oldest publishing institution in China, the China National Silk Museum and the Commercial Press are best peers of carrying forward the fine traditional Chinese culture. It can be seen that in the future, the two sides will fully achieve the complementary advantages, enable the Silk Road culture to be deeply inherited, widely communicated, and creatively transformed, and then truly be known to the world.


(Written by Yu Fei, Edited by Ye Ke)

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The group photo of the signing ceremony


On August 24, 2020, the signing ceremony of the strategic cooperation agreement between the China National Silk Museum (hereinafter referred to as "CNSM") and China's Commercial Press was launched in Hangzhou. The two sides as agreed will build up a five-year strategic cooperation relationship in terms of the in-depth cooperation in holding exhibitions, conducting archeological research, and global communication on Silk Roads related topics. The "Silk Roads Publishing Planning Center" was set up on the same day. 


Zhao Feng, Director of China National Silk Museum introduced that in recent years, CNSM has been proactively involved in a range of cooperations with all stakeholders such as institutes, universities, publishing houses, and so on. to promote the culture of Silk Roads. In the meantime, CNSM has attracted a team of well-known scholars and opinion leaders in the field of Silk Road research.


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Zhao Feng, Director of China National Silk Museum


In addition to the academic practices, CNSM has successfully held a series of themed exhibitions at home and abroad, such as the exhibition of "Precious Costumes of Royal Women of the Qing Dynasty" and the "International Silk Boutique Exhibition Silk Road Splendid ", both of which have achieved great success. 


This summer, the 1st Silk Road Week which contains exhibitions, seminars, live-streaming programs, and other interesting cultural and was organized by the China National Silk Museum, wrapped up with fruitful results and has offered an excellent opportunity for curators from all over the world to communicate and exchange ideas on Silk Roads.


微信图片_20200825092135.jpg

Li Ping, General Manager of the Commercial Press

 

Li Ping, General Manager of the Commercial Press, who attended the meeting, expressed his sincere appreciation for the achievements achieved by the China National Silk Museum. He said that the Commercial Press, as the oldest publishing house in China, has a particularly profound historical relationship with Zhejiang and the Silk Road culture. 


As Mr. Li introduced, many important people and famous academics in the Commercial Press come from Zhejiang. For example, the Bao brothers, the founders of the Commercial Press, were from Yin County of Ningbo City. Zhang Yuanji, the spiritual leader of the Press, came from Zhejiang's Haiyan. "Zhejiang people gave birth to the Commercial Press," he said, "At the same time, as an important publishing house in China, the Commercial Press is also the first one to introduce and publish classic works on humanity and archaeology related to the Silk Road culture. As early as the 1930s, it had published enlightenment works such as "Zheng He's Voyage" and "Zhang Qian's Expedition to the West", both of which had opened Chinese people's global vision.


微信图片_20200825092838.jpg

Live discussion among the conference participants

 

The cooperation between the China National Silk Museum and the Commercial Press will contribute to the systematic, long-term, and sustainable export of the Silk Road culture and Zhejiang culture. Under the background of the "Belt and Road Initiative", the Silk Road Publishing Planning Center will focus on content innovation, organically combine books and exhibition collection, and make traditional culture come alive. On the basis of deeply exploring and inheriting Chinese culture, the Silk Road culture will realize creative transformation and truly serve the public and reach out to the world. 

 

As the world's largest themed museum on silks and the oldest publishing institution in China, the China National Silk Museum and the Commercial Press are best peers of carrying forward the fine traditional Chinese culture. It can be seen that in the future, the two sides will fully achieve the complementary advantages, enable the Silk Road culture to be deeply inherited, widely communicated, and creatively transformed, and then truly be known to the world.


(Written by Yu Fei, Edited by Ye Ke)

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