BEIJING: China will hold the 2nd World Congress on Marxism in May which will be attended by over 300 Marxism researchers from all over the world.
The congress, to be held from May 5 to 6, will attract more than 300 Marxism researchers who will discuss Marxism in the 21st century and its development in China.
The congress coincides with the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx and 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening-up, said Gu Hailiang, head of the academic board of the organising committee.
It will be a significant event for the world Marxism research and scientific socialism, Gu was quoted as saying by state-run Xinhua news agency yesterday.
The conference, with the theme of "Marxism and the current world and China", will have 17 sub-forums covering topics like Chinese solution and modernisation approach by the developing countries, Sun Daiyao, vice president of the School of Marxism of Peking University said.
Gu said the congress will focus on Marxism research by the global academic circle and Marxism in current China.
The congress will help to interpret to the world academic circle the "China road, China theory and China experience", the report said.