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The Jiusan Society (Chinese: 九三学社; literally: 'Nine-Three Academic Society') is one of the eight legally recognised political parties in the People's Republic of China that follow the direction of the Communist Party of China and are members of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. The party's original name was "Democracy and Science Forum", the current name refers to the date of Chinese victory in the Second Sino-Japanese War (September 3, 1945).

Jiusan Society

九三学社
Jiǔsān Xuéshè
PresidentWu Weihua
Founded3 September 1945; 73 years ago (1945-09-03)
HeadquartersBeijing, China
NewspaperMinzhu yu Kexue(Democracy & Science)[1]
Jiusan Zhongyang Shexun(Central Communications of the Jiusan Society)[2][3]
Membership167,218[4]
IdeologySocialism with Chinese characteristics[5]
Xi Jinping Thought
Nationalism
Progressivism[5]
Political positionLeft-wing
National affiliationUnited Front
National People's Congress
64 / 2,980
Standing Committee of NPC
5 / 175
Website
www.93.gov.cn
Jiusan Society
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese九三學社
Simplified Chinese九三学社
Literal meaningSeptember Third Society
Tibetan name
Tibetanདགུ་གསུམ་ཤེས་རིག་སློབ་ཚོགས
Zhuang name
ZhuangGiujsanh Yozse
Mongolian name
Mongolian Cyrillic“ 9 · 3 ” эрдэм шинжилгээний нийгэмлэг
Mongolian script﹃9 · 3 ﹄
ᠡᠷᠳᠡᠮ
ᠰᠢᠨᠵᠢᠯᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠦ
ᠨᠡᠶᠢᠭᠡᠮᠯᠢᠭ
Uyghur name
Uyghur« 3 - سېنتەبىر » ئىلمىي جەمئىيىتى
Manchu name
Manchu scriptᠵᡳᡠᠰᠠᠨ
ᡧᡠᡝᡧᡳᡝ
RomanizationJiusan Xueshe

The party's mission statement is to "lead the nation to power and the people to prosperity," though this must be subordinate to the national interest. The party had a membership of 167,218[4] members by June 2016,[6] mostly high- and medium-level intellectuals in the fields of science, technology, education, culture, and medicine.

PresidentsEdit

  1. Xu Deheng (许德珩) (1946–1987)
  2. Zhou Peiyuan (周培源) (1987–1992)
  3. Wu Jieping (吴阶平) (1992–2002)
  4. Han Qide (韩启德) (2002–2017)
  5. Wu Weihua (武维华) (2017–present)[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WKE". ds191954.net.
  2. ^ "搜索_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn.
  3. ^ "社史研究通讯_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn.
  4. ^ a b "九三简介_本社介绍_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn.
  5. ^ a b "九三章程_本社介绍_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn.
  6. ^ "A Quantitative Summary of Jiusan Society on its 71st Anniversary". www.93.org.cn. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  7. ^ "武维华主席_主席、副主席_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn.

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