"Zhang Boling Collected Works" issued for the First Time at Nankai University
Thank to National Publishing Foundand a group of experts and academicsfrom China and abroad, "Zhang Boling Collected Works", whose compilation lasted three years, has been recently published by Nankai University Press. October 17th, during the celebrations of Nankai University’s 96th anniversary of the founding, the launch of " Zhang Boling Collected Works "has been held at Nankai University’s JinnanCampus. " Zhang Boling Collected Works " a total of 10 volumes and 5.5 million words, collects Zhang Boling’s writings, speeches, documents, correspondence, proposals of regulationsthat had already been published,and a large number of rares speeches, conversations and documents published for the first time. In the book there are also attachments that show Zhang Boling’slife and hundreds of precious photos.
During the press conference, the Editorial Director and the Editor of " Zhang Boling Collected Works ", and Nankai University’s President GONG Ke made a summary and an evaluation on Zhang Boling’s life and reviewed the compilation of the book. The Editorial Director of " Zhang Boling Collected Works "Sun Hailin, who is also Tianjin’s former Vice Mayor and Chairman of Tianjin Nankai High School Council, and Zhang Boling’s grandson Zhang Yuanlong, who is also Editorial Director of the book and Member of the Standing Committee, presented the new book together. Vice President of Nankai University ZHU Guanglei, who is also Editorial Vice Director of the book, presided over the conference. President GONG Ke and the former Vice President of Nankai University WANG Wenjun,who is also Editorial Vice Director of "Zhang Boling Collected Works", donated the books to Nankai’s Departments, Zhang Boling Research Society and other units. "Zhang Boling Collected Works" obtained the funds of National Publishing Found. Its compilation and publication are a way to deepen the studies about Zhang Boling’s life, his educational thoughts and practice, but it is also a primary source of information for the carry out of future researcheson modern Chinese history, especially the history of education in modern China, the history of the Republic of China and other study-areas; and it will also provide a solid platform for the promotion of cultural exchanges between Taiwan and Mainland China.