Acta Geographica Sinica ›› 2016, Vol. 71 ›› Issue (8): 1456-1471.doi: 10.11821/dlxb201608012

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The review and prospects of China's Human and Economic Geography: The overview of "High level forum of the development of Chinese Human and Economic Geography under the background of change"

Mingxing CHEN(), Hualou LONG, Chengjin WANG, Jinchuan HUANG   

  1. Key Laboratory of Regional Sustainable Development Modeling, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, CAS, Beijing 100101, China
  • Received:2016-05-27 Revised:2016-06-16 Online:2016-08-25 Published:2016-08-25
  • Supported by:
    Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, No.41530634, No.41530751, No.41001080;Programme of Bingwei Excellent Young Scientists of the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No.2015RC202

Abstract:

On January 22nd and 23rd, 2016, "High level Forum of the Development of Chinese Human and Economic Geography under the background of change" was held in Beijing. More than 30 professors attended this forum. On the conference, they discussed on the major progress of the development of China's Human and Economic Geography, and the existing problems, restraint factors, opportunities, international path, developing direction, prospects in the development of the discipline. In recent years, Human and Economic Geography has boomed, facing many important opportunities for development. To establish an academic community for joint researches on major issues and collaborative innovation is a significant route. We should embrace domestic and international characteristics, to promote China's Human and Economic Geography to go to the world arena. In the meantime, the construction of various series of talents and the growth of young and middle-aged talents are also of great significance.

Key words: Human and Economic Geography, research review, prospects, high-level forum, the background of change