Even in the face of a world-changing pandemic, China's story unceasingly unfolds. It's a story of many facets and inarguably transcends national boundaries. It's one that involves you, me and the world.
In a year of struggle, sorrow and withdrawal, what is the next chapter of China's story? For now, that remains unknown. But around the world are hopes for a renewal – shared by all, no matter who or where you are.
This is the underlying, aspirational force driving this year's meeting of minds – and is aptly represented by the character 同, which we have reimagined as the overarching theme for this year's Symposium.
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