The 6th International Conference on VIETNAMESE STUDIES – Section 2

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Topics of focus of the conference

             Topics focused on the conference under 10 Panels are as follows :

Regional and International Issues

On regional and international situation

+  Political and security order in the world, East Asia and the Indo-Pacific region: the status quo and outlook; 
+  Great powers competition, especially the US – China strategic competition: the status quo, outlook and its impacts to Viet Nam, the region and the world; 
+  Traditional and non-traditional security challenges for the region and the world; 
+  Regional and global governance, the role of regional and international architectures in the new context.

On Viet Nam’s foreign relations

+  Viet Nam’s foreign strategy and policy: Achievements, opportunities, challenges and solutions; 
Viet Nam and ASEAN;
Viet Nam’s Relations with great powers (i.e. The US, China, India, Japan, etc.); 
+  Viet Nam’s deeper and broader regional and international and integration; 
Viet Nam and its role in the regional and global governance.

      Status quo of international studies by Vietnamese scholars and researches on Viet Nam’s foreign relations by foreign scholars.

Ideology, Politics

Vietnamese thought from traditional to modern time

+  Contents, nature and characteristics of traditional Vietnamese thought; 
+  Relationship among Vietnamese ideologies and religions in history; 
+  Influence of the traditional ideologies and religions on Vietnamese culture and people today; 
+  Trends of thought in the world and their influence on Vietnam
+  Issues related to the research of Vietnamese thought in the world today.

Vietnamese politics from Doimoi up to now

+  Application of Marxism- Leninism in Viet Nam during the Doi moi process
+  Major relationships in Doimoi process
+  Issues of ruling party in Vietnam
+  Role of the socialist State of the people, by the people and for the people; 
+  Issues related to Social management, social justice, social progress, social consensus and social solidarity.

Ethnic and Religious Studies

Ethnic Studies

+  Ethnic issues in the sustainable development of ethnic groups and implementation of great national unity; 
+  Implementation of ethnic policies and sustainable development of ethnic groups; 
+  Role of ethnic groups in the country and the community of overseas Vietnamese in the process of building the Vietnamese national-ethnic community
+  Cultural values of ethnic groups and construction of a unified national culture of Viet Nam in the current diversity; 
+  Transformation of livelihoods, society, culture, environment, etc. and sustainable development of the current ethnic groups; 
+  New issues of ethnic-religious communities in contemporary Viet Nam.

Religious Studies

+  Religions and religious transformation in Viet Nam in the new context; 
+  Interactions between the religious and non- religious spheres (the economic, social, cultural, legal, educational and environmental) in contemporary Viet Nam
+  Emerging new religious groups, indigenously emerged religions in Viet Nam today; 
+  Revival of Folk religions and emerging trends; 
+  State-religion relationships in Viet Nam in history and at the present.

Education, Training and Human Development in Vietnam

+  Institutions and policies to develop education and training in Viet Nam in terms of market economy and international integration, taking quality and efficiency of output as a measure; 
+  Education and training toghether with science and technology are the key drivers of socio-economic development; 
+  Effectiveness and efficiency of state management, professional management and administration in education and training towards an autonomy mechanism associated with accountability of educational and training institutions; 
+  Strategy for international cooperation and integration in education and training so that Viet Nam will become a strong country in education and training in the region, catch up with the world’s advanced level, participate in the international market for human resource training; 
+  Education and training aimed at arousing traditions of patriotism, national pride, beliefs, and aspirations for prosperous and happy development of Viet Nam
+ Education and training to raise awareness, respect and obey the law, protect the environment, preserve the national cultural identity of Vietnamese people, especially the young generation; 
Comprehensive human development Viet Nam is gradually becoming the center of socio-economic development strategy; 
+  To develop Vietnamese people comprehensively, to have health, capacity, qualifications, awareness and high responsibility towards themselves, their families, society and the nation; 
+  Developing talents, intelligence and qualities of Vietnamese people is the center, goal and driving force of the national devlopment; 
Human Development Index (HDI) and its issues in Viet Nam today; 
+  The national value system, cultural value system and human standards are the foundation for the development of education and training and human development in Viet Nam
+  Enhance the stature of Vietnamese people through education in knowledge, ethics, aesthetics, life skills and physical education; 
+  Outstanding policy to attract and appreciate talents and experts both nationally and internationally.

Economics, Technology and Environment

+  Economic integration and renovation (Doimoi) in Viet Nam
+  Strategic economic breakthroughs in the new development context; 
+  Improvement of the competitiveness of Vietnamese businesses in the process of global integration and competition; 
+  Economic restructuring and renewal of growth pattern; 
+  Digital economic transformation and inclusive growth in Viet Nam
+  Taking advantage of Industry 4.0 opportunities to improve the role of science, technology and innovation for socio-economic development; 
+  Enriching and completing the socialist-oriented market economic institution; 
+  Urban development, regional economic development, and new development in rural areas; 
Viet Nam and new generation free trade agreements (EVFTA, CPTPP); 
+  Economic development associated with environmental protection and response to climate change in Viet Nam
+  Responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, realizing a “dual goal” to fight against the pandemic and developing the economy in a new normal context; 
+  Developing sustainable marine economy in Viet Nam
+  Effective management and utilization of natural resources, environmental protection and response to climate change; 
+  Viet Nam’s implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) under the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Linguistics, Literature


+  Application of new linguistic theories in the world in studying the Vietnamese language and the ethnic minority languages; 
+  The Vietnamese language under the impacts of industrialization, modernization, urbanization, migration and international integration; 
+  Relationship between language and culture, studying the cultural characteristics – national thinking expressed through language; 
+  Preserving the purity and development of the Vietnamese language in association with standardizing the Vietnamese in the context of international integration and the 4.0 revolution
+  Preserving and promoting the roles and identities of the ethnic minority languages to contribute to the sustainable development of the country in the new context; 
+  Applied linguistics, language teaching in schools, teaching Vietnamese as a foreign language, etc. in the context of international integration.


+  Contribution of Vietnamese literature (from folk literature to contemporary literature; domestic literature and literature by overseas Vietnamese) to the process of national renewal and modernization; 
+  Ethnic minority literature: development process, writers, prominent trends; the national – ethnic relationship; cultural identity, cultural and literary interaction, etc. 
+  International integration and national identity in Vietnamese literature (the impacts of globalization on literature; cultural and literature exchange; issues of building the character and soul carrying the Vietnamese identity, etc.)
+  Translated literature: development process; market for translated literature, literature exchange and promotion; practice and policy; etc. 
+  Application of modern theories and methods into Vietnamese literary research (the influence of modernism and postmodernism)
+  Literature teaching in the industry 4.0 era.

State and Laws

+  Building the socialist rule-of-law State of Viet Nam; The organization, exercise, and control of State power; The role and functions of the rule-of-law State of Viet Nam; The universality and specificity of the rule-of-law State of Viet Nam
+  State governance in Viet Nam towards requirements of international integration and sustainable development; 
+  State-citizen relations and public participation in State affairs in Viet Nam
+  Social management in unusual natural and social situations in Viet Nam
+  Laws on international integration and sovereignty protection in the context of international integration; 
Viet Nam’s role in the formulation and implementation of international commitments; 
+  Legal codification and the migration of foreign laws in Viet Nam
+  Laws on the promotion of green growth and sustainable development; 
+  International cooperation in crime prevention; 
+  Civil, family and marriage, civil procedure laws in Viet Nam
+  Criminal and criminal procedure laws in Viet Nam
+  Laws on investment, business and trade in Viet Nam in the context of international integration and sustainable development; 
+  Laws on environmental protection and climate change response in Viet Nam
+  Laws on labor and social security in Viet Nam in the context of international integration and sustainable development; 
+  Legal implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

History, Sino- Nom, Archaeology


Viet Nam’s historical issues from the beginning to pre-Doimoi in the fields of politics, military, economics, diplomacy, culture and society; 
Viet Nam’s historical issues from Doimoi to present.


+  New developments in Sino-Nom studies
+  Exploiting overseas Sino-Nom archives, Sino-Nom documents together with digital humanities; 
Sino-Nom materials and the study of East Asian classical texts; 
Sino-Nom in the Vietnamese contemporary culture and contributions of Sino-Nom major to the study of Vietnamese history and culture.


+  New archaeological discoveries in Viet Nam.


+  General theoretical issues on Vietnamese culture in the context of integration and development: cultural policies, theories, approaches, methodologies for cultural research in the current context of international integration and development; 
+  Current social, regional and ethnic cultures: practice of family culture, lineages, communities, festivals, beliefs, arts, knowledge, etc.; 
+  Cultural restructuration, transformation and adaptation in Viet Nam in the face of the vibrant changes brought about by the integration and development process; 
+  The role of culture in integration and sustainable development: How culture play as important endogenous sources in the integration and sustainable development process; 
+  Cultural and creative industry in Viet Nam
+  Practice of cultural heritage, preservation and promotion of cultural heritage in the context of integration and development in Viet Nam today, the correlation between heritage preservation and development, between heritage inscription and challenges to protect and promote heritages, etc.

Social Issues

Viet Nam’s social structure and stratification in socio-economic transition: formation of social classes; social mobility; inequality and social differences; 
+  Migration and urbanization: migration forms; living conditions and quality, social relations, economic contributions by migrants; children in migrant families; urbanization and suburb areas; 
+  Rural development: livelihood change, cultural change in rural lifestyles, change in land use, building a new rural; 
+  Population and sustainable development: Changing population structure, fertility rate; sex ratio at birth; adaptation to population aging; population policy in the integration era; 
+  Family and Gender in transition: marriage and divorce in modern society; change in family relationships, gender relations; the diversity of new family types; ethnic minority families; role of family; 
+  Social security and social work: poverty in rural, urban, ethnic minorities; welfare subjects; access to public services; works and livelihoods for disadvantaged groups; models of social security; social work training and practice; 
+  Social management in the process of development and integration: management models, modes, tools and related social dimensions; social trust; 
+  Health care: reproductive health care, mental health, domestic violence, access to health care and food safety; 
+  Social issues in digital transformation: Social impacts of digital transformation and 4.0 Industrial Revolution; digital transformation in the fields of labor, employment, education, and health care; Theoretical and practical issues of digital society.

◊  The 6th International Conference on VIETNAMESE STUDIES – Section 1.

◊  Source:  Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS).
◊  Bold, italic, and large print textes are set by Ban Tu Thu –

07 /2021

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