Jiusan Society

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Jiusan Society

Jiǔsān Xuéshè
PresidentWu Weihua
Founded3 September 1945; 75 years ago (1945-09-03)
HeadquartersBeijing, China
NewspaperMinzhu yu Kexue(Democracy & Science)[1]
Jiusan Zhongyang Shexun(Central Communications of the Jiusan Society)[2][3]
IdeologySocialism with Chinese characteristics[5]
Xi Jinping Thought
Chinese nationalism
National affiliationUnited Front
National People's Congress
64 / 2,980
Standing Committee of NPC
5 / 175
Jiusan Society
Chinese name
Traditional Chinese九三學社
Simplified Chinese九三学社
Literal meaningSeptember Third Society
Tibetan name
Zhuang name
ZhuangGiujsanh Yozse
Mongolian name
Mongolian Cyrillic“ 9 · 3 ” эрдэм шинжилгээний нийгэмлэг
Mongolian script﹃9 · 3 ﹄
ᠰᠢᠨᠵᠢᠯᠡᠭᠡᠨ ᠦ
Uyghur name
Uyghur« 3 - سېنتەبىر » ئىلمىي جەمئىيىتى
Manchu name
Manchu scriptᠵᡳᡠᠰᠠᠨ
RomanizationJiusan Xueshe
Headquarters of Jiusan Society in Haidian, Beijing

The Jiusan Society (Chinese: 九三学社; lit.: 'Nine-Three Academic Society') is one of the nine 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.[6][7] 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).

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,[8] mostly high- and medium-level intellectuals in the fields of science, technology, education, culture, and medicine.


  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)[9]


  1. ^ "WKE". ds191954.net. Archived from the original on 2017-12-23. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  2. ^ "搜索_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn. Archived from the original on 2017-12-27. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  3. ^ "社史研究通讯_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn. Archived from the original on 2019-07-24. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  4. ^ a b "九三简介_本社介绍_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn. Archived from the original on 2019-01-15. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  5. ^ a b "九三章程_本社介绍_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn. Archived from the original on 2019-01-17. Retrieved 2017-12-22.
  6. ^ Seymour, James D. (1987). China's satellite parties. M.E. Sharpe. pp. 28, 88. ISBN 978-0-87332-412-0.
  7. ^ Lim, Louisa (2014-05-05). The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited. Oxford University Press. p. 114. ISBN 978-0-19-934772-8.
  8. ^ "A Quantitative Summary of Jiusan Society on its 71st Anniversary". www.93.org.cn. Archived from the original on 14 September 2016. Retrieved 4 September 2016.
  9. ^ "武维华主席_主席、副主席_九三学社中央委员会". www.93.gov.cn. Archived from the original on 2017-12-23. Retrieved 2017-12-22.

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