HUFS and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) successfully hosted an academic gathering on the fourth-industrial revolution at the university which ran from July 5 to 7.
During the QS Subject Focus Summit on Language, Literature and Culture, participants, including global experts of higher education, held discussions and shared ideas under the theme “The Fourth Industrial Revolution and Humanities.” Around 180 participants from 54 institutions in 23 countries joined the event.
On the first day, the organizers held a welcome dinner, where HUFS students staged a dance performance representing the university's well-known cultural diversity. HUFS President Kim In-chul delivered a speech on the following day.
“I hope the event will serve as an opportunity to discuss various issues covering language, literature, and culture, and overcoming the barriers of borders,” said President Kim, expressing his gratitude to all the participants from around the globe.
Lee Min-hwa, the head of the Korea Creative Economy Research Network, also shared a vision regarding South Korea?s strategies for the fourth-industrial revolution.
Participants cheered the latest academic gathering hosted by HUFS, saying the event served as an opportunity to expand their networks with other partners and that it was “highly effective and successful.”
By Cho Jae-won