Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS) 上海社会科学院

Collaboration Activities


3 December 2019

The Memorandum of Understanding between TAR UC and SASS was signed on 3 December 2019 at TAR UC. SASS and TAR UC will continue to work on scholarly work especially in research and researcher exchanges, joint conferences and collaborative research projects to promote international social, economic and financial growth.


27 August 2019

The Inaugural Round-table Discussion on Belt & Road Initiative (‘BRI’), co-organised by Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (‘SASS’), was held on 27 August 2019 at TAR UC Kuala Lumpur Main Campus.

Engaging speakers from diverse backgrounds, the discussion touched on topics relating to the BRI, namely the Bilateral Trade and FDI Relationship between Malaysia and China; the Intra-ASEAN Community and its Development, as well as Environmental Protection Issues in the Development of Urbanisation in Malaysia.


25 April 2019

Jointly organised by TAR UC and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (‘SASS’), the International Conference on “The New Phase of Malaysia-China Relations: Belt and Road Initiative and Resource Sharing for Mutual Benefit” was held on 25 April 2019.

A total of 16 speakers from TAR UC, SASS and various academic institutions in Malaysia who presented their research and findings on topics relating to the Belt and Road Initiative (‘BRI’) namely – The Development of Malaysia-China Bilateral Trade; The Population And Social Changes In Malaysia And China; The Prospects Of Malaysia-China Business And Investment and the Development Of BRI And Malaysia-China Relations.



20 August 2018

Prof Quan Heng, Vice President of Shanghai Academy of Social Science ('SASS') and Dr Sheng Lei, also from SASS visited TAR UC on 20 August 2018. They have taken time to interact with TAR UC students and also wishing the graduates all the best in their future.



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