Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2021)

It is a great delight to introduce the 7th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2021), which was held during April 23-25, 2021 in Qingdao, China. ICHSSR 2021 is to bring together innovative academics and industrial experts in the field of humanities and social science research to a common forum. The primary goal of the conference is to promote research and developmental activities in humanities and social science research and another goal is to promote scientific information interchange between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working all around the world. The conference will be held every year to make it an ideal platform for people to share views and experiences in humanities and social science research and related areas.

About 180 participants from academic, high-education institutes and other organizations took part in the conference. The conference model was divided into two sessions, including oral presentations and keynote speeches. In the first part, some scholars, whose submissions were selected as excellent papers, were given 15 minutes to perform their oral presentations one by one. Then in the second part, keynote speakers were each allocated 30-45 minutes to hold their speeches. We were very honored to have Xiangyang Zhang, Professor and Joint Director of Institute for Open Education, Suqian University, China as our Conference Chairman.

In the keynote presentation part, we invited four professors as our keynote speakers. The first keynote speaker, our beloved chairman, Prof. Xiangyang Zhang. He performed a speech: Empowerment of Open Education for Resilient and Sustainable Higher Education: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities in the Future. The second keynote speaker, Prof. Xianhua Wu, from School of Economics & Management, Shanghai Maritime University. He presented an insightful speech: Comprehensive Economic Loss Assessment of COVID-19 Epidemic Disaster Based on Dynamic CGE Model. Prof. Boon TAN, from Xi'an International University (China), Academic Studio (UK). He delivered a wonderful speech: A Study on Perceptions of Factors Influencing the Quality of Retirement Life in Singapore. A. Prof. Qi Li, from Shandong Normal University, China, performed a speech: The basic theory of data resource confirmation, theoretical basis and practical application framework.

The proceedings present a selection of high-quality papers submitted to the conference by researchers from universities, research institutes, and industry. All papers were subjected to peer-review by conference committee members and international reviewers. The papers were selected based on their quality and their relevance to the conference. The proceedings present recent advances in the fields of Education; Social Sciences; Culture; Sports; Law, politics, psychology, communication and others related research.

I would like to express special gratitude to members of the conference committee and organizers of the conference. I would also like to thank the reviewers for their valuable time and advice which helped in improving the quality of the papers selected for presentation at the conference and for publication in the proceedings. Finally, I want to thank the authors, the members of the organizing committee, the reviewers, the chairpersons, sponsors, and all other conference participants for their support of ICHSSR 2021.

The Organizing Committee of ICHSSR 2021