Xu Jialu, graduated from Beijing Normal University, is one of the most famous linguists and social activists. He used to serve as Vice Chairman of the 9th and 10th Standing Committee of National People’s Congress. Now he is a professor in linguistics at Beijing Normal University. Professor Xu has long been engaged in cultural studies, critical interpretation of ancient texts, analysing origin of Chinese characters, automatic processing of Chinese information, religion and other multi-disciplinary teaching and research. He has published lots of monographs, reference books, papers, etc. He has presided over the completion of Interpretation of Twenty-Four Chronicles, the 863 and 973 national research projects of the Basis of Chinese Information Processing Application and other large-scale cultural projects, now he is still the Chief Editor of the Annotated Edition of the Twenty-four Chronicles. Professor Xu is committed to the protection and promotion of Chinese traditional culture. He has endeavoured to the development of nation and devoted himself to the dialogue between different civilizations, religions, and promoting world peace.