• Tugrul KESKIN

    Tugrul KESKIN  Professor and Director, Center for Global Governance, Institute of Global Studies, Shanghai University.   Tugrul Keskin is Associate Professor and Director of the newly established Center for Global Governance at Shanghai University. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology...


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  • NIU Xinchun

    NIU Xinchun 牛新春 Research Professor, Director of Institute of Middle East Studies, China Institute of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)   Prof. Niu holds a Ph.D. in International Relations and a BA and MA in History. His studies mainly focus on security and geopolitics of...


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  • WANG Jianye

      WANG Jianye 王建业 Professor and Dean, Guangzhou Institute of International Finance Rotating Secretary General, International Working Group on Export Credits   Professor Wang is the former Managing Director of the Silk Road Fund (2015 - Feb 2018), Economic Counselor and...


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  • LIANG Xuecun

      LIANG Xuecun 梁雪村 Assistant Professor, Renmin University of China   Liang received her Ph.D degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Her doctoral thesis, A Tense Time: Explaining and Understanding Contemporary Chinese Nationalism, looks to domestic socioeconomic...


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  • HUANG Haoming

      HUANG Haoming 黄浩明 Vice-Chairman and Executive Director, China Association for NGO Cooperation   Huang became a senior engineer in 1994. Huang received his Master of Public Policy & Management from Carnegie Mellon University, USA in 1995. He is also an adjunct professor...


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  • CHEN Xia

      CHEN Xia 陈霞 Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences   Dr. Chen Xia is a research fellow at the Institute of Philosophy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) in Beijing. She received her Ph.D in Religious Studies from Sichuan...


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  • Ian JOHNSON

      Ian JOHNSON Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, writing for the New York Times, The New York Review of Books, the New Yorker   IAN JOHNSON is a Pulitzer-Prize winning writer focusing on society, religion, and history. He works out of Beijing, where he also teaches...


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  • Michael PETTIS

      Michael PETTIS Nonresident Senior Fellow, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Professor of Finance, Guanghua School of Management, Peking University   MICHAEL PETTIS is a nonresident senior fellow in the Carnegie Asia Program based in Beijing, where he...


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  • CUI Zhiyuan

      CUI Zhiyuan 崔之元 Professor, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University   Cui Zhiyuan teaches Public Policy Analysis and Comparative Politics and Government at the School of Public Policy and Management of Tsinghua University. As a graduate of China's National...


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  • ZHANG Lijia

    ZHANG Lijia 张丽佳 Writer, Journalist, and Public Commentator   ZHANG Lijia is a factory-worker-turned writer, social commentator and public speaker. One of the few Chinese who write regularly in English for international publications, her articles have appeared in The Guardian, The South...


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  • Romano Prodi

      ROMANO PRODI   Romano Prodi was born in Scandiano (Reggio Emilia, Italy) in 1939. After graduation at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University in Milan and at the London School of Economics, his academic career began at the Department of Economics and at the Faculty of...


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  • Wu Di | Marina Kalnitski

      WU Di, Programme Director of Easy Inclusion; Consultant on Equality for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in China   Previously, Di led the programmes on rule of law and equal rights at UNDP. As manager of the UNDP project under the UN Partnership on the Rights of...


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  • Klaus Leisinger | Maggie Sun

      Klaus LEISINGER, Professor of Sociology, University of Basel; President, Global Values Alliance; Senior Adviser, Karl Schlecht Foundation.   Professor Klaus M. Leisinger is a social scientist and economist at the University of Basel. His professional career took him for several...


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  • Roger Ames

    Roger AMES, academic director of Berggruen Institute’s Philosophy and Culture Centre, Humanities Chair Professor at Peking University Roger T. Ames was professor of philosophy and editor of “Philosophy East & West” at University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. He is now the academic director of Berggruen...


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  • Zhao Tingyang

    ZHAO Tingyang 赵汀阳, philosopher, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Zhao Tingeing is regarded as one of the most important and famous philosophers of contemporary China. He is professor of philosophy at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS) and at Renmin University. His works are mainly...


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