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Talent and Meritocracy in China and India

May 2018 — Shanghai, China

Assessing China’s Political System

Presented By:
Daniel Bell, Dean of the School of Political Science and Public Administration, Shandong University; Professor, Tsinghua University

Democracy and Meritocracy

Presented By:
Ashutosh Varshney, Sol Goldman Professor of International Studies and the Social Sciences; Director, Center for Contemporary South Asia, Brown University

Meritocracy and the Recognition Mechanism

Presented By:
Peijun Duan, Chief Expert for Strategy Studies, Senior Professor, Central Party School, China; Distinguished Fellow, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Visiting Scholar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Alumni Fellow, Asia Program, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

Meritocracy and Compromises

Presented By:
Yougang Chen, Partner, McKinsey & Company, Shanghai, China; Visiting Scholar, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

Meritocracy and Affirmative Actions in India

Presented By:
Ashwini Deshpande, Professor, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi

Fateful Rite of Passage: The National College Entrance Examination and the Myth of Meritocracy in Post-Mao China

Presented By:
Zachary Howlett, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Yale – NUS College

Notes on Meritocracy: Insights from Tang’s Civil Servant Exam and Poetry

Presented By:
Bernard Yeung, Dean and Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management, National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School

Changes in the Social and Spatial Background of China’s Educated Elite 1865-2014

Presented By:
James Lee, Dean of Humanities and Social Science, Chair Professor of History and Sociology, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Cameron Campbell, Associate Dean for Research and Postgraduate Training, School of Humanities and Social Science, Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 
Chen Liang, Associate Professor, Nanjing University