07 July 2022, 06:30 pm
Himalayan Dialogues
Programme Type
Discussions, Webcasts

Coordinated by Prof. Rajiv Ranjan, Shanghai University, China
On the Confucian Revival in Contemporary China

Speaker: Prof. Daniel A. Bell, Dean, School of Political Science and Public Administration, Shandong University (Qingdao) and Distinguished Chair Professor, Fudan University, Shanghai
Introduction: Prof. Rajiv Ranjan, Associate Professor, Institute of Global Studies, College of Liberal Arts, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
Chair: Prof. B.R. Deepak, Professor and Chair, Centre for Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University
Confucianism was pronounced dead in the twentieth century. But the tradition has mounted a remarkable comeback over the last few decades in mainland China, both in official circles and in everyday life. What explains the Confucian comeback? What are the implications for Chinese society and the political system?
First in a new bi-monthly series of dialogues which aims to bring together scholars from India, China and around the world to deliberate on the cultural and historical connections; and India-China strategic competition in the region and beyond

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