Assistant to Secretary General and Senior Fellow, China Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy; Adjunct Professor, CPC Central Party School
Professor Xie Maosong, who holds a PhD in History from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is currently Assistant to the Secretary General and Senior Fellow at the China Institute for Innovation and Development Strategy, and an Adjunct Professor at the CPC Central Party School. He has previously served as Senior Academic Advisor at the Chinese University Press. He was invited to give lectures at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and the China Europe International Business School, and since 2014, he has been giving lectures on a regular basis at the CPC Central Party School on Research of the Chinese Civilization and intensive reading of Chinese Cultural Classics.
Professor Xie’s specialist fields are Chinese civilization and philosophy, Chinese statesmanship: ways of thinking and doing, national strategy, grand strategy and traditions of Chinese civilization, and the Communist Party of China and Chinese Civilization, to name just a few. He is the author of The Art of Being A Statesman (Zhonghua Book Company, 2013). His article, ‘The Relationship Between Political Legitimacy of the Communist Party of China and Political Traditions in Ancient China’ (2011) has been a subject of intense interest within academic and political circles.
His research focus has recently shifted toward "what digitalization means for a new civilization": digital economy, and digitalization and social regulation, and national governance.