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Shanghai – ‘Shanghai Homes: Private Life, Memories, and Spatial Initmacy’ with Li Jie, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard UniversityLi Jie is an Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilization at Harvard University. As a scholar of literary, film, and cultural studies, Li Jie’s …More »
Beijing – ‘Life of Puyi and the End of Imperial Governance of the Forbidden City’ with Lars Ulrik Thom, Beijing PostcardsLars Ulrik Thom is a historian and writer based in Beijing. He studied sinology and Chinese language at universities in Copenhagen, Kunming and Beijing. He regularly speaks on the history …More »
Hong Kong – ‘China in the Era of Strongman Politics?’ with Kerry Brown, Professor of Chinese Politics at the University of SydneyKerry Brown is a Professor of Chinese Politics and Director of the China Studies Centre at the University of Sydney and a member of the YCW Board of Advisors. …More »
Shanghai – ‘Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China’ with Leta Hong Fincher, Leta Hong Fincher, Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyLeta Hong Fincher is award-winning journalist and the first American to receive a Ph.D. in Sociology from Tsinghua University. Her book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in …More »
Featured Young China Watcher – Trey McArver, Founder of China Insight and creator of China Politics WeeklyTrey McArver is a London-based consultant for firms and investors engaged in China and the region. He is also the creator of China Politics Weekly, …More »
- Louisa Lim is an award-winning journalist who has reported from China for a decade, most recently for National Public Radio. Previously she was the BBC’s Beijing …More »
- Single, urban, highly educated, unmarried women in their late twenties are deemed ‘leftover women’ or ‘shengnu’ by a state-backed campaign that rolls back gender equality …More »
- This month, our first Young China Watchers Conversation takes a look at the ongoing and evolving Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong. Contributing are Michael C. Davis, …More »
- Deborah Brautigam is Professor of Comparative Politics and Director of the International Development Program and the China Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University’s School …More »