Young China Watchers (YCW) and the Lau China Institute at King’s College London are excited to announce the second annual Lau-YCW Essay Competition. The competition aims to discover the newest young writing on China in the UK, in order to help foster the next generation of China expertise and interest. Entries due by 1 December 2017 – further details are on the YCW Blog.
Over the past few weeks, we canvassed members of the YCW global network for their thoughts on what to expect from the upcoming 19th Party Congress. Will Wang Qishan stay on the committee? What levers are left to pull on North Korea? Which conglomerate is in the cross-hairs for restrictions on outbound investment? Take a look, and let us know how your predictions match up.
Kings Lau YCW Conference London 2017 AGENDA Kings Lau YCW Conference London 2017 BIOS CHINA IN 2050: THE WORLD THROUGH BEIJING’S EYES 14 October, 2017 (Saturday) The conference will be broadcasted live on YCW’s Facebook page: 16:00 (China Standard Time)
Damien Ma, co-founder of MacroPolo and Fellow and Associate Director of the Think Tank at the Paulson Institute, talks to YCW about launching a new digital platform in the crowded China-watching space, and how he uses scarcity as a device to analyze China’s trajectory.
China’s Social Credit System will collect big data on every single citizen by 2020. In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Shazeda Ahmed examines the motivations, challenges and perceptions of the system.