Beijing-based creative director Beatrice Leanza tells us about urban design in China and community-driven initiatives to preserve historic neighborhoods in the capital.
Dr. Jane Golley discusses the theme of this year’s China Story Yearbook, prosperity, and the opposition of Western countries to China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Jessica Batke tracks the experiences with China’s law on NGOs, introduced in early 2017, and says that no NGO is known to have left China so far.
Young China Watchers (YCW) Shanghai is recruiting two directors to join its dynamic leadership team. YCW is an all-volunteer organisation focused on connecting and educating the next generation of China thought-leaders through forums and other events, including a speaker series
YCW and Lau China Institute at King’s College London recently closed its second essay competition on the topic: “Cyber China.” Our first runner-up winner, Kyi Yeung Goh, delivered a fascinating essay on the growing state regulation of cyberspace and the emerging forms of critical discourse by Chinese netizens.