Librarians at University of Pennsylvania are using optical character recognition (OCR) to build a text corpus of Chinese-character documents from the early 20th century. YCW talks to Molly Des Jardin and Brian Vivier about their goals and challenges.
This year began with President Xi Jinping extolling the virtues of globalization at Davos and, from there, never failed to deliver moments in global affairs that ranged from eyebrow-raising to surreal. We selected a few particularly insightful interviews and features that may provide some understanding of what happened in 2017, and a sense of direction for what lies ahead.
In our third edition of Views From the Ground, we reached out to two YCW chapters for their perspectives on the current state of relations between two of the world’s emerging powers.
Merkel’s coalition talks have steered clear of the topic of Chinese investment in Germany, where a consensus is emerging that investment screening instruments need to be reinforced. But, Insa Ewert writes, EU member states remain fractured on this issue, weakening Europe’s overall approach to regulation of Chinese investment.
The Great Britain-China Centre (GBCC) and the All Party Parliamentary China Group (APPCG) are jointly seeking a Project Manager, based in London. This is a full time position with 50% of the time spent at GBCC and 50% at the