In November 2017, YCW London launched its inaugural Mentorship Program, hot on the heels of the successful program in Beijing. With such a large active China network in London, and so many young talents coming through the city every year,
Elaine Chow and Jessica Colwell, hosts of a podcast tracking the hit Chinese TV show “In the Name of the People” (人民的名义), talk to YCW about how corruption is portrayed in Chinese media and the challenges of being a journalist in China.
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.