Young China Watchers (YCW) Brussels is recruiting for a Director to join its dynamic leadership team. YCW is an all-volunteer, independent, organisation focused on connecting and educating the next generation of China thought-leaders through forums and other events, including a
Southeast Asia is central to the BRI and China’s global ambitions. But China is recently encountering headwinds as countries in the region are re-evaluating their relationship with China and seeking alternatives. As Insa Ewert writes, while dependence on Chinese financing remains an issue for some, recent developments could also improve projects and conditions for recipient countries.
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.