Young China Watchers Summer Reading List YCW canvassed its chapters from across the globe to compile a list of top reads to see us through the last few weeks of the summer. While not all of these titles were published in 2017, each
YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter call on Beijing and Berlin to take on leadership roles and champion inclusive multilateralism at the G20 summit in Hamburg from 7-8 July.
As Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits Europe this week, YCW’s Insa Ewert and Jan Philipp Pöter reflect on the cooling U.S.-EU relationship and see opportunity for China and the EU to take steps towards an ever-closer relationship.
YCW recently partnered with the Lau China Institute at King’s College London to launch an essay competition on the topic: “How will China change the world?” One of the runners-up, Matthew Phan, delivered a comprehensive analysis of China’s economic growth and its impact on current thinking about trajectories of development.
A piece by MERICS, a YCW Partner, reflects on the “America First” strategy as China strives to increase its role and influence on the world stage. This follows a panel hosted by MERICS, ChinaFile, Asia Society and YCW in New York this month on the consequences of this shift in the global order.