The second annual YCW-Lau Conference, held on 13 October 2018, was a great success, bringing together China-focused experts and young thinkers on the theme: “Past, Present and Future: A long view of (r)evolution in China.” Read our free conference summary report on the blog, or rewatch the entire thing on YCW’s Facebook page.
Young China Watchers is thrilled to announce that Oma Lee is the winner of the 2018 Young China Watcher of the Year Award! She is being recognized for her contribution to China’s nonprofit world. Our panel of judges—Duncan Clark, Li
YCW canvassed its chapters from across the globe to compile a list of top reads to see us through the last few weeks of summer 2018.
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.
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.