Beijing

YCW was founded in Beijing in 2009. As it is located in China's capital, the chapter has garnered strong interest from the diplomatic, business, academic and journalistic circles. YCW Beijing has hosted distinguished speakers including:

- Zhu Feng, professor of Peking University's School of International Studies and Executive Director of the Collaborative Innovation Center for South China Sea Studies at Nanjing University.
- Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group
- David Dollar, the former Economic and Financial Emissary to China for the US Treasury
- Barry Naughton, Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs of University of California, San Diego.

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Beijing – ‘The Outlook for China-Russia Energy Ties’, Wang Tao of Carnegie–Tsinghua Center and Alexander Gabuev of Carnegie Moscow Center

Beijing – ‘The Outlook for China-Russia Energy Ties’, Wang Tao of Carnegie–Tsinghua Center and Alexander Gabuev of Carnegie Moscow Center

The Carnegie Endowment’s Alex Gabuev and Wang Tao join Young China Watchers to examine the current economic and geopolitical dimensions of China-Russia energy cooperation and how it affects the two countries’ broader bilateral relationship. They will assess how the two

Beijing – ‘Cross-Strait Relations and Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections’ with Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of East Asian Politics and Chair of Chinese Studies and Assistant Dean for Educational Policy at Davidson College

Beijing – ‘Cross-Strait Relations and Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections’ with Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of East Asian Politics and Chair of Chinese Studies and Assistant Dean for Educational Policy at Davidson College

Shelley Rigger is the Brown Professor of East Asian Politics, Chair of Chinese Studies and Assistant Dean for Educational Policy at Davidson College. She has a PhD in Government from Harvard University and a BA in Public and International Affairs

Beijing – ‘All the News in China: How Reporting Has Changed in China Over the Last Three Decades’ with Ted Plafker, Beijing Correspondent for The Economist, and Jaime FlorCruz, Former CNN Beijing Bureau Chief

Beijing – ‘All the News in China: How Reporting Has Changed in China Over the Last Three Decades’ with Ted Plafker, Beijing Correspondent for The Economist, and Jaime FlorCruz, Former CNN Beijing Bureau Chief

Since 1989, Ted Plafker has been a Beijing-based foreign correspondent, covering all aspects of the ever-changing China story for a variety of publications, including the South China Morning Post, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Chronicle of Higher Education, International Herald Tribune,