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.

[Photo credit: Jens Schott Knudsen]
 
 


Beijing – ‘Reflections on Economic and Political Reform During My Nine Years in China’ with David Dollar, former U.S. Treasury Financial and Economic Emissary to China

Beijing – ‘Reflections on Economic and Political Reform During My Nine Years in China’ with David Dollar, former U.S. Treasury Financial and Economic Emissary to China

From 2004-09, David Dollar served as the World Bank’s country director for China and Mongolia in Beijing, publishing extensively on China’s ongoing economic transition. He remained in Beijing as the Treasury Department’s economic and financial emissary to China, where he was deeply

Beijing – ‘Posturing or Policy? China’s Foreign Relations Under Xi Jinping’ with Zhu Feng, Deputy Director of the Peking University Center for International Studies

Beijing – ‘Posturing or Policy? China’s Foreign Relations Under Xi Jinping’ with Zhu Feng, Deputy Director of the Peking University Center for International Studies

Professor Zhu Feng began his undergraduate studies at the Department of International Politics at Peking University in 1981 and received his PhD. from Peking University in 1991. He is currently a professor at the university’s School of International Studies and Deputy