With Roseann Lake (The Economist) We invite Roseann Lake, Journalist and Producer at The Economist to discuss. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ycw-london-leftover-in-china-women-shaping-the-worlds-next-superpower-tickets-43750812859 Roseann Lake Roseann Lake is The Economist’s Cuba correspondent. She was previously based in Beijing, where she spent time as a television reporter and
YCW’s London chapter was launched in 2013 and has since hosted most of its events in Parliament. Its inaugural speaker was Dr. Kerry Brown, Executive Director of the China Studies Centre, Professor of Chinese Politics at the University of Sydney and also a YCW Board Advisor. Situated in one of Europe's leading capitals, YCW London has attracted a wide variety of active members from different fields interested in China. Subsequent speakers also have included:
- Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford
- Steve Tsang, Director of the China Policy Institute at the University of Nottingham
- Leta Hong Fincher, author of "Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China"
- Louisa Lim, author of "‘The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited’.
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In November 2017, YCW London launched its inaugural Mentorship Programme, hot on the heels of the successful programme in Beijing. With such a large active China network in London, and so many young talents coming through the city every year,
Hi All, I thought I’d drop a note to introduce myself and tell you a little bit about our Mentorship programme in London. I am originally from Xi’An and used to work on UK-China trade, but in my current job,
“CHINA IN 2050: THE WORLD THROUGH BEIJING’S EYES” 14 October, 2017.
In an inaugural half-day conference, YCW and King’s College Lau China Institute will bring together leading China experts and emerging Young China Watchers on a single platform to analyse China’s medium to long-term impact on the world.
In China, ties with North Korea have traditionally been referred to as “close as lips and teeth.” But with North Korea recently dropping the word “friendly” in describing China as “neighbour”, tension between the two allies is building. Beijing has