Houses of Parliament, London

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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London – ‘Is Xi Jinping a New Strongman for China?’ with Dr Steve Tsang, Professor of Contemporary Chinese Studies and Director of the China Policy Institute at the University of Nottingham

London – ‘Is Xi Jinping a New Strongman for China?’ with Dr Steve Tsang, Professor of Contemporary Chinese Studies and Director of the China Policy Institute at the University of Nottingham

Steve Tsang is Director of the China Policy Institute and Professor of Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Nottingham’s School of Contemporary Chinese Studies. He has previously worked as Professorial Fellow, Dean and Director of the Asian Studies Centre at

London – ‘Nationalism and History: China, Japan and the Asia-Pacific in historical perspective’ with Dr Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford

London – ‘Nationalism and History: China, Japan and the Asia-Pacific in historical perspective’ with Dr Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford

Dr Rana Mitter is a Professor in the History and Politics of Modern China at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of St Cross College.  He is the author of The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance and Collaboration in Modern China (California,