We are currently witnessing a record number of both Chinese students going abroad and foreign students coming to China. Meanwhile the Confucius network provides Chinese language and culture lessons to around 2 million students worldwide. In this panel discussion we
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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Following our inaugural essay competition in 2016 with King’s College London’s Lau China Institute, YCW and the Lau China Institute held a second essay competition in 2017 on the topic: “Cyber China.” Dozens of fascinating contributions poured in from young
Join YCW London for an evening of discussion with journalist and author Dinny McMahon about his new book China’s Great Wall of Debt: Shadow Banks, Ghost Cities, Massive Loans, and the End of the Chinese Miracle. Dinny will talk about
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
In November 2017, YCW London launched its inaugural Mentorship Program, hot on the heels of the successful program in Beijing. With such a large active China network in London, and so many young talents coming through the city every year,