This even is hosted in partnership with the All Party Parliamentary China Group (APPCG). The China-EU economic relationship is second largest in the world. A closer relationship between the two trading partners is seen by many as desirable – but
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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YCW London is delighted to announce our first event of 2017, in which we will be hosting the winners of the inaugural Lau-YCW Institute Essay Competition. The winning submission by Lauren Dickey, a PhD Candidate in War Studies at King’s
Following Donald Trump’s victory and the UK’s Brexit vote, the western world is facing significant political upheaval. As the politics of protectionism and isolationism return, how will China safeguard its own future? With Trump having announced he will pull the
China presents us with a conundrum. How has a developing country with a spectacularly inefficient financial system, coupled with asset-destroying state-owned firms, managed to create a number of vibrant high-tech firms? China’s domestic financial system fails most private firms by
There are more than 320 million people in mainland China between the ages of sixteen and thirty. Children of the one-child policy, born after Mao, with distant memory of Tiananmen, they are the first generation to come of age in