Shanghai 02

YCW launched its second chapter in Shanghai in 2010. As China's financial capital, YCW Shanghai has tapped many experts covering China's economy and financial sector, as well as urbanization. Our speakers have included:

- Jonathan Woetzel, Director of McKinsey & Company, Director of the McKinsey Global Institute in Asia and Co-Chair Urban China Initiative
- Shen Dingli, Vice Dean of the Institute of International Affairs of Fudan University
- The Honorable Ken Jarrett, former US Consul General in Shanghai

YCW Shanghai has co-sponsored many of its events with the Hopkins China Forum, organized by The Johns Hopkins University and its affiliated alumni associations worldwide. Our partner has brought in visiting professors from leading policy graduate program, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins.

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Shanghai – ‘Shanghai Nightscapes: A Nocturnal Biography of a Global City’ with James Farrer, Professor of Sociology, Sophia University and Andrew Field, Associate Dean, Hult International Business School

Shanghai – ‘Shanghai Nightscapes: A Nocturnal Biography of a Global City’ with James Farrer, Professor of Sociology, Sophia University and Andrew Field, Associate Dean, Hult International Business School

James Farrer is Professor of Sociology and Global Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo. His past work has used qualitative sociological research to investigate changing gender roles and sexual relations in East Asia, including youth sexuality and dating culture, extramarital sexuality,

Shanghai – ‘India in Asia: Greater Engagement’ with Walter Anderson, Director of South Asia Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Shanghai – ‘India in Asia: Greater Engagement’ with Walter Anderson, Director of South Asia Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies

Walter Anderson teaches at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and directs the South Asian Studies Program. He is co-author of Brotherhood in Saffron: Rashtriya Swayarnsevak Sangh and Hindu Revivalism, and has served as Chief of the

Shanghai – ‘Shanghai Homes: Private Life, Memories, and Spatial Initmacy’ with Li Jie, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Shanghai – ‘Shanghai Homes: Private Life, Memories, and Spatial Initmacy’ with Li Jie, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Li Jie is an Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilization at Harvard University. As a scholar of literary, film, and cultural studies, Li Jie’s research interests center on the mediation of  memories in modern China. Her first book, Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests

Shanghai – ‘Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China’ with Leta Hong Fincher, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Shanghai – ‘Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China’ with Leta Hong Fincher, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Leta Hong Fincher is award-winning journalist and the first American to receive a Ph.D. in Sociology from Tsinghua University. Her book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China (2014) has been positively reviewed by many publications, including The Economist, New York Times, Wall