YCW-Lau Conference Summary and Photos: “Past, Present and Future: A long view of (r)evolution in China”

YCW-Lau Conference Summary and Photos: “Past, Present and Future: A long view of (r)evolution in China”

The second annual YCW-Lau Conference, held on 13 October 2018, was a great success, bringing together China-focused experts and young thinkers on the theme: “Past, Present and Future: A long view of (r)evolution in China.” Read our free conference summary report on the blog, or rewatch the entire thing on YCW’s Facebook page.

Lau-YCW Essay Competition Winner – China’s Water Footprint: An Example for Future Policymakers

Lau-YCW Essay Competition Winner – China’s Water Footprint: An Example for Future Policymakers

Announcing the winner of the inaugural Lau-YCW essay competition… Lauren Dickey! Lauren submitted an impassioned essay on China’s water security, tracing the growing water crisis from Mao Zedong’s post-1949 development projects to Zhongnanhai’s “sponge city” pilot program. She makes a compelling case for how China’s response to water scarcity will change the world, arguing, “China’s partners and friends can learn from Beijing’s mistakes. But it is the success stories that others will emulate.”