A piece by MERICS, a YCW Partner, reflects on the “America First” strategy as China strives to increase its role and influence on the world stage. This follows a panel hosted by MERICS, ChinaFile, Asia Society and YCW in New York this month on the consequences of this shift in the global order.
Ernie Bower, founder and CEO of BowerGroupAsia, a consulting firm, speaks to YCW about U.S. policy toward ASEAN countries under the Trump administration and where he would go in Asia if he was starting out in his career today.
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Fan Popo is an independent filmmaker and LGBT activist based in Beijing. He studied screenwriting at the Beijing Film Academy. After his graduation in 2007 he became a leading figure of China’s queer cinema scene. His documentaries on LGBT and
Dr. Ka-Kin Cheuk, postdoctoral researcher at Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), discusses his research on the world of Indian fabric traders living and working in China.