YCW interviews Parag Khanna on his new book, “The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century” (2019) and why China will be unable to dominate Asia.
Emma Vanbergen, President of Education Consulting at BE Education, speaks to YCW about Chinese education trends, the perspective consequences of educational inequality, and the rise of 素质教育 (suzhi jiaoyu, a “well-rounded, moral education”).
YCW interviews Lauren Dickey, PhD candidate in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, about her research on Chinese foreign and defense policy and cross-strait relations with Taiwan.
YCW’s Virgil Bisio reviews “Dead Pigs,” a debut film by Chinese-American director Cathy Yan, which grapples with the challenges and contradictions of everyday life in China.
While the U.S.-China trade conflict dominated mainstream media, several other events of 2018 will shape the China of the future, among them the removal of the presidential term limits or the development of Artificial Intelligence capabilities. Looking back at the past year, we selected a few particularly insightful interviews and features that may provide a wider view on the variety of issues and topics emerging from the China-watching community globally.