Yuen Chan, Senior Lecturer at the City University of London, speaks with YCW Partner MERICS about the protests in Hong Kong and the special role of the media there.
YCW’s Insa Ewert discusses Europe’s divisions and common positions towards an increasingly assertive China. Her analysis covers EU investment screening mechanisms, approaches to 5G networks and shifting public perceptions of China.
Sarah Schneewind, professor at UC San Diego and author of “Shrines to Living Men in the Ming Political Cosmos,” tells YCW about the lasting impact of imperial Chinese dynastic rule on governance and political thinking around the world today.
Sam sits down with Kyle Jaros, Associate Professor in the Political Economy of China at the University of Oxford. They discuss Kyle’s new book, “China’s Urban Champions: The Politics of Spatial Development”, which uses four provincial case studies in Shaanxi, Jiangsu, Hunan, Jiangxi to analyze the relationships between local leaders, provincial leaders, and Beijing.
YCW canvassed its global chapters for their 2019 Summer reading recommendations. The list covers our top recommendations books on Politics & International Affairs, Economics & Business and Culture & Society.