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.
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.
YCW interview Oma Lee, YCW of the year 2018, about her work at the China Philanthropy Research Institute (CPRI), Beijing Women’s Network (BWN) and the importance of community building across the globe.
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.