After a quarter of a century covering China and Taiwan as a journalist, Benjamin Lim turns author in his latest book, “Taking China’s Pulse.” Touching on subjects ranging from Taiwan’s political history to Xi Jinping’s political rise and his rivals,
YCW was founded in Beijing in 2009. As it is located in China's capital, the chapter has garnered strong interest from the diplomatic, business, academic and journalistic circles. YCW Beijing has hosted distinguished speakers including:
- Zhu Feng, professor of Peking University's School of International Studies and Executive Director of the Collaborative Innovation Center for South China Sea Studies at Nanjing University.
- Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group
- David Dollar, the former Economic and Financial Emissary to China for the US Treasury
- Barry Naughton, Sokwanlok Chair of Chinese International Affairs of University of California, San Diego.
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Young China Watchers is honoured to be able to host Professor He for a discussion on wrongful convictions in China and the criminal justice system. Professor He Jiahong is one of China’s leading experts on criminal evidence, evidential investigation and
In today’s current state of mistrust in the U.S.-China relationship, one thing that does not seem to be ameliorating the situation is the 2016 U.S. presidential election cycle. China is often characterized as a job-stealing, currency-manipulating, territory-seizing superpower towards which
The Carnegie Endowment’s Alex Gabuev and Wang Tao join Young China Watchers to examine the current economic and geopolitical dimensions of China-Russia energy cooperation and how it affects the two countries’ broader bilateral relationship. They will assess how the two
From a touring heavy-metal rock star to tech giant Baidu’s international spokesman, Kaiser Kuo has seemingly done it all over his two decades in China. Likewise, Jeremy Goldkorn’s 20-year China stint includes living in a worker’s dormitory, managing several Chinese