A Discussion of LGBTQ+ Progress and Activism in China With Ivy Wong (DNI Consulting), Jessie Lau (NüVoices) and AJ Song (PartyFit, Beijing) Saturday, April 17, 2021 – 11:00am (London) – 12:00pm (Berlin & Brussels) – 6:00pm (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong
YCW’s London chapter was launched in 2013 and has since hosted most of its events in Parliament. Its inaugural speaker was Dr. Kerry Brown, Executive Director of the China Studies Centre, Professor of Chinese Politics at the University of Sydney and also a YCW Board Advisor. Situated in one of Europe's leading capitals, YCW London has attracted a wide variety of active members from different fields interested in China. Subsequent speakers also have included:
- Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, University of Oxford
- Steve Tsang, Director of the China Policy Institute at the University of Nottingham
- Leta Hong Fincher, author of "Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China"
- Louisa Lim, author of "‘The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited’.
[Photo credit: Pedro Szekely via Flickr Creative Commons license]
YCW LN: The future of law and the Belt and Road Initiative — what next? with Cecilia Xu Lindsey (Barrister and Arbitrator, 9 Stone Buildings); Peter Lu (Partner, Baker McKenzie LLP); Dr Julien Chaisse (Professor, City University of Hong Kong)
In the first event of YCW Europe’s V4 series, the panel — including Viktor Eszterhai (Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade), Jakub Jakóbowski (Centre for Eastern Studies), Ivana Karásková (CHOICE & MapInfluenCE) and Richard Turcsányi (Palacky University Olomouc) — discussed
YCW Europe launch event: V4-China relations in the 2020s: Opportunities and Challenges with Viktor Eszterhai (Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Budapest), Jakub Jakóbowski (Centre for Eastern Studies, Warsaw), Ivana Karásková (CHOICE & MapInfluenCE) and Richard Q. Turcsányi (Palacky University
Young China Watchers (YCW) and King’s College London’s Lau China Institute held our fourth YCW-Lau China Conference in London on Saturday 7 November 2020. This year’s Conference coincided with the advent of the twenties and unprecedented, destabilising shifts around the