“Young China Watchers & Lau China Institute Essay Competition 2021” ‘China, the Environment & Climate Change’ YCW in partnership with the Lau China Institute at King’s College London is pleased to invite submissions for our 2021 essay competition, themed on
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’.
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YCW Europe – V4 Series: Educational cooperation with China: what’s in it for the V4? with Andrea Braun Střelcová (Member, Lise Meitner Research Group China in the Global System of Science; Predoctoral Fellow, MPIWG), Dominik Mierzejewski (Professor, University of Łódź;
Isabel Hilton and moderator Sarah Montgomery discuss the impact of geopolitical tensions on the global fight against climate change
YCW in Conversation with Isabel Hilton: The Changing Geopolitics of Climate Change with Isabel Hilton OBE, Senior Advisor at China Dialogue Trust Tuesday, May 25, 2021 – 18:30 (London) – 19:30 (Berlin & Brussels) – 11:30 (New York; Washington DC)
YCW Europe V4 Series online debate: Navigating the US-China rivalry in Central and Eastern Europe With Alicja Bachulska (China Analyst, Asia Research Centre), Sándor Kusai (Former Hungarian ambassador to China, Mongolia and the DPRK), Patrycja Pendrakowska (Head of Boym Institute