There are more than 320 million people in mainland China between the ages of sixteen and thirty. Children of the one-child policy, born after Mao, with distant memory of Tiananmen, they are the first generation to come of age in
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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What Does Brexit Mean for the UK and EU relations with China? The new British government has been clear and firm about Brexit meaning Brexit, but what does this mean for relations with China – both for the United Kingdom
YCW London is pleased to collaborate with the London Society for Chinese Studies on this forum, led by Professor Stephen Chen OBE of SOAS University of London. The event will begin at 18:00 where for the first hour, Professor Chen
The historic growth of the Chinese economy has entered a new phase. China is moving aggressively from a strategy of imitation to one of innovation. Driven both by domestic needs and global ambition, China is establishing itself at the forefront
China’s over three decades-long population planning policy, known popularly as the ‘one child policy,’ took a major shift when Beijing announced late last year a shift to a nationwide two-child policy. In “One Child,” Mei Fong writes about the origins