YCW is an all-volunteer organisation focused on connecting and educating the next generation of China thought-leaders through a speaker series and mentorship programme. Since the founding of YCW in 2010, the London Chapter has featured speakers such as Sir Malcolm
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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3rd Lau-YCW Essay Competition Winner and Runners-Up
“Young China Watchers & Lau China Institute Essay Competition 2021” ‘China, the Environment & Climate Change’ In partnership with King’s College London’s Lau China Institute, YCW held a third essay competition on the theme: “China, the Environment and Climate Change”.
London – The 5th YCW-King’s College London China Conference (Sat, 13 Nov)
The 5th YCW-King’s College London China Conference China, Risen: Adjusting to a New Status Quo Saturday, November 13, 2021 Conference start time: • 1015hrs (London) • 1115hrs (Brussels & Berlin) • 1815hrs (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong & Singapore) • 0515hrs
Announcing the 3rd Lau-YCW Essay Competition: “China, the Environment and Climate Change”
“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
Webinar Replay: Educational cooperation with China: what’s in it for the V4?
Rewatch this webinar on how to balance the opportunities and challenges of educational cooperation with Beijing