On June 3, 2020, Young China Watchers London hosted this webinar with Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). name=”iframe_video1″> About Barbara Finamore Barbara Finamore has nearly four decades of experience 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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YCW Climate Series: Pangolin Panic? The Realities of China’s Wildlife Reforms with Aron White (Campaigner & China Specialist at Environmental Investigation Agency); Jinfeng Zhou (Secretary-General at China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF)); and Jingwei Zhang (Investment, Trade &
With the success of YCW’s climate event in London earlier this year and in light of the COVID pandemic highlighting the importance of global cooperation to solve the world’s biggest challenges, we are organising an online series addressing key issues at the intersection of China and the climate, including discussions with leading experts around energy, biodiversity and food security.
YCW LN: Book Club Series #1: Young China with Zak Dychtwald, Founding CEO at Young China Global Group Thursday, June 4, 2020, 19:00 (London) / 14:00 (New York) Access via a virtual conference platform – details in an Eventbrite email
Stories of the Chinese diaspora: COVID-19, Chinatowns and political participation with Freya Aitken-Turff (CEO at China Exchange), Michael Wilkes (Former Vice Chair at British Chinese Project) and Jessie Lau (Board Member and Online Editor-in-Chief at NüVoices) Saturday, April 25, 2020,