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’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 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
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 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