Alyssa Gilbert (Director of Policy and Translation at Grantham Institute – Climate Change and the Environment), Jeff Swartz (Director, Climate Policy & Carbon Markets at South Pole), Sam Gaell (Executive Director at chinadialogue) and Yijing Li (Lecturer in Urban Informatics
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 LN: Year of the Rat – Lunar New Year Drinks at the Old China Hand pub, Farringdon Thursday, February 6, 2020, 6:00 pm Old China Hand, 8 Tysoe St, Farringdon, London EC1R 4RQ With the Year of the Rat
YCW LN: A conversation with Kevin Rudd on U.S.-China into 2020 with The Honourable Kevin Rudd AC, 26th Prime Minister of Australia and President of the Asia Society Policy Institute Monday, December 2, 2019, 7:45 am Nash Lecture Theatre, Strand
Young China Watchers is thrilled to announce that Karoline Kan is the winner of the 2019 Young China Watcher of the Year Award! She is being recognized for her contributions to telling her story—and the story of Chinese millennials—to an
After reviewing dozens of candidates for our second annual Young China Watcher of the Year Award, our nomination committee narrowed the list of highly qualified individuals down to five. These outstanding nominees represent a wide variety of China-related fields: they work (or have worked) in journalism, government, nonprofits, and arts & culture.