On July 27, YCW London hosted Tim Clissold, investor and award-winning author of ‘Mr. China’, for their second book club discussion. They explored not only Tim’s book, but also his thoughts on how the “China story” has unfolded, 30 years
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]
On July 13, 2020, Young China Watchers London, Beijing and Singapore co-hosted this webinar with Dr Ramon Pacheco Pardo (Reader, King’s College London (KCL)), Dr Kaho Yu (Senior Asia Analyst, Verisk Maplecroft) and Bo-jiun Jing (PhD Candidate, KCL). About
YCW LN: Book Club #2: Mr China with Tim Clissold (businessman and award-winning writer, who co-founded one of the first private equity groups in China) Monday, July 27, 2020 • 18:00 (London) • 19:00 (Brussels & Berlin) • 13:00 (Washington
YCW LN: Public health policy lessons from the Four Asian Tigers with Dr Ramon Pacheco Pardo (Reader, King’s College London (KCL)), Dr Kaho Yu (Senior Asia Analyst, Verisk Maplecroft) and Bo-jiun Jing (PhD Candidate, KCL) Monday, July 13, 2020 •
YCW LN: A discussion of the Social Credit System with Rogier Creemers (Assistant Professor at Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS)) and Adam Knight (at LIAS) Monday, July 6, 2020, 6:30 pm • 6:30 pm (London time) • 1:30 pm (Washington