The 4th YCW-King’s College London China Conference The 2020s: China’s decade? Saturday, November 7, 2020 Conference start time: • 1000hrs (London) • 1100hrs (Brussels & Berlin) • 1800hrs (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong & Singapore) • 0500hrs (Washington DC & New
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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London – Africa-China relations in motion (Sun, 18 Oct)
YCW LN: Africa-China relations in motion with Lina Ayenew Getachew (Social entrepreneur and author, The Complete Beginners’ Guide to China-Africa relations); Miatta Momoh (Co-founder, Kente & Silk); and Joseph Olivier Mendoo (PhD candidate, Peking University) Sunday, October 18, 2020 •
Webinar: Gender and Climate Change in China
On August 25, Young China Watchers London and NüVoices hosted Karoline Kan and Zongqi Yu, who both work on issues at the intersection between gender and climate change. Moderated by Jessie Lau (NüVoices) About Karoline Kan Karoline is a Chinese
London – Gender and climate change in China (Tue, 25 Aug)
YCW LN: Gender and climate change in China with Karoline Kan (Environmental journalist) and Zongqi Yu (Climate change activist and Chinese Youth Delegate at 24th UN Climate Change Conference) Tuesday, August 25, 2020 • 1200 (London) • 1300 (Berlin &
Webinar: Book Club – Mr. China
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