Young China Watchers (YCW) is excited to announce the second annual Young China Watcher of the Year Award. The award seeks to recognize a young professional who has made an extraordinary contribution to the global understanding of China, be that
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 LN: The evolution of China’s relationship with its Asian neighbours with Dr Champa Patel (Head of the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House), Eleanor Olcott (China Policy Analyst at TS Lombard) and Dr Amrita Jash (Visiting Fellow at Department of
YCW LN: The Shanghai Free Taxi: Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China with Frank Langfitt, London Correspondent, National Public Radio (NPR). Thursday 27 June, 7pm RUSI, 61 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET [6:40 pm] Doors Open [7:00
YCW LN: From the G2 to the L2: The Collapse of a Planned US-China Condominium with Scott Kennedy, Senior Adviser, Freeman Chair in China Studies; and Director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy, Center for Strategic &
YCW LN: Can businesses and governments continue to rely on China to drive global growth and development? with William Hobbs, Chief Investment Officer at Barclays Investment Solutions; Shenshen Lin, Global Trade Manager at EY; Miranda Carr, China Macro Strategist at