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
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]
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.
YCW LN: The 3rd YCW-King’s College London China Conference & 2nd Young China Watcher of the Year Awards Ceremony “PRC at 70: Behind the Headlines” Saturday, November 2, 2019, 12:30 (Greenwich Mean Time) The Edmond J. Safra Theatre Hall, King’s
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 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