The Great Firewall of China is the largest form of internet censorship in the world. An initiative between both government and companies in the technology and telecommunications space, the Chinese Firewall is the enforcer of the state’s rules and worldview.
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: The definitive guide to Asia’s global influence in the 21st century with Parag Khanna, Global Strategy Advisor, Author and Founder & Managing Partner of FutureMap Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 7:00 pm Bush House Lecture Theatre 3, King’s College
Whilst the US remains the global leader in blockchain technology, many predict that China may well overtake the US within the next five years and become the world’s No.1 blockchain powerhouse, drawing the centre of gravity of technological innovation and
“Past, Present and Future: A long view of (r)evolution in China” Saturday, October 13, 2018, 1030 – 1700 (British Standard Time) The Great Hall, King’s College, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE: The conference will be streamed on Facebook
Feminism poses the greatest threat to China’s authoritarian regime. That is the central argument of journalist and scholar Leta Hong Fincher in her new book Betraying Big Brother. The feminist movement in China has been spearheaded by five activists who