Looking back at 2019, this is our selection of particularly insightful and eye-opening interviews and features from the global China-watching community.
Featured Young China Watcher – Johan van de Ven, Senior Analyst at RWR Advisory Group
Johan van de Ven, Senior Analyst at RWR Advisory Group, explains how China’s Belt and Road Initiative is responding to global trends and growing in influence, and also shares his insights on the evolving U.S.-China relationship.
YCW’s Best of 2018
While the U.S.-China trade conflict dominated mainstream media, several other events of 2018 will shape the China of the future, among them the removal of the presidential term limits or the development of Artificial Intelligence capabilities. Looking back at the past year, we selected a few particularly insightful interviews and features that may provide a wider view on the variety of issues and topics emerging from the China-watching community globally.
Featured Young China Watcher – Neil Thomas: Research Associate at MacroPolo at the Paulson Institute
MacroPolo Research Associate Neil Thomas chats to YCW about Western perceptions of Xi’s foreign policy, and propaganda and the “Toilet Revolution” in the Xi era.
Featured Young China Watcher – Mohammed Al-Sudairi: Research Fellow and Head of Asian Studies, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies
Mohammed Al-Sudairi outlines the warming Sino-Saudi relationship, the role of the Gulf Region on the Belt and Road, and the importance of sensitivity to ideologies when conducting research on China.