A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
This exhibition from the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art features sculpture from the Museum’s collection of Buddhist deities from Mongolia. (Exhibition dates: March 1 – December 31, 2017)
This exhibition features sculpture from the Museum’s collection of Buddhist deities from Mongolia. Two prominent sculptures include Tsong Khapa, (1357-1419) the founder of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and a Maitreya Bodhisattva from the early 18th century. The exhibit also includes a selection of Mongolian watercolors.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.