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.
Text and Context in East Asian Buddhism
The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University will be hosting the symposium, Text and Context in East Asian Buddhism in New Haven.
A symposium held in celebration of the completion of the translation of Dogen’s Shobo genzo, a multi-year project of Stanley Weinstein of Yale University, Will Bodiford of UCLA, T. Griffith Foulk of Sarah Lawrence College, Carl Bielefeldt of Stanford University and the late John McRae.
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.