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.
Summer International Relations: Beijing
Summer study abroad in China for IR and language.
This summer program is ideal for students interested in learning about international relations from Chinese and global perspectives. Students take one area studies course per session (taught in English), and can also learn communicative Chinese. Students attend courses at Minzu University of China (MUC), taught by CIEE adjunct faculty from MUC, Peking University, or other Beijing universities. (Founded in 1951, MUC welcomes faculty and students from China’s 56 ethnic groups. The university includes of 10 colleges, and has ties with prominent universities in North America and Europe.) Students also participate in classes, activities, and gatherings at the CIEE Study Center space at nearby Peking University.
More information can be found here.