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.
The PRC Re-education Gulag: Repression, Assimilation and Islamophobia in the Name of Tianxia Harmony
The UCLA Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by James A. Millward on the internment of indigenous peoples in China.
The Saint Louis Art Museum presents an exhibition following Japan's rise as a military power through the Russo-Japanese war.
A public talk on Chinese Naval role and how U.S responded
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies presents a talk by Jason Protass, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Brown University.
The Harvard-Yenching Institute will be hosting Koo Min Gyo, Associate Professor of Public Administration at Seoul National University, to discuss maritime regime building in East Asia.
Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) publishes reports on “what it has done, what it is doing, what it prepares to do, why it is going to do so” to the people in accordance with Article 30 of the National Defense Act. The National Defense Report is published to give citizens a better understanding of the nation’s current security environment and national defense policy.
The University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China will host a graduate research workshop on China and International Relations. Hyun-Binn Cho, a Ph.D. Candidate from the Political Science Department, will organize the event with the help of Brian C. Chao and Chris Liu.
The Republican period in Chinese history saw wars on multiple fronts, with invasions from without and civil strife from within. The period was shaped by wars that traumatized and transformed society. Papers by scholars from China, the US, and Europe, including work informed by new archival materials and interdisciplinary in approach, analyze the issue of "militarization" and look into the way wars, and the institutionalization or routinization of violence, might have shaped the culture of Republican China.
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.