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.
Science and Technology
Join ChinaFile and five writers—Orville Schell, Peter Hessler, Evan Osnos, Zha Jianying, and Jiayang Fan—for a look back at their four decades of reporting on China for The New Yorker. The event will be moderated by David Remnick, Editor of The New Yorker.
University of Michigan Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Judd Kinzley on the relationship between oil and state development in Xinjiang.
The authors of Nuclear Debates in Asia: The Role of Geopolitics and Domestic Processes, will speak at the Elliott School on what drives these discussions, where the center of gravity of debates lies in each country, and what this means for regional cooperation or competition and U.S. nuclear energy and nonproliferation policy in Asia.
Fabricating the Future: Coastal Cuttlefish, Magnesium Carbonate, and a Strong Dose of Vernacular Industrialism in Early Twentieth-century China
Dr. Eugenia Lean will examines the intersection among vernacular science, commerce, and the ways in which knowledge and things are authenticated in an era of mass communication.
The University of Michigan's Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Jonathan Schlesinger on Qing natural history.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute and Asia Society Southern California for a discussion with Steve Stecklow, whose series of articles prompted the U.S. probe that led to the arrest of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Canada last month.
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.
This event on October 14 will include reflections on the second U.S.-Taiwan DEF meeting, as well as a discussion by panelists on how the DEF fits into broader U.S.-Taiwan economic engagement.
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.