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
UC Berkeley Center for Chinese Studies hosts a talk with Mary Ann Doane
The University of Pennsylvania Center for the Study of Contemporary China presents a lecutre by Yu Hong, Assistant Professor of Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California.
The George Washington University Sigur Center hosts a talk by co-authors of the book, China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know.
The University of Pennsylvania's Center for the Study of Contemporary China hosts Margaret Roberts for a discussion on how effective Chinese censorship can be, despite its sometimes easy workarounds.
Large-Scale Text Analysis of Japanese and Chinese Literature: An Introduction to Text Mining for Humanists
Stanford University Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis hosts a workshop on automated text analysis using Chinese and Japanese literature.
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.