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A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH: AGRICULTURE IN CONTEMPORARY CHINA – HYBRID CLASS

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Thursday, October 7, 2021 , 1:30 pm 3:30 pm

September 16, 23, 30, October 7 (Thursdays) 1:30-3 p.m.

Attend in person at ISU’s Alumni Center, 1101 N. Main Street, Normal (Masks required.)      OR Watch Online via Zoom *Classes are subject to change based on current CDC and IDPH guidelines, as well as ISU policies and procedures.

FEES:

$35 for Senior Professional members $45 for non-members For in person, pricing is per person. For ZOOM, one registration per household. Price includes: • Four 2-hour sessions (one Academy of Seniors class) OR • Six 2-hour Mornings with the Professors lectures No single-session option available. Register online at seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu or call (309) 438-2160. Seating is limited for in-person viewing. Zoom participants will receive a Zoom link a week prior to the class(es) for which they’ve signed up and again on the day of each class session.

Class Description:

China quickly transitioned from isolation to an international powerhouse in the late 20th century. Of all the crucial relationships between the Chinese and U.S. economies, perhaps none is more relevant to Illinois than the two countries’ intertwined agriculture industries. This series examines China’s emergence as a major player on the world agricultural stage, focusing on successes and controversies alike.  

September 16: A Long Time Coming: China’s Accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO)

Maria Boerngen, associate professor of agribusiness, Department of Agriculture, ISU  

September 23: If It Happens There, It Matters Here: The Impact of China’s Ag Sector on the U.S. Economy

Maria Boerngen, associate professor of agribusiness, Department of Agriculture, ISU Justin Rickard, associate professor of animal science, Department of Agriculture, ISU  

September 30: Intellectual Property: Agricultural Espionage and Other Allegations

Maria Boerngen, associate professor of agribusiness, Department of Agriculture, ISU  

October 7: What’s Next? Relations with China Under the Biden Administration

Maria Boerngen, associate professor of agribusiness, Department of Agriculture, ISU        

Details

Date:
Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time:
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Cost:
$35 – $45
Website:
https://seniorprofessionals.illinoisstate.edu/

Organizer

Senior Professionals
Phone:
(309) 438-2818
Email:
srprof@ilstu.edu
Website:
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1101 N. Main Street
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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