Monday 23 June, 2–3.30pm, Room 105, 24 Gordon Square, UCL
The debate will bring together established academics and UCL graduate students to explore contemporary Taiwan-China relations in the light of the recent Sunflower protest movement (太阳花学运).
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CCHH: CHINA CENTRE FOR HEALTH AND HUMANITY
Gansu 1958: Since the period of reform and opening up China has seen both the greatest mass migration in human history and the greatest number of people lifted out of poverty. What are the implications of these for human health and can they be sustained?
Urban Wealth Gap: How will the growing and increasing perceived wealth gap affect the project to create a harmonious society?
Perspective. Vertical kitchen garden farms for socialising and in-between spaces creating fields for livestock. CJ Lim
From the 1960s Mao sent doctors and engineers to Africa in a gesture of international socialist solidarity. The doctors, practising a uniquely Chinese style of integrated medicine, established a great reputation for their efficacy and benevolence. As China once again focuses on her economic and political relations with Africa, how will this realign her international health diplomacy?
Qing Hao or sweet wormwood (artemisia annua) was for centuries known as effective for intermittent fever in classical Chinese medicine. After many years of research and trials in Asia it is now part of the leading WHO approved anti-malaria treatment.
'Impossible is Nothing' was one of the slogans of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, China’s great 'coming out' party. But what does China need to do to consolidate its gains and aspirations?
Silk manuscript from a Han Dynasty tomb (closed 168 BCE) illustrates Yangsheng (Life Nurturing) therapeutic exercise forms, some of which are practised in substantially the same manner to this day.
The UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity takes an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching, and is strong in the social sciences: history and culture, archaeology, the environment, law and international health and development. It is committed to UCL's Grand Challenges especially as they relate to China: global health, sustainable cities, intercultural interaction and human wellbeing.
The Confucian concept Ren 仁, the quality that makes
individual and society ‘human’ or ‘humane’, is at the centre of contemporary
Chinese ethical discourse and CCHH will take up this debate in relation to
health. We support
interdisciplinary research and education in all these aspects of
China’s health, and China’s impact on world health, past, present and
The Centre brings together UCL’s considerable China expertise in an ambitious programme of teaching and research. We aim to develop existing connections and facilitate new collaborative initiatives with institutions in China, creating new spaces for dialogue and debate about effective and appropriate health interventions.
The Centre organises seminars, film screenings and general-interest events, which are open to all members of the UCL community and registered Friends of CCHH. To become a Friend, please fill in the online form by clicking here.
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