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PKU-UCL Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities

Conference/workshop: Self-Care in a Digital World [FURTHER UPDATE]
7–9 November 2016, UCL Institute of Advanced Studies, Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, UCL.
Convened and curated by Vivienne Lo, UCL CCHH.

Exhibition + Lecture + Student workshop

by multi-award-winning Chinese fashion designer and textile artist Prof. Li Wei 李薇, Royal College of Art (RCA) (Kensington campus), 10–16 October 2016.

Frontiers in Digital Health seminar

The Design of Personal Health Technologies for Mental Disorder, 28 September 2016, 3–4.00pm, Room 405, 66-72 Gower Street. Speaker: Prof. Jakob E. Bardram, Technical University of Denmark.

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities: ten workshops

Tuesday evenings during term-time, 5 November 2016 to 7 February 2017


Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities in a Digital World

We are delighted to announce the success of the recent UCL CCHH application for a Wellcome Trust Seed Award (PI: Vivienne Lo).

Chinoiseries – Art and Fashion

Panel seminar organised by Phoenix TV Art. 20 June 2016, 6.30 pm, Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, 1 Hester Road, Battersea, SW11 4AN.

MA Chinese Health & Humanity Dissertation Conference 2016

Wednesday 25 May, 2.15–5pm, Room 102, 23 Gordon Square.
Please come along to support our students and find out about their fascinating research! More...

Thinking Chinese 思華 . 華思

Podcasts and documents now online, for this conference and exhibition, jointly convened by UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity and Ming-Ai (London) Institute in Spring 2015. More...

School of Medical Humanities, Peking University (PKU, 北大)

UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity (CCHH) was developed in conjunction with PKU’s Health Sciences Centre, and particularly the PKU Institute of Medical Humanities.

The PKU Medical Humanities Institute is by far the largest in the world with some 600 postgraduate and 500 undergraduate students taking MHH courses each year. Thirty-nine full-time staff bring together history, philosophy, bioethics, literature, linguistics, medical anthropology, sociology, psychology, social work and health law as core aspects of MHH research.

Three years ago PKU Health Sciences Center and CCHH signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at improving the teaching of MHH using film (WT funded Film Workshop 2014) and visual culture (Vuillerman and Lo, PKU, 2015).


Recent collaborations include an international interdisciplinary conference on Medical Humanities in China (15-17th October, 2015), hosted by PKU Institute of Medical Humanities, and jointly convened by UCL and PKU

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