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PKU-UCL Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities

7–9 November 2016, UCL Institute of Advanced Studies, Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, UCL. More...

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.
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Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities: ten workshops

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

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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).
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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.
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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...

Summer volunteering placements in rural China

with NGO Dream Corps. Application deadline: 29 February 2016.
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PKU-UCL Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities

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Conference/workshop: Self-Care in a Digital World

7–9 November 2016, UCL Institute of Advanced Studies, Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, UCL.

Frontiers in Digital Health seminar

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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

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

This series of ten workshops seeks to explore a wide range of issues relating to health, medicine, and the body in China and other Chinese societies over the past century through the medium of film.  Drawing on a wide range of both fiction and documentary films from mainland China and elsewhere, together we will examine the representation in film of many important aspects of the modern Chinese experience of health, illness, and medical care, including the work of ‘barefoot doctors’ during the Cultural Revolution period, the HIV/AIDs epidemic during the 1980s and ’90s, changing attitudes towards people with physical disabilities since the 1970s, and the virtual privatisation of the Chinese health care system during the post-Mao Zedong ‘Reform era’. The aim of the workshop series is to achieve a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of the changes that have transformed the lives and embodied experience of Chinese people since the start of the twentieth century, by critically analysing the cinematic representation and treatment of health care, health conditions and health-related issues in the light of ideas drawn from film theory and criticism, gender and cultural studies and other academic disciplines, and by putting the films and the issues that they highlight into their historical, political, and cultural contexts.

Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities in a Digital World

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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

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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

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CCHH MA 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!

Thinking Chinese 思華 . 華思

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Thinking Chinese exhibition

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.

Summer volunteering placements in rural China

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with NGO Dream Corps. Application deadline: 29 February 2016.

New Chinese Film + Director's Q&A

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Daytime screening and discussion of Factory Boss 打工老板 (2014) with director Zhang Wei 张唯 and Chinese film specialist Chris Berry (KCL), Thursday 25 February, 9.30–13.00.

Di Lu Wins IASTAM Junior Scholar Essay Prize

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We are delighted and proud to announce that current CCHH PhD student Di Lu 蘆笛 has been honoured with the IASTAM Charles Leslie Junior Scholar Essay Award for his outstanding paper 'Transnational Circulation of the Knowledge of the Caterpillar Fungus to Early 20th Century'.

International postgraduate summer school

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What Makes us Human? Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in China and the West, Central European University, Budapest, July 4–15 2016.

History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar: Professor Elisabeth Hsu

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‘On heart and liver in Chinese and Tibetan medicine: a situated history of not wanting to know’. 19 January 2016, 6pm for 6.15. Wellcome Library, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE (map).

Isabella Bird (1831–1904): Photographic travels in China

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Wednesday 4 November, 5.15pm, Rockefeller 339.
A talk on intrepid travel photographer Isabella Bird and her voyages in late 19th-century China, by travel writer and former Royal Photographic Society curator Deborah Ireland.

Medical Humanities in China – conference

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An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015, jointly convened by UCL and PKU

A unique opportunity to learn Chinese Sign Language at UCL!

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学中国手语!Short intensive introductory immersion course spread over 6 days, 13–24 July

Sessions will take place 2-4 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: July 13th, 15th, 17th and July 20th, 22nd, 24th.

Hot and Numb! 2000 years of Sichuan pepper

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Saturday 13th June, 12.00 midday, The Spice Exchange, Kew Gardens. As part of the Kew Full of Spice Festival 2015, Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will give a presentation on the history of Sichuan pepper, its medical and culinary uses.

Film and Discussion: When China Met Africa

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Wednesday 20 May, 6.30pm, Roberts 106, UCL. FREE – part of UCL Festival of the Arts 2015. Book via Eventbrite.

Lady Precious Stream

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A symposium on S. I. Hsiung's 1934 play, and the obstacles to and opportunities for East Asian voices in UK theatre and literature. Monday 18 May, 6.30–8pm, Anatomy JZ Young LT.

Call for Chinese-speaking choral singers!

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London Chinese Philharmonic Choir 伦敦华人爱乐合唱团 (LCPC) is looking for additional singers to perform the Yellow River Cantata 黄河大合唱 in September/October 2015.

5th Annual Chinese Visual Festival

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2015 Chinese Visual Festival

7–22 May 2015, at King’s College London, BFI Southbank, Bertha DocHouse and Chelsea College of Arts. The festival will welcome to London some of the most exciting directors currently working in Chinese-language cinema and art.

The Chinese Erhu during the First World War

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An evening of performance and discussion with Dr Colin Huehns. Friday 8th May, 7pm, UCL South Cloisters

Thinking Chinese Exhibition (31/03–12/05 2015)

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Thinking Chinese exhibition

Venue: South Cloisters, Wilkins Building,

UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT

Thinking Chinese Conference (31/03–1/04 2015) 思華 · 華思 (UPDATE)

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Thinking Chinese conference

A ground-breaking two-day interdisciplinary conference on British Chinese history and representations of Chineseness in the UK, convened by UCL in partnership with Ming-Ai (London) Institute.

Administrating Art, History, and Science in the Mongol Empire: Rashid al-Din and Bolad Chengxiang

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A seminar presented by Vivienne Lo (UCL). Research collaboration: Wang Yidan 王一丹 (Peking University) and Persis Berlekamp (University of Chicago). Thursday 5 February, 5.30pm.

University of Westminster Contemporary China Centre Seminar

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong as a Political Community: Sense of Belonging and Personal Expressions. Speaker: Professor Pang Laikwan, Discussants: Dr Shao Jiang, Tim Zihong Yue. Tuesday 18 Nov. 5.30-7.30pm.

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