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Chinese film – Sauna on the Moon (Chang’e 嫦娥), dir. Zou Peng 邹鹏, 2011

Time: Thursday 29 May 2014, 6.30–8.30pm. Place: Roberts G06, Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre. Part of the excellent UCL Festival of the Arts (27-30 May 2014). Register now on Eventbrite. More...

Published: Apr 14, 2014 10:42:42 PM

Twelve Scholars of the Bamboo Grove

To celebrate the end of lectures and UCL’s first UG course in Ancient and Medieval Chinese History, twelve talented students set out to emulate the Seven Scholars of the Bamboo Grove. Now read on...
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Published: Apr 11, 2014 11:33:19 AM

Imagining Chinese Medicine: Medical illustration from Han tombs to contemporary Comics.

The final lecture in the SOAS East Asia Art & Archaeology Research Seminar series will be given by Dr Vivienne Lo of UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity. She will present her work on Chinese medical illustrations.
Time: Friday, 21st March 2014, 3 pm.
Place: Room B111 (1st floor), Brunei Gallery, SOAS. All welcome.
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Published: Mar 14, 2014 7:28:32 PM

China and Freedom of Speech: new systems for the accountability of the press. An evening with John Kampfner

6th March 2014, panel discussion hosted by UCL’s China Centre for Health and Humanity and Centre for Transnational History and sponsored by UCL Grand Challenges (ii) and the UCL Institute for Human Rights.
Read all about it: Report by Dylan Brethour, PG History student. More...

Published: Mar 14, 2014 6:13:30 PM

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities workshop

In the context of the UCL initiative for the creation of a Chinese Medical Humanities, on the 22nd and 23rd of February the collaborate workshop (with Peking University [PKU] Institute of Medical Humanities and King's College London [KCL]) convened international experts to reflect on the use of film in teaching the Medical Humanities.  More...

Published: Mar 4, 2014 4:59:57 PM

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Chinese film – Sauna on the Moon (Chang’e 嫦娥), dir. Zou Peng 邹鹏, 2011

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Time: Thursday 29 May 2014, 6.30–8.30pm. Place: Roberts G06, Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre. Part of the excellent UCL Festival of the Arts (27-30 May 2014). Register now on Eventbrite.

Twelve Scholars of the Bamboo Grove

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To celebrate the end of lectures and UCL’s first UG course in Ancient and Medieval Chinese History, twelve talented students set out to emulate the Seven Scholars of the Bamboo Grove. Now read on...

Imagining Chinese Medicine: Medical illustration from Han tombs to contemporary Comics.

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The final lecture in the SOAS East Asia Art & Archaeology Research Seminar series will be given by Dr Vivienne Lo of UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity. She will present her work on Chinese medical illustrations.
Time: Friday, 21st March 2014, 3 pm.
Place: Room B111 (1st floor), Brunei Gallery, SOAS. All welcome.

China and Freedom of Speech: new systems for the accountability of the press. An evening with John Kampfner

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6th March 2014, panel discussion hosted by UCL’s China Centre for Health and Humanity and Centre for Transnational History and sponsored by UCL Grand Challenges (ii) and the UCL Institute for Human Rights.
Read all about it: Report by Dylan Brethour, PG History student.

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities workshop

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In the context of the UCL initiative for the creation of a Chinese Medical Humanities, on the 22nd and 23rd of February the collaborate workshop (with Peking University [PKU] Institute of Medical Humanities and King's College London [KCL]) convened international experts to reflect on the use of film in teaching the Medical Humanities. 

CCHH MA student achievement

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Sichuan CURA

Congratulations to CCHH MA student Flavia Cruciani on securing a two-month volunteer placement with Chinese environmental NGO CURA (Chengdu Urban Rivers Association 成都城市河流研究会).

Film and the Chinese Medical Humanities

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Workshop
22–23 February 2013

In the context of the UCL initiative for the creation of a Chinese Medical Humanities, UCL’s China Centre for Health and Humanity is running a collaborative workshop with Peking University (PKU) Institute of Medical Humanities and King's College London (KCL) to develop approaches to the use of film in teaching. The workshop is funded by the Wellcome Trust.

There are a limited number of places available at this workshop for UCL staff and graduate students.

CCHH film – Mother (Mama 妈妈), dir. Zhang Yuan 张元, 1990.

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Mama

Time: Tuesday 28th January 2014, 7pm. Place: Room 107, 25 Gordon Square.
The film that inaugurated the 'Sixth Generation' of Chinese cinema.

History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar: Prof. Volker Scheid

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‘Symptoms, Patterns, Constellations: Divergent Genealogies of the Emergent Interface Between Systems Biology and Chinese Medicine’.
21 January 2014, 6pm for 6.15. Wellcome Trust, Gibbs Building, 215 Euston Road, NW1 2BE (map).

Chinese film evening, Dragon (Wuxia 武俠, 2011), dir. Peter Chan 陈可辛.

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Dragon

Our final Chinese film of the term is an unconventional martial arts drama.
Time: Tuesday 10th December, 7pm. Place: Room 107, 25 Gordon Square.
Free tickets available from: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/9720609605

CCHH alumni news

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Minzu University

Double congratulations to CCHH MA alumna You Min, who has just embarked on a PhD degree in Chinese Language Globalization Studies at Minzu University of China 中央民族大学 after being awarded a fully funded UCL Chinese Government Scholarship.

Performance and [dis]ability

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Monday October 7, 5pm, Galton Lecture Theatre. Please join UCL Comparative Literature for a talk by Haiping Yan 颜海平(Shanghai Jiaotong University) on '"My Dream": an Intermedial Turn in Urban Aesthetics and Chinese Cosmopolitanism'.

CCHH film evenings

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Full circle group

resume on Tuesday 12th November 2013, 7pm – then every Tuesday during term-time. See programme here. Venue: Room 107, 25 Gordon Square unless otherwise stated.

CCHH OPEN DAY

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Thursday, 20 June 2013 from 11:30 to 14:00 · Wilkins Garden Room (Bernard Katz Building).
Find out more about the unique UCL MA in Chinese Health and Humanity.

Spices and medicine: From Historical Obsession to Research of the Future

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Friday 24th May 2013, 9:30am – 5:00pm, Maplethorpe Lecture Theatre, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, WC1N 1AX.
A one-day international conference.

Martial arts film: The Sword Identity

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The Sword Identity

Tuesday 14th May, 6.30pm,  Lecture Theatre 1.03, Malet Place Engineering Building.
Part of the UCL Festival of the Arts

China in Latin America

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21st  May 2013, 10am-5pm, Room 103, Institute of the Americas, 51 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PQ.
A one-day international conference.

The Benevolent Dragon? An analysis of China's health diplomacy to Africa (1964 – the present)

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Wednesday 13 March 2013, 5.30–6.30pm, Bentham SB01 Seminar Room 3.
Transnational history lecture and seminar with Dr Paul Kadetz, Global Health, Arizona School of Health Sciences.

Pharmacology in China

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Thursday 28 February 2013, 9–11am, Wilkins Garden Room.

Lecture by Dr Vivienne Lo on pharmacology in early China, followed by a session on the use of history in the construction of clinical trials into traditional medicine, with a case study presented by Dr Lo and Penelope Barrett (CCHH) together with Andrew Flower of the University of Southampton.

Chinese New Year celebrations 2013

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Snake

Celebrate the Year of the Snake with us on Tuesday February 12 from 3pm onwards in Wilkins Lower Refectory, UCL.

Festival of Chinese Film and the Body, Film 4

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Tuesday, 12th February 2013, 7pm, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre.

Daoist and Other Visualisations in Practice

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2nd Nov 2012, 8am–1pm, at UCL
Officiant: Prof. Catherine Despeux (INALCO, Paris)
An international seminar with text readings and practical demonstrations.

Festival of Chinese Film and the Body

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Running up to Chinese New Year 2013, the UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity will be showing four recent Chinese films related to the UCL Grand Challenges themes: 
Global Health, Intercultural Interaction, Sustainable Cities and Human Wellbeing.

Perfect Bodies

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Perfect Bodies

Out now: Perfect Bodies: Sports, Medicine and Immortality Ancient and Modern, edited with an introductory essay by CCHH Director Vivienne Lo (London: British Museum Research Publications, 2012).

Potent Substances: On the Boundaries of Food and Medicine

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Lectures from the Potent Substances Conference (13-15 September 2010), convened by Dr Vivienne Lo and Professor Tilli Tansey. are now on YouTube.

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