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Chinese film evening, 29/11: Woman Demon Human 人鬼情

Based on the life and career of Pei Yanling 裴艳玲 – a famous female performer of male roles in Hebei opera –  Huang Shuqin's 黄蜀芹 extraordinary Woman Demon Human (Ren gui qing 人鬼情, 1987) has been acclaimed as China's first feminist film. More...

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities: ten workshops

Tuesday evenings (6.30pm) during term-time, 15 November 2016 to 7 February 2017, IAS Seminar Room 11, First Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building

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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 (IAS) 'Common Ground', Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, UCL.
Convened and curated by Vivienne Lo, UCL CCHH.
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PKU scholarship information event

Wednesday 2 November, 5pm, Darwin Building B15. Find out about the unique fully funded 1-year interdisciplinary Master’s programme in China Studies at Peking University from 2015–2016 Yenching Scholar (and UCL History graduate) James Ashcroft, and Yenching Academy Associate Dean Professor John L. Holden.
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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.
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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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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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Chinese film evening, 29/11: Woman Demon Human 人鬼情

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Ren gui qing

Based on the life and career of Pei Yanling 裴艳玲 – a famous female performer of male roles in Hebei opera –  Huang Shuqin's 黄蜀芹 extraordinary Woman Demon Human (Ren gui qing 人鬼情, 1987) has been acclaimed as China's first feminist film.

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities: ten workshops

Publication date:

Zui ai 1

Tuesday evenings (6.30pm) during term-time, 15 November 2016 to 7 February 2017, IAS Seminar Room 11, First Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building

PKU-UCL Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities

Publication date:

Daoyintu

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

PKU scholarship information event

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Wednesday 2 November, 5pm, Darwin Building B15. Find out about the unique fully funded 1-year interdisciplinary Master’s programme in China Studies at Peking University from 2015–2016 Yenching Scholar (and UCL History graduate) James Ashcroft, and Yenching Academy Associate Dean Professor John L. Holden.

Exhibition + Lecture + Student workshop

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Li Wei RCA

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

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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.

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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Factory Boss barbies

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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Isabella Bird photographer

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

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