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New Chinese Film + Director's Q&A

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.
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Di Lu Wins IASTAM Junior Scholar Essay Prize

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'.
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International postgraduate summer school

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

History of Pre-Modern Medicine Seminar: Professor Elisabeth Hsu

‘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).
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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...

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

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. More...

Medical Humanities in China – conference

An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015, jointly convened by UCL and PKU
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A unique opportunity to learn Chinese Sign Language at UCL!

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

CCHH MA student achievement

25 February 2014

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).

CURA is a Sichuan-based not-for-profit NGO, 'working to save the world by saving the water since 2003'. Its main activities are research into sustainable water, public capacity building, training, and awareness raising. Over the past decade, CURA has been involved in influencing and implementing policy reforms, building international cooperation, and developing novel and sustainable solutions for rural development through green energy implementation along with water and waste management, as well as promoting community-supported agriculture, organic agriculture and organic food.

Sichuan CURA


As part of her main dissertation research, Flavia will be conducting fieldwork on CURA's projects along the Yangtze river.

More CCHH student and alumni news coming soon...

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