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Scholarships to study Chinese in China – deadline 13 Feb, 9am

Visit the UCL Global blog for details of the Chinese Government Scholarship scheme.
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Yenching scholarship deadline 31 January 2017.

There's still time to apply for the fully funded 1-year interdisciplinary Master’s programme in China Studies at the Yenching Academy of Peking University. More...

Chinese film evening, 24/01/2017:  East Palace, West Palace 东宫西宫 (1996).

East Palace, West Palace aka Behind the Forbidden City, by controversial independent director Zhang Yuan 张元, was the first Chinese feature film to deal overtly with gay life in the PRC.
Time: Tuesday 24 January, 6.30pm
Place: IAS Seminar Room 11, First Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building
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Sense and Sensation Seminar: Sense and Sensuality in Ancient China

Thursday 19 January 2017, 4pm.
IAS Common Ground (Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building
).  Speaker: Vivienne Lo, UCL CCHH. More...

Chinese film evening, 17/01/2017:  Inner Senses (Yidu kongjian 异度空间), dir. Law Chi-leung (Luo Zhiliang) 罗志良, 2002.

A Hong Kong psychological horror movie starring Leslie Cheung (Zhang Guorong 张国荣), exploring themes of hallucination, clinical depression, psychological trauma and suicide.  More...

Chinese film evening, 10/01/2017:  Mother (Mama 妈妈), dir. Zhang Yuan 张元, 1990.

The film that inaugurated the 'Sixth Generation' of Chinese cinema. More...

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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Lecturers

The lecturers for the MA in China: Health and Humanity are all noted experts in their fields from UCL and beyond. Click on their names for more information about their work.

Dr Vivienne Bradwell is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the School of Law at SOAS.

Dr Joseph Calabrese is a Lecturer in Medical Anthropology and Anthropology of Religion at UCL. Trained in both anthropology and clinical psychology, he is especially interested in interdisciplinary studies.

Dr Michael Clark is Convenor of Medicine on Screen in the Centre for the Humanities and Health at King's College, London.

Benny Dembitzer is an international development economist and development consultant. He was a member of the team that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985.

Prof. Therese Hesketh is Director of Teaching and Learning for the Institute of Global Health at UCL. Her research focuses on population health in China. Her Chinese base is at Zhejiang University, where she has her own research team.

Prof. Jonathan Holmes is Professor of Physical Geography and Director of the multidisciplinary Environmental Change Research Centre (ECRC) at UCL.
He has worked extensively in China over the past decade, and is a visiting professor at Lanzhou University.

Dr Paul Kadetz is Chair of the Department of Public Health, Director of the Master in Public Health programme and Associate Professor of Public Health at Marshall University in the U.S. He is also a senior research fellow at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.

Dr Lars Laamann is a Lecturer in the History of China in the Department of History at SOAS. His research interests include medicine, drugs and healing.

Patrizia Liberati – BA (SOAS), MA (Chinese Central Academy of Drama) – Chinese Central Academy of Drama – is a film specialist and award-winning literary translator, well known for her translations of the novels of Nobel laureate Mo Yan 莫言. Her current research concerns Chinese Film Adaptations and the Body.

Prof. CJ Lim 林純正 is Professor of Architecture and Cultural Design, and Vice-Dean of International Development at the Bartlett, UCL. He is also the founding director of Studio 8 Architects, with recent eco-cities planning and architecture commissions from the Chinese and Korean Governments.

Dr Vivienne Lo 羅維前 is the Director of CCHH. She lectures in the History of Asian Medicine and Classical Chinese medicine at UCL. Her own research focuses on the social and cultural origins of acupuncture and therapeutic exercise and the transmission of knowledge along the so-called Silk Roads.

Prof. Hugh Montgomery is Chair of Intensive Care Medicine at UCL and Head of the  UCL Institute for Human Health and Performance. A true polymath, he is also an expert on climate change and its impact on human health. He founded Project Genie to  inform young people about climate change.

Dr Jackie Morris was until recently based in the UCL Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health. She is an expert on aging and care for the elderly.

Dr Aaron Parkhurst is a UCL Teaching Fellow in Medical Anthropology. His research focuses on the ways in which identity is constructed in the United Arab Emirates in the face of religion, rapid development, health systems, technology, and immigration.

Dr Wang Tao 汪涛, former Chair of the China Research Centre at SOAS, is now Pritzker Chair of Asian Art at the Art Institute of Chicago. He is an archaeologist and art historian.

Zhao Chenyue has substantial experience in health systems research and child wellbeing studies. He is currently pursuing PhD research at UCL in the psychosocial wellbeing of left-behind children in rural China, and the feasibility of an intervention program providing community care.

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