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The Cholera Pandemic,Transnational Politics, and the Cold War in Southeast Asia and China, 1960-1965

An IAS Talking Point seminar with Visiting Research Fellow Dr Fang Xiaoping 方小平 and responses from Dr Vivienne Lo  and Dr Andrew Wear.
Time: Wed 20 June 2018, 6–8pm
Place: IAS Common Ground (ground floor, south wing, Wilkins building)
Registration via Eventbrite.
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Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture 2018

Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will be giving the 2nd Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge on Friday 25 May, 4pm. More...

Imagining Chinese Medicine

(edited volume, Vivienne Lo & Penelope Barrett, Brill, 2018) has now been published in Open Access. You can browse or download it at:
http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/books/9789004366183
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MA Dissertation Conference 2018: Transnational Studies and Chinese Health & Humanity

Wednesday 23 May, 09.00–13.00, Room 101, 16–18 Gordon Square.
Please come along to support our wonderful students and find out about the breathtaking range of their research! More...

Chinese Visual Festival 2018

Don't miss the 2018 edition of the excellent Chinese Visual Festival – on at KCL and BFI Southbank from 3rd to 6th May before transferring to Edinburgh Filmhouse for 11th–14th May.
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China’s visual cultures and the Medical and Health Humanities: launch event

Monday 21 May 2018, 6-9pm, IAS Common Ground, South Wing, Wilkins Building. Admission by free ticket:
https://cchh-book-website-launch.eventbrite.co.uk
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS, CERA-UK Annual Conference 2018

Chinese Education in Global Contexts: Researching the Local, the Global and the ‘Glocal’, 14–15 June 2018, UCL Institute of Education (IoE). Deadline for abstract submission: 15th April 2018. More...

PKU-UCL inter-university module in the Cross-Cultural Health Humanities

An inter-university module in the Cross Cultural Medical/Health Humanities, taught by historians, philosophers and global health specialists from PKU and UCL, will run this week at the Yenching Academy of Peking University.
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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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