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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

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 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 Convenor and Assistant Professor of Global Public Health at Leiden University College, The Hague. He is also on the faculty of the Global Health programme of the Arizona School of Health Sciences. His interests span public health, traditional medicines and development studies.

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 (Peking University) 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 Wang Tao 汪涛, former Chair of the China Research Centre at SOAS, is now Head of the Chinese Works of Art department at Sotheby's, New York. He is an archaeologist and art historian.

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