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'.
What Makes us Human? Philosophical and Religious Perspectives in China and the West, Central European University, Budapest, July 4–15 2016. More...
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...
The UCL China Centre for Health and Humanities is committed to a wide range of research into and teaching of Chinese health as it is embedded in specific social, cultural and historical contexts. This includes work on the origins and spread of acupuncture and Chinese medical knowledge and practice around the world, its appropriate and effective use in our time.
Artemisia annua has been used for centuries in China for treating intermittent fever; in modern times it is mass produced for the prevention and treatment of malaria.
Daoyin is an ancient Chinese therapeutic exercise for strengthening the body, and treating illness; in a religious context, it has been used in immortality practices.
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