Monday 23 June, 2–3.30pm, Room 105, 24 Gordon Square, UCL
The debate will bring together established academics and UCL graduate students to explore contemporary Taiwan-China relations in the light of the recent Sunflower protest movement (太阳花学运).
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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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