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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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YiMovi website – live now!

Our new website YiMovi/医学仁康: Chinese film and the cross-cultural Medical Humanities – is live now at yimovi.com. More...

China's first Medical Humanities summit

On December 23rd 2017, China’s First Medical Humanities summit was held at Peking University, hosted by PKU’s Institute for Medical Humanities, partner department of UCL CCHH.
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Research

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.

伦敦大学学院中国仁康中心大力支持关于中国健康课题在一系列广泛的社会,文化和历史背景下的研究与教学。具体研究方向包括中国医药知识(如针灸)的起源,传播,全球推广和其在当代的功效与运用。

Artemisia

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.

几百年来青蒿在中国一直是治疗“疟”的草本药物;经现代方法加工,其已成为全球预防及治疗疟疾的特效药.

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. 

在中国古代, “导引”是一项增强体质,治疗顽疾的康复运动.道家亦认为其是成仙的一种途径.

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