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Thinking Chinese 思華 . 華思

Conference and exhibition, jointly convened by UCL China Centre for Health and Humanity and Ming-Ai (London) Institute in Spring 2015. Podcasts and documents now online!

Isabella Bird (1831–1904): Photographic travels in China

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...

Medical Humanities in China – conference

An international interdisciplinary conference at Peking University Institute for Medical Humanities, 15-17th October, 2015, jointly convened by UCL and PKU

A unique opportunity to learn Chinese Sign Language at UCL!

学中国手语!Short intensive introductory immersion course spread over 6 days, 13–24 July More...

Hot and Numb! 2000 years of Sichuan pepper

Saturday 13th June, 12.00 midday, The Spice Exchange, Kew Gardens. As part of the Kew Full of Spice Festival 2015, Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will give a presentation on the history of Sichuan pepper, its medical and culinary uses. More...

Film and Discussion: When China Met Africa

Wednesday 20 May, 6.30pm, Roberts 106, UCL. FREE – part of UCL Festival of the Arts 2015. Book via Eventbrite.

Lady Precious Stream

A symposium on S. I. Hsiung's 1934 play, and the obstacles to and opportunities for East Asian voices in UK theatre and literature. Monday 18 May, 6.30–8pm, Anatomy JZ Young LT.

Call for Chinese-speaking choral singers!

London Chinese Philharmonic Choir 伦敦华人爱乐合唱团 (LCPC) is looking for additional singers to perform the Yellow River Cantata 黄河大合唱 in September/October 2015. More...

HISTGC01 Core Course Timetable and Lecturers

Course Convenor: Vivienne Lo

Room G03, 23 Gordon Square         tel. 020 7679 3605
Office hours: Wednesday 10–11am

Acting Course Convenor 2015-16: Michael Clark (King's College London)
Office hours: tba

HISTGC01, An Interdisciplinary Approach to China: Health and Humanity (2014)

Tuesdays 24pm, various venues


Lecturer Title Location
Week 1
Tues 30 Sept
Vivienne Lo Orientation: History of Medicine in China
Room G09, 1618 Gordon Square
Week 2
Tues 7 Oct
Benny Dembitzer
Sleepwalking into Global Famine Room G09, 1618 Gordon Square
Week 3
Tues 14 Oct
Aaron Parkhurst Anthropology and Health  Room 128, 14 Taviton St (Anthropology building)
Week 4
Tues 21 Oct
Jonathan Holmes Climate and Society over Recent Millennia
Room B1.06, Cruciform building
Week 5
Tues 28 Oct
CJ Lim
Sustainable Cities Room 128, 14 Taviton St (Anthropology building)
3–7 Nov Reading Week    
Week 6
Tues 11 Nov
Hugh Montgomery Climate Change Room 128, 14 Taviton St (Anthropology building)
Week 7
Tues 18 Nov
Vivienne Bradwell Emerging Issues in Law and Health Room 128, 14 Taviton St (Anthropology building)
Week 8
Tues 25 Nov
Jackie Morris Understanding Frailty Room 113, Foster Court
Week 9
Tues 2 Dec
Therese Hesketh Population Health Room 128, 14 Taviton St (Anthropology building)
Week 10
Tues 9 Dec
Therese Hesketh Health Systems Room 128, 14 Taviton St (Anthropology building)

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