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Chinese Visual Festival 2019

The unmissable Chinese Visual Festival is coming to KCL and BFI Southbank from Thursday 2nd to Thursday 9th May 2019. More...

Faces of Hong Kong: New Short Documentary Films

Curated by Tammy Cheung (張虹). Presented by Prof. Chris Berry (KCL Film Studies) in association with Visible Record (Hong Kong)
Time: 6.30 pm, Wednesday 20 March
Place: Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS
The event is free and open to all, but registration via eventbrite is essential. More...

Call for papers: Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective

Interdisciplinary workshop jointly convened by Oxford Brookes University and Peking University HSBC Business School UK Campus, Friday 14th June 2019. https://www.brookes.ac.uk/hss/events/healthcare-in-china---a-medical-humanities-perspective/ More...

Body Mirrors: transcultural reflections on an Edo medical puppet

An international, interdisciplinary workshop led by Shan JIANG 姜姗 (Peking University; UCL IAS), in conversation with Vivienne Lo (UCL History), Man GU 顾漫 (China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences; NRI), Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths) and Isabelle Lawrence (Science Museum).
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Acu-Moxa and Qi 氣: a UCL IAS Talking Points seminar

with IAS visiting research fellow Dr Shan Jiang 姜姗, and respondents Dr Vivienne Lo and Dr Nancy Holroyde-Downing.
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Chinese New Year Festivities

Celebrate the New Year of the Pig with CCHH in the Refectory (UCL Wilkins Building, Lower Ground) on Monday 4 February 2019, from 6pm onwards. More...

Chinese Food Philosophy: A Recipe for Life

Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH), Bee Wilson and Ching-He Huang in conversation with Donald Sloan.
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Madness in Paris, Paris in Madness: The City, Emotions and the Insane at the Dawn of Mass Society

A History of Psychological Disciplines Seminar with Professor Jean-Jacques Courtine (University of Auckland, NZ / QMUL.
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CCHH News & Events

Chinese Visual Festival 2019

Publication date:

The unmissable Chinese Visual Festival is coming to KCL and BFI Southbank from Thursday 2nd to Thursday 9th May 2019.

Faces of Hong Kong: New Short Documentary Films

Publication date:

Curated by Tammy Cheung (張虹). Presented by Prof. Chris Berry (KCL Film Studies) in association with Visible Record (Hong Kong)
Time: 6.30 pm, Wednesday 20 March
Place: Nash Lecture Theatre (K2.31), King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS
The event is free and open to all, but registration via eventbrite is essential.

Call for papers: Healthcare in China, a medical-humanities perspective

Publication date:

Healthcare in China workshop

Interdisciplinary workshop jointly convened by Oxford Brookes University and Peking University HSBC Business School UK Campus, Friday 14th June 2019. https://www.brookes.ac.uk/hss/events/healthcare-in-china---a-medical-humanities-perspective/

Body Mirrors: transcultural reflections on an Edo medical puppet

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Edo medical figurine

An international, interdisciplinary workshop led by Shan JIANG 姜姗 (Peking University; UCL IAS), in conversation with Vivienne Lo (UCL History), Man GU 顾漫 (China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences; NRI), Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim (Goldsmiths) and Isabelle Lawrence (Science Museum).

Acu-Moxa and Qi 氣: a UCL IAS Talking Points seminar

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Jiang Shan book

with IAS visiting research fellow Dr Shan Jiang 姜姗, and respondents Dr Vivienne Lo and Dr Nancy Holroyde-Downing.

Chinese New Year Festivities

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New Year 2019

Celebrate the New Year of the Pig with CCHH in the Refectory (UCL Wilkins Building, Lower Ground) on Monday 4 February 2019, from 6pm onwards.

Chinese Food Philosophy: A Recipe for Life

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Chinese Food Philosophy

Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH), Bee Wilson and Ching-He Huang in conversation with Donald Sloan.

Madness in Paris, Paris in Madness: The City, Emotions and the Insane at the Dawn of Mass Society

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A History of Psychological Disciplines Seminar with Professor Jean-Jacques Courtine (University of Auckland, NZ / QMUL.

Movement Matters: Dance, Kinaesthesia and the Avant-Garde

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A workshop-performance event to mark the paperback edition of Irina Sirotkina and Roger Smith, The Sixth Sense of the Avant-Garde: Dance, Kinaesthesia and the Arts in Revolutionary Russia (Bloomsbury, December 2018).

Longing For Rain: Spectral lovers and the new urban spaces of middle-class Beijing

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Yang Lina pic

A UCL Health Humanities seminar with Vivienne Lo and Nashuyuan Wang.

The Cholera Pandemic,Transnational Politics, and the Cold War in Southeast Asia and China, 1960-1965

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An IAS Talking Point seminar with Visiting Research Fellow Dr Fang Xiaoping 方小平 and responses from Dr Vivienne Lo  and Dr Andrew Wear.

Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture 2018

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Vivienne Lo (UCL CCHH) will be giving the 2nd Ma Kanwen Memorial Lecture at the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge on Friday 25 May, 4pm.

Imagining Chinese Medicine

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(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

MA Dissertation Conference 2018: Transnational Studies and Chinese Health & Humanity

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MA CHH TNS programme 2018

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!

Chinese Visual Festival 2018

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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.

China’s visual cultures and the Medical and Health Humanities: launch event

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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

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS, CERA-UK Annual Conference 2018

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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.

PKU-UCL inter-university module in the Cross-Cultural Health Humanities

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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.

YiMovi website – live now!

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Sauna on the Moon

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

China's first Medical Humanities summit

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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.

UCL-PKU dual degree officially launched

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PKU campus

In November 2017 Peking University (PKU) and UCL formally agreed a Dual Degree programme (five-year integrated Master's degree) in the Medical Humanities.

Order/Disorder: The artist-researcher as connector-disrupter-running messenger?

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Artist-Disrupter

A UCL IAS Talking Point with Dr Kai Syng Tan, artist and UCL IAS Visiting Research Fellow.
Time: 5 December 2017, 6–8pm
Place: IAS Common Ground
Admission by free ticket from Eventbrite

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities: Ten workshops

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Zui ai 1

Tuesday evenings (6.00pm) during term-time, 14 November 2017 to 6 February 2018, Room 215, Foster Court.

2017 Chinese Art Film Festival London Showcase

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CAFF Chinese Art Film Festival landscape

Modernisation and the Persistence of Traditional Values in China.
Co-organised by Shanghai Art Film Federation and SOAS China Institute. Tues–Fri during Reading Week, 7–10 October. Admission free – no registration required unless otherwise stated.

History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar

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Ox bezoar BCGM

The uses of ox-bezoar in pre-modern Japan in ritual and medical practices.
Speaker: Dr Benedetta Lomi (University of Bristol).
Time: Tuesday 24 October 2017, 6.15pm (doors open 6pm).
Place: Wellcome Library, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE.
Everyone is welcome.

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