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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.

YiMovi website – live now!

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

UCL-PKU dual degree officially launched

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?

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

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

2017 Chinese Art Film Festival London Showcase

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. More...

History of Pre-Modern Medicine seminar

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.

Medical Texts in Translation

16 May 2011

We have gathered together speakers who are working on translations of material that has not been available in translation in the past.

They will introduce and read the text in translation, followed by their analysis and a general discussion.

We hope to attract participants who will be able to contribute to the discussion. For further details (or if you are interested in hosting a session) please call or email Vivienne Lo: or telephone: 020 7679 8113.

7 June 2011

4.00–5.30pm Medical Texts In Translation
Preface to the Classic of Plain Girl (Su nü jing xu) from Ye Dehui's ‘Shadow of the Double Plum Tree Collection’ [Shuang mei jing an cong shu, 1903]
Dr Leon Rocha,
 University of Cambridge

28 June 2011

 4.00–5.30pm Medical Texts In Translation
Twice-born or thrice-born?  The Matriculation of a Medical Student in Ancient India**
Dr Dominik Wujastyk,
 University of Vienna

**The location for this particular session is yet to be confirmed.

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