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Exhibition + Lecture + Student workshop

by multi-award-winning Chinese fashion designer and textile artist Prof. Li Wei 李薇, Royal College of Art (RCA) (Kensington campus), 10–16 October 2016.

PKU-UCL Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities

Conference/workshop: Self-Care in a Digital World [UPDATED]
7–9 November 2016, UCL Institute of Advanced Studies, Common Ground, Ground Floor, South Wing, Wilkins Building, UCL.
Convened and curated by Vivienne Lo, UCL CCHH.

Frontiers in Digital Health seminar

The Design of Personal Health Technologies for Mental Disorder, 28 September 2016, 3–4.00pm, Room 405, 66-72 Gower Street. Speaker: Prof. Jakob E. Bardram, Technical University of Denmark.

Chinese Film and the Medical Humanities: ten workshops

Tuesday evenings during term-time, 5 November 2016 to 7 February 2017


Cross-Cultural Medical Humanities in a Digital World

We are delighted to announce the success of the recent UCL CCHH application for a Wellcome Trust Seed Award (PI: Vivienne Lo).

Chinoiseries – Art and Fashion

Panel seminar organised by Phoenix TV Art. 20 June 2016, 6.30 pm, Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Dyson Building, Royal College of Art, 1 Hester Road, Battersea, SW11 4AN.

MA Chinese Health & Humanity Dissertation Conference 2016

Wednesday 25 May, 2.15–5pm, Room 102, 23 Gordon Square.
Please come along to support our students and find out about their fascinating research! More...

Thinking Chinese 思華 . 華思

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


Forbidden City, Beijing



  • The Lecturers for the MA in China: Health and Humanity are all highly regarded experts in their fields. Read more about them here.

Research students

  • David Dear
    Self-cultivation and the formation of identity in Early Modern China
  • Nancy Holroyde-Downing
    Mysteries of the Tongue: the Invention of a Diagnostic Tradition in Chinese Medicine
  • Dolly Yang 楊德秀
    An exploration of the significance of the Daoyin [therapeutic, 'leading and guiding'] exercises in Zhubing Yuanhou Lun 諸病源候論
  • Takaki Nishiyama
    The International Leviathan: The British Imperial Institution and the East Asian Ab-intra States System, 1842-1943
  • Di Lu 蘆笛
    The construction of knowledge of fungi in Chinese medicine

Visiting scholars

  • Lijuan Hu 扈李娟, Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in Hangzhou China (also an Honorary Research Associate of UCL)
  • Yan Liu 刘焱, Harvard University
  • Dr Becky Chou 周珮琪, China Medical University, Taiwan

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