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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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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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