For the EAST medicine seminar series on "Circulation and prescriptions of medicines: world regions connected and compared" see this link. Venue: C.104, University of Westminster Cavendish Campus, 115 New Cavendish St, London W1W 6UW Time: Mondays 4-6 pm (October 2012 to March 2013) Lectures 1 October: Professor Ayo Wahlberg, Nationalising herbal medicine - on how herbal… Continue reading Event Series: Circulation and Prescriptions of Medicines
Now up on Dissertation Reviews: a review of Gāruḍa Medicine: A History of Snakebite and Religious Healing in South Asia, by Michael James Slouber. You can find it here. For other Dissertation Reviews of special interest to the history of sci/med/tech in Asia, see here.
BICC Workshop: Humans and Animals in Asian history, society, thought Manchester, January 24-26 January, 2013, Manchester While rice dominates the modern view of Asia, animals have always played a crucial in Chinese and Japanese society, history and thought. This workshop attempts to shift the perspective and discuss Asian notions of animals in their understanding and… Continue reading Call for Papers: Humans and Animals in Asian History, Society, Thought
[Originally posted on H-Sci-Med-Tech] Dear All, We are seeking several additional participants for a two-part symposium on ‘Putting Chinese natural knowledge to work in the long eighteenth century’ at the 24th ICHSTM in Manchester, July 2013 (http://ichstm2013.com/). The details of the symposium and speakers already signed are available below. If you are interested in participating in this… Continue reading Call for Participants: Symposium on “Putting Chinese Natural Knowledge to Work in the Long 18th Century”
(Reposted from H-ASIA) Call for Papers An NSF Supported Workshop STS Forum on the 2011 Fukushima / East Japan Disaster Building a Transnational Research Agenda and Strategy for Engagement through a Social Scientific Understanding of Disasters and the Disaster Sciences INAUGURAL MEETING University of California Berkeley 12-14 May 2013 This serves as the call for… Continue reading Call for Papers: STS Forum on the 2011 Fukushima / East Japan Disaster
Here is a list of useful web resources for teaching with the history of science, medicine, and technology in Asia. We will update this list regularly with new content, so make sure to check back! Please add links that we've missed in the Comments and we'll incorporate them into the list. Thanks! 1. General: - … Continue reading Teaching Resources: Web Links and Podcasts
The Trustees of the Needham Research Institute, Cambridge (www.nri.org.uk) invite applications for a research fellowship, open to those intending to carry out research in original source materials relating to any topic within the broad field of the history of science, technology and medicine in China without limitation of historical period. Applicants will be expected to… Continue reading ISF/NRI POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP