Archive | November, 2012

Event Series: Circulation and Prescriptions of Medicines

November 30, 2012

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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 […]

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Dissertation Review: Snakebite and Religious Healing in South Asia

November 27, 2012

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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.

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Call for Papers: Humans and Animals in Asian History, Society, Thought

November 20, 2012

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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 […]

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Call for Participants: Symposium on “Putting Chinese Natural Knowledge to Work in the Long 18th Century”

November 20, 2012

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[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 […]

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Call for Papers: STS Forum on the 2011 Fukushima / East Japan Disaster

November 14, 2012

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(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 […]

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Teaching Resources: Web Links and Podcasts

November 13, 2012

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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: –       […]

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ISF/NRI POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

November 13, 2012

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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 […]

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Resource: New Books Network Podcasts on Sci/Med/Tech in Asia

November 8, 2012

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New Books in East Asian Studies and New Books in Science, Technology, and Society publish podcasts of interviews with the authors of new books, many of which are of interest to the history and social study of science, medicine, and technology in Asia. We’ll try to post regular updates to this list, but for the […]

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Dissertation Review: Western Medicine in Colonial Malaya

November 6, 2012

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Now up on Dissertation Reviews: A review of Malay Responses to the Promotion of Western Medicine, with Particular Reference to Women and Child Healthcare in the Federated Malay States, 1920-1939, by Wan Faizah Wan Yusoff. You can find it here.

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Teaching Resources: Syllabi

November 5, 2012

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The following syllabi represent courses devoted to science, medicine, and technology in Asia, as well as courses that incorporate these themes in an important way. New submissions will be added as they come in, so check back for updates! We only post a syllabus if it has been (a) submitted by the author, or (b) […]

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