Announcements, Events, Research

FHSAsia 2015 Essay Prize Submissions

FHSAsia 2015 Essay Prize (Deadline: July 1st, 2015) The Forum for History of Science in Asia is now open for nominations or self nominations for the 2015 Essay Prize. The prize will be given to an engaging essay that shows the most potential to contribute to the field of history of science technology and medicine… Continue reading FHSAsia 2015 Essay Prize Submissions

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Events, Teaching

Teaching “Disaster” in the Classroom: A Workshop with Teach 3.11

Teaching “Disaster” in the Classroom: A Workshop with Teach 3.11 Date: 22 March 2013 Time: 2:00 – 3:30pm Workshop leader: Lisa Onaga (Nanyang Technological University) Deadline for submitting materials: 15 March 2013 Venue: Research Division Seminar Room (AS7-06-42), Level 6, The Shaw Foundation Building, National University of Singapore To register, please email fasvksg@nus.edu.sg The somber… Continue reading Teaching “Disaster” in the Classroom: A Workshop with Teach 3.11

Announcements, Events

Event and Resource:

Members of FHSAsia whose work relates to environmental history may be interested to know about the Association for East Asian Environmental History (AEAEH). Formed in 2009, AEAEH welcomes scholars from across the disciplines who are “doing research on East Asian environmental issues with historical perspectives.” The association's membership, which currently stands at just under 300,… Continue reading Event and Resource:

Announcements, Events

Two Upcoming Events of Interest

Two upcoming events may be of interest to scholars of science, medicine, and technology in Asia: 1. The 2013 Society for French Historical Studies annual meeting has the theme this year of “Nature and Technology in French History.”  It will be held on April 4-7, 2013 in Cambridge, MA, by Harvard and MIT. There will… Continue reading Two Upcoming Events of Interest

Events

Event Series: Circulation and Prescriptions of Medicines

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

Announcements, Events

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

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

Announcements, Events

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

[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”