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FHSAsia 2015 Essay Prize Submissions

April 12, 2015

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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 […]

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

February 20, 2013

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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 […]

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Event and Resource:

December 8, 2012

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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, […]

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Two Upcoming Events of Interest

December 8, 2012

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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 […]

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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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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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Beyond Integration: Reflections on Asian Medicines in the 21st Century

November 4, 2012

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The International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine will hold its next meeting from 09-13 September 2013 in South Korea. You can find all of the details, including how to register, here.

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