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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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Calls for Panelists:Joint Panel at MESA and “Visualizing the Heavens” for ICHSEA

July 29, 2014

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In order to continue a recent conversation and develop thoughts on the study of knowledge in Eurasia and Africa, Dagmar Schäfer, Sonja Brentjes, and Miri Shefer would like to initiate a series of discussions which the two panels below are part of. Please contact the panel organizers if you are interested. 1. Joint panel at […]

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Animals in Asia

February 3, 2013

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Following the workshop Animals in Asian Society, History and Thought (Manchester 24-26 2013), FHSAsia has begun this post to facilitate the building of a resource list on the topic of animals in Asia. Do you have a resource to share? Please share the citation or link with brief annotation (a sentence or key words) here […]

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Resource: Recently Published Dissertation by Mitch Aso on Vietnam

December 8, 2012

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“Forests without Birds: Science, Environment, and Health in French Colonial Vietnam,” the dissertation (University of Wisconsin – Madison, 2012) by Mitch Aso on plantation agriculture, medicine, and environment in Vietnam, has recently been published and is now available through Proquest.

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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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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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Dissertation Reviews of special interest to the FHSAsia

November 3, 2012

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The Dissertation Reviews website has a good deal of content that is of special 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 time being the following are particularly notable (and please feel welcome to post any that we’ve missed in […]

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