Global Perspective: Dialogues between West and East on History of Medicines

L0004700 Watercolour, Chinese doctor feeling the pulse of a patient. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images images@wellcome.ac.uk http://wellcomeimages.org A doctor taking the pulse of a woman patient, seated at a table. Her wrist is supported on a small red bolster. The doctor touches the pulse only with his finger-tips, without looking at the woman. Watercolour by Zhou Pei Qun, ca. 1890. Watercolour 1890 By: Pei Qun ZhouPublished: - Copyrighted work available under Creative Commons Attribution only licence CC BY 4.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Watercolour, Chinese doctor feeling the pulse of a patient, Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images

 

Organised by the International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization, Fudan with the Rethinking Sexology project, University of Exeter.

Date: 2nd – 3rd September 2016.

Location: International Center for Studies of Chinese Civilization, Fudan.

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Wood and glass pillow book, China.

Wood and glass mirror box with erotic images, 19th century, Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images

This workshop is divided in five main discussion topics:

     1, A Global Perspective: Rethinking of the medical history writing

     2, Disease and Health: Different Cognition between West and East

     3, Acupuncture in China ,America and Europe, the Past and Present.

     4, Use of the Same Drugs by Different Medical Traditions around the World

     5, Sexology, Gender and History of Medicine

Please see the Provisional Programme here.

For more details please contact the organizer Gao Xi, History Department, Fudan University: gaoxi@fudan.edu.cn 

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