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Call for Papers: Workshop – Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s

CALL FOR PAPERS – EARLY CAREER SCHOLAR WORKSHOP “Reproductive Labor and Gynocentric Technologies in East Asia, 1800s-2000s” ORGANIZERS: Jacob Eyferth (Chicago), Suzanne Gottschang (Smith), Gonçalo Santos (HKU) Date: October 12-14, 2018 Venue: Smith College INTRODUCTION TO GYNOCENTRIC TECHNOLOGY WORKING GROUP The … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources

C. Pierce Salguero (ed.), Buddhism & Medicine: An Anthology of Premodern Sources (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017). From its earliest days, Buddhism has been closely intertwined with medicine. Buddhism and Medicine is a singular collection showcas- ing the generative relationship and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Intersections of Colonialism and Medicine in East Asia at the University of Pittsburgh

The Intersections of Colonialism and Medicine in East Asia March 9-10, 2018 at the University of Pittsburgh Sponsors: Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, National Shimane University, Peking University, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica This conference intends to investigate … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Science, Technology and Medicine in the Modern Japanese Empire

David G. Wittner and Philip C. Brown, eds., Science, Technology, and Medicine in the Modern Japanese Empire (Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia) has just been released by Routledge Press. Science, technology, and medicine all contributed to the emerging modern … Continue reading

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Resource: くすりのしおり (Drug Information Sheet)

Winter is the time for colds and flus, and nobody is immune. Many foreigners dread getting sick overseas, especially when they aren’t sure how the Japanese health system works or just what kind of medicine they’re being prescribed. During my … Continue reading

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Workshop: Comparative perspectives on body materiality and structure in the history of Sinitic and East Asian medicines

Workshop announcement: “Comparative perspectives on body materiality and structure in the history of Sinitic and East Asian medicines”, October 2-4 2015,  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Co-sponsored by The Wellcome Trust/”Beyond Tradition” Project at EASTmedicine, University of Westminster, London; the … Continue reading

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Job Opening: Administrative Associate, Stanford University [part time]

Institution: Stanford University Location: Stanford, CA Posted: 01/29/2015 Type: Part-Time/Adjunct Primary Location: School of Medicine Education: BAS/BS degree preferred Description: The Institute of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (ISCBRM) is seeking an Administrative Associate at 50% FTE (part time) … Continue reading

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