Western Medicine in China, 1800-1950,
International Research Conference Call For Papers
On June 22-23, 2013 Peking University Center for History of Medicine and IUPUI will host, in Beijing, a joint second international research conference “Western Medicine in China, 1800-1950,” in order to facilitate communication between scholars from China and abroad to share the results of their research, and to expand this field of scholarship.
The topics include (but are not only limited to) the following in relation to China:
1) the dissemination and development of Western medicine (biomedicine);
2) medical archives and research on the history of medical institutions;
3) Euro-American and Japanese influence on the development of Western medicine;
4) Chinese-Western medical philanthropy;
5) the history of diseases.
The conference will be in Chinese and English and will be hosted in Beijing at Peking University Health Science Center. The conference will select the best papers to edit as a volume for publication. There is no conference fee for participants, and food and lodging for some participants will be covered. Graduate students are particularly welcome to apply, the best graduate student proposal will be funded with international airfare, accommodation and food during the conference, and a small research stipend to aid research in China on the history of Western medicine. Please include a short research proposal describing the significance of your proposed research and the archives you plan to use in China.
Please submit an abstract of approximately 300 words (Chinese or English are both acceptable) and a brief CV to 陈琦 Chen Qi (email@example.com) before 20 February 2013.
Peking University Center for History of Medicine
When submitting abstracts, please include the following information:
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