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History of Medicine in East Asia -- Workshop at Todai Komaba 15-16 July

We will have a workshop on history of medicine in East Asia on 15-16 July at Todai Komaba.  Seven scholars will give papers on the history of medicine, disease, and the body in East Asia in the early modern and modern periods.  Everybody is welcome! 

 

Workshop on History of Medicine in East Asia 

 

Dates       15-16 July 2016

Place        Collaboration Room 3, Building 18, Komaba Campus, University of Tokyo

 

15 July (Friday)

 

13.45- 14.00         Opening Remark  Akihito Suzuki

 

14.00-15.00         

Evan Young (Dickinson College)

Recentering the Quotidian: Healing Practices in Early Modern Japanese Diaries

 

15.00-16.00         

Waka Hirokawa (Senshu University)

The Executioner’s Medicine: The Traffic of Body Parts in the City of Edo

                                

16.00-   17.00      

Akihito Suzuki (Keio University)

Voices of Madness: Case Histories and Literary Works on Mental Illness in Modern Japan

 

Conference Dinner

 

16 July (Saturday)

 

9.30- 10.00            Morning Coffee

 

10.00-11.00          

Keiko Daidoji (Keio University)

The Formation of Constitutional (Taishitsu) Medicine in Early Twentieth- Century Japan: The Debate on the Susceptibility to Tuberculosis

 

11.00-12.00          

Hilary Smith (University of Denver)

Hunger as a Medical Problem: Changes in Concepts of Nutrition in Chinese Medicine

 

12.00-13.30          Lunch Break

 

 

 

13.30- 14.30         

Alexander Bay (Chapman University)

Disease, Environment and Historical Agency

 

14.30- 15.30         

William Johnston    (Wesleyan University)

A Reconsideration of Epidemics in History and Theory

 

15.30-16.00          Coffee Break

 

16.00- 17.30          General Discussion