BLOG: Comparative Research: The Example of Tuberculosis in Philadelphia and Buenos Aires by Vera Blinn Reber

Research Corner
 

I am happy to continue our series on transnational research. If you are interested in contributing to this blog, click here. Vera Blinn Reber (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison), taught for 38 years at Shippensburg University and is now Professor Emerita. She is author of British Mercantile Houses in Buenos Aires, 1810-1880 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1979) and over twenty-five articles.

CFP: Medical(ized) Bodies in the German-Speaking World

“Medical(ized) Bodies in the German-Speaking World”
Special issue of Seminar: A Journal of Germanic Studies
Edited by Kristen Ann Ehrenberger and Alys X. George


What do bodies mean in the medical realm? How is the messy reality of a (mal)functioning, suffering, birthing, or dying body represented in texts and images? Does lay knowledge pick up where scientific knowing ends? How do technologies old, new, and imagined contract or expand the embodied human experience? 

Cholera and Meiji Japan: Invitation to a Zoom lecture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem would like to invite you to a the Zoom lecture of Prof. Harald Fuess, Heidelberg University, on "Cholera and Meiji Japan: Medical Knowledge, International Relations and the Qarantine System", Wednesday, 2 December, 2020, 16:30 pm Israeli time, 9:30 am U.S. eastern time. Like all lectures in our departmental series, Prof. Fuess' talk will be held in English and no registration is required.

For more details on the event and a Zoom link:

Cholera and Meiji Japan: Invitation to a Zoom lecture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dear colleagues,

The Department of Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem would like to invite you to a the Zoom lecture of Prof. Harald Fuess, Heidelberg University, on "Cholera and Meiji Japan: Medical Knowledge, International Relations and the Qarantine System", Wednesday, 2 December, 2020, 16:30 pm Israeli time, 9:30 am U.S. eastern time. Like all lectures in our departmental series, Prof. Fuess' talk will be held in English and no registration is required.

For more details on the event and a Zoom link:

EASTM: New Issue #51-52 Published

Discussion published by Aurélia Martin on Saturday, November 7, 2020

 

Crosspost from H-Asia

 

The latest issue #51-52 of the Journal of EAST ASIAN SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE is published and available online at www.eastm.org.

Table of Contents

Note from the Editor by CATHERINE JAMI

Obituary — Peter J. Golas (1937-2019) by HANS ULRICH VOGEL

Articles

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