Fluid Trajectories

events_chinesemedicineChanging conceptions of phlegm and other matters

National Library of Australia

Dr Natalie Köhle, ANU

6pm-7pm, Thursday 3 March 2016
Conference Room, Level 4, National Library of Australia, Canberra

Dr Natalie Köhle, postdoctoral fellow at the Australian National University, talks about Chinese medicine, focusing on shifts in the tradition which culminated in the Qing dynasty.

Natalie Köhle is a historian of Chinese medicine, culture, and the body. She is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Australian Centre on China in the World. Her research focuses on the history of humors and fluids in China. She is interested in the intersection of the history of humors with the history of fire and the passions in Chinese medicine, and in the connections of Chinese medicine with the ayurvedic and Greco-Islamic medical traditions.

Registration: http://www.nla.gov.au/node/8847

This presentation is part of the CIW Lecture series held in association with the exhibition Celestial Empire: Life in China, 1644-1911:

Supported by the Australian Centre on China in the World, ANU.