Medical Humanities in Inter-Asia

2024 年 6 月 24 日 iacs 0

Our research network aims to focus on the constitutive presence of medical modernity in Asia through a variety of perspectives, both historical and contemporary. Our inter-disciplinary projects are informed by anthropology, psychology, psychoanalysis, history, literary studies and food studies. Date: Thursday-Friday, June 27-28, 2024 Time: 9:00 AM Onwards Venue: Room 201, University Centre, Central Campus, Ahmedabad University Culture in Medical Modernity Tejaswini Niranjana, Director, Centre for Inter-Asian Research, Ahmedabad University, India Re-Orienting Taste: Eating and Healing in Indian and Chinese Medicine Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar and Shalini Krishan, Edible Archives, India Revisiting socialism, medicine/care and the Chinese cultural revolution LIN, Chien-Ting, Associate Professor, National Central University, Taiwan ….繼續閱讀

Reconsidering homophobia globally: A perspective from Hong Kong

2021 年 11 月 2 日 iacs 0

Date: Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021 Time: 10:00 – 12:00 Venue: Room A-302, Liberal Arts Building 1, NCU ZOOM LINK : (Password:j8QfL8) Moderator: Naifei Ding Chair of International Master’s Program in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies(UST), NCU Professor, English Department, NCU *Lecture in English*   Reconsidering homophobia globally: A perspective from Hong Kong This paper reconsiders existing frameworks of homophobia in queer Asian studies by highlighting how they are complicated by globalising processes. Specifically, it formulates a class critique that fosters productive tensions between global queering discourses and a Chinese homophobic order affecting Hong Kong and other ethnic Chinese societies. Based on field research on ….繼續閱讀

The Orientalist Gaze on Japanese Rope Bondage

2020 年 11 月 16 日 iacs 0

Title:The Orientalist Gaze on Japanese Rope Bondage Shin Nawakiri/ (小林繩霧/縛.生) 2020 Nov. 25(Wed)2-5 PM Room A114, Liberal Arts Building I, NCU   演講摘要: BDSM is an umbrella term covering various non-normative sexual practices, some of them eroticizing sensations or emotions including pain or inequality of power. Among many such practices, “shibari” or “kinbaku”, a subculture that use rope for erotic purposes, was developed in Japan and eventually gained world-wide recognization in the last decade. Among the earliest western authorities of shibari was a person named Hans Meijer. In a magazine interview, he related shibari to Oriental philosophy, ki (chi), yin ….繼續閱讀