Dr Mona Schrempf


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Affiliated Researcher – University of Westminster

Mona Schrempf is a socio-cultural anthropologist and independent researcher, with a PhD from Free University of Berlin (2001). Her post-doctoral ethnographies concern health, illness and healing among Tibetan and Himalayan communities in China, India, and Bhutan. As affiliated member of the Wellcome Trust research project “Beyond Tradition: Ways of Knowing and Styles of Practice in East Asian Medicines 1000 to the Present” at EASTmedicine, University of Westminster, Schrempf undertook a multi-sited ethnography examining transnational styles of practice, formulation regimes, and therapeutic networks in globalised Tibetan medicine between China and Europe (2012-2015, monograph forthcoming). Her publications entail Medicine between Science and Religion. Explorations of Tibetan Grounds (Berghahn 2010, paperback 2013), Studies of Medical Pluralism in Tibetan History and Society (IITBS  2010), Figurations of Modernity. Global and Local Representations in Comparative Perspective (Campus 2008), and Soundings in Tibetan Medicine (Brill 2007). She is senior co-editor of the peer-reviewed academic journal Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity.


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