08 May 2015 to 10 May 2015
Time: 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2HW – View map
Open to: Public

International Workshop 'Developing an Interdisciplinary and Multilingual Digital Knowledge Base on Tibetan Medical Formulas with a Focus on Stress-related (rlung) Disorders'

8 May, 1.30pm–10 May, 6pm 


Cayley Room RS152
University of Westminster/ Regent Campus
309 Regent Street

Convenor: Dr. Mona Schrempf, EASTmedicine, Division of Herbal and East Asian Medicine

This three-day workshop, co-funded by the British Academy/ Leverhulme Small Research Grant, the Sino-British Fellowship Trust and IASTAM (International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine) aims at discussing and developing an interdisciplinary and multilingual digital knowledge base with the aim of providing a useful analytic tool for documenting and analysing Tibetan medical formulas, focusing on the treatment of rlung (‘wind’) or ‘stress-related’ disorders. The aim is to culturally translate, relate and analyse formula and substitution patterns, distinct ideas of efficacy and safety and different disease categories/ body images in relation to ways of different ways of knowing and styles of practice.

Should you be interested to participate we ask you for prior registration with Dr. Mona Schrempf, [email protected].

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