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EASTmedicine International Workshop

Complementary Medicine 23 April 2015

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

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

Venue

Cayley Room RS152
University of Westminster/ Regent Campus
309 Regent Street
London
W1B 2HW

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, m.schrempf@westminster.ac.uk.

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