medical humanities

What does it mean to live well? What does it take to thrive in a world where rapid development and structural inequality can often hinder the pursuit of health? “Living Well in China” addresses such questions by highlighting the unconventional and innovative methods by which the Chinese people have endeavored to achieve wellbeing. Instead of assuming mind, body, and the social and natural environments as separate entities or fields of inquiry, the presenters at this conference explore the ways in which they are deeply entwined and creatively refigured. Through four points of entry – Tradition and Innovation in Medical Practice, Psychology and Spirituality, Health as Social Phenomenon, and Technology and Health Infrastructures – “Living Well in China” foregrounds the original, and sometimes radical, methods by which Chinese health practices have been reshaped and redefined in response to contemporary conditions, challenges, and desires.   

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