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Scented Protection: Foreign antidotes in Tang China

Scented Protection: Foreign antidotes in Tang China
130 St. George Street, 14th Floor, Robarts Library
Time: Mar 23rd, 2:00 pm End: Mar 23rd, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Medicine, Faculty of , History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), East Asian Studies (FAS), 2000-
Talk by Yan Liu, University of Toronto

The Department of East Asian Studies is pleased to announce a talk by Dr. Yan Liu

Scented Protection: Foreign antidotes in Tang China

Dr. Yan Liu is a cultural historian of medicine specializing in pre-modern China. His Ph.D. dissertation, completed in History of Science department at Harvard University in May 2015, explores the use of toxic substances as therapeutic agents in China from the 3rd to the 10th century. In the future, he will further examine the intimate and dynamic relations between medicines, poisons, and foods in pre-modern China.

Dr. Liu is an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute of the University of Toronto.


Wednesday, March 23, 2016 2 - 4 pm
Purple Lounge, EAS Department
(Robarts Library, 14th floor)

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required. For further information, please contact East Asian Studies

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