project . 2016 - 2018 . Closed

Cross-Cultural Health Humanities in a Digital World

Wellcome Trust
  • Funder: Wellcome TrustProject code: 201616
  • Funded under: Medical Humanities Funder Contribution: 49,708 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Nov 2016
    End Date
    30 Apr 2018
Description
This award will build a robust research collaboration between two global universities (Peking University [PKU]-UCL) which are both institutionally committed to support the Medical and Health Humanities. We aim to stimulate debate in three domains where we share complementary research strengths, namely Philosophy, Justice and Health; Transcultural History of Medicine; Culture and Health. We will use film and digital humanities as a resource to draw out challenges in six high-priority health issues: diabetes; antimicrobial resistance; privacy and health information; medical philanthropy in China; cross-cultural psychotherapy; healthy ageing. The use of film as a m...
Description
This award will build a robust research collaboration between two global universities (Peking University [PKU]-UCL) which are both institutionally committed to support the Medical and Health Humanities. We aim to stimulate debate in three domains where we share complementary research strengths, namely Philosophy, Justice and Health; Transcultural History of Medicine; Culture and Health. We will use film and digital humanities as a resource to draw out challenges in six high-priority health issues: diabetes; antimicrobial resistance; privacy and health information; medical philanthropy in China; cross-cultural psychotherapy; healthy ageing. The use of film as a m...
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