DEVeloping an interdiscplinary and multilingual digital knowledge base on tibetan medical formulas with a focus on Stress-related (rlung) Disorders

8-10 May 2015, London, UK

Workshop organized in the framework of British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant Scheme 2014

PRESENTATION

TibMed

This three-day workshop 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.

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ORGANIZER

Mona Schrempf (University of Westminster, London)

FUNDING BODY

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant Scheme, the Sino-British Fellowship Trust and IASTAM (International Association for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine)

VENUE

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