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Famous scholar explores new perspectives for studying traditional Chinese medicine techniques

28 Mar 2019

Professor Zhang Shujian speaks about new perspectives for studying traditional Chinese medicine techniques
Professor Zhang Shujian speaks about new perspectives for studying traditional Chinese medicine techniques

The HKBU Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology invited Professor Zhang Shujian, from the Chinese Medicine Literature and Culture Research Institute at Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, to be this year’s recipient of the “K C Wong Education Foundation — HKBU Fellowship Programme for Mainland China Visiting Scholars”. During his one-week stay in early March which was supported by the K C Wong Education Foundation, Professor Zhang presided over two academic activities to broaden the research horizons of the HKBU community.

 

At the first lecture, which was entitled “From Disciplinary to Interdisciplinary: Research Aspects of TCM Technological History within the Scope of Intellectual History”, Professor Zhang focused on the formation of Traditional Chinese medicine’s intellectual history,  as well as the development and dissemination of TCM apparatuses. At the second lecture, Professor Zhang shared his insights on envisioned knowledge and utilitarian skills, and the assimilation and dissemination of TCM theories and clinical practices.