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Research Triangle Park, North Carolina , NC 27709 United States
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October 2015

Lecture “Institution and the Wild: Salvaging and Sorting Traditional Medicines in China”

October 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
National Humanities Center, 7 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12256
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina , NC 27709 United States
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From the National Humanities Center, a cell to register for this exciting public lecture! China has a distinguished modern history of supporting its national heritage of traditional medical knowledge. In recent years, research has focused on traditional medicine of the minority nationalities of China. This “multicultural” process expresses particular features of Chinese state power as it engages and manages local variation. And it reveals many forms of life that escape nation-state projects. This discussion considers the relations in practice between…

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February 2018

The Right to Health and Trans Activism in Brazil by José Amador

February 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
National Humanities Center, 7 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12256
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina , NC 27709 United States
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The Right to Health and Trans Activism in Brazil  Saturday, February 17, 2018   2:00 pm  José Amador, Associate Professor, Global and Intercultural Studies (Latin American, Latino/a, and Caribbean Studies), Miami University José Amador’s work examines Latin American history from transnational and interdisciplinary perspectives, but his primary research interests include the cultural history of medicine, the history of racial formation, Caribbean history, and, more recently, transgender studies. Professor Amador’s first book, Medicine and Nation Building in the Americas, 1890–1940, argues that the circulation…

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