Workshop: Towards a Global History of Drugs (04 June to 07, 2019)

From the 4th to the 6th of July, fourteen researchers – seven from Taiwan and seven working in Germany – met for the workshop “Materialities of Medical Culture in/between Europe and East Asia: Towards a Global History of Drugs”.

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The  participants  presented  and  discussed  their  ongoing  work  on  a  variety  of  topics  related  to  the history of medicinal substances from an intercultural perspective. Different approaches and different methods of historical analysis were presented and compared between projects and cultures. The ultimate goal was to sharpen their perspective on a global history of medicine.

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We also would like to thank the Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft for their financial support. This workshop was part of the working program co-funded by them.

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