Monday, March 24, 2014

CFP: Globalization and Health: East and West

June 22-26, 2014
University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh will host the 2014 FUTH meeting, which will address globalization in its socio-cultural and health dimensions. It focuses on the nature and impact of globalization and health in the East, present and past, tracing the nature of globalization in the region of densest population. Second, it focuses on the impact of Eastern processes of globalization and health on other regions in the world, notably Europe, the Americas, and Africa. Distinguished speakers include Edmund Burke III (UCSC),  Rila Mukherjee (Hyderabad), Naoki Sakai (Cornell), Joanna Waley-Cohen (NYU-Shanghai), James L.A. Webb (Colby College), Christine Yano (Hawaii), and others.  Prospective participants should send proposals that include a title, a 500-word abstract, a short (2-page) CV, and names of two referees to by March 31, 2014.  Proposals should include a clear topic and may include methods, temporal organization, and reference to any links between the proposal and broader global, historical, and especially interdisciplinary approaches and questions. Sponsoring universities: Hanyang University, University of Leipzig, St. Andrews University, University of Pittsburgh, and University of Tampere. 

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