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Digital Workshop Series "Digital Dialogues 數字對話"

Nov 08, 2023 | 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

As part of the Digital Workshop Series "Digital Dialogues 數字對話", researchers will discuss various aspects and questions of the joint project.

This Digital Dialogue will be organized by the Heidelberg team of the project Epochal Life Worlds: Man, Nature and Technology in Narratives of Crisis and Change. Jacqueline Lorenzen (University of Bonn) and Liu Shiyung (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Pittsburgh) will engage in a dialogue on “Environmental Justice”. More information and the access link will be provided in due time. We invite you to mark this date in your calendar so that you will not miss this event.


Jacqueline Lorenzen is Argelander Junior Professor for the Law of Sustainability and Ecological Transformation at the University of Bonn. She studied law at the University of Heidelberg, where she also received her PhD. Before taking up her position at Bonn University, she worked as a research assistant at the University of Heidelberg and was part of the research network „Rethinking Environment“ in which the Heidelberg worldmaking team is also participating.

Shiyung LIU is Distinguished Professor in the Department of History, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and Global Professor at the Asian Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh. He received his PhD in 2000 from the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on environmental history and the history of medicine. He was professor at the Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica. He is the author of Prescribing Colonization: The Role of Medical Practice in Japan-Ruled Taiwan, 1895-1945 (Ann Arbor, MI: AAS, 2009), “Eating Well for Survival: Chinese Nutrition Experiments during the Second World War,” in Angela Ki Che Leung et al. eds., Moral Foods: The Construction of Nutrition and Health in Modern Asia, (Hawaii: University of Hawaii Press, 2019), “Transforming Medical Paradigms in 1950s Taiwan,” East Asian Science, Technology and Society 11 (4): 477-497 (2017), and other related publications.