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UCL Spices and Medicine 2017 Half-day Symposium

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UCL Spices and Medicine presents a half-day symposium,

HERBAL MEDICINES AND HEALTH FOODS:
RESEARCH AT THE INTERFACE OF NATURAL SCIENCES AND SOCIETY

  • UCL School of Pharmacy, Brunswick Square, London
  • Wednesday 11 October 2017
  • 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  • Free event; pre-registration required.

Join us at University College London (UCL) for an afternoon of exploring the changing role of herbal medicine within our food and health systems over time through lectures and poster sessions. Invited speakers include Dr. Mark Nesbitt from the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Dr. Charlene Murphy from UCL's Department of Archaeology, and Dr. Barbara Pendry from the University of East London. For more details and the latest updates, see our website at www.ucl.ac.uk/spicesandmedicine or tweet us @UCLSpices.

This is a free event, but pre-registration is required.

POSTER ABSTRACT SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

We invite poster abstracts on both completed research and research in progress on topics related to the interface between food, medicine, and culture to the present day. This includes but is not limited to the history of science, medicine, and technology; economic history; anthropology; sociology; Chinese and other Asian studies; food and nutrition studies; pharmacy, phytochemistry, and pharmacognosy; museum and conservation studies; cultural studies; medical humanities; and biomedical and natural science research. Interdisciplinary poster abstracts are particularly encouraged.

If you would like to present a poster at the symposium, please send us an abstract (<350 words) to UCLSpicesandMedicine@gmail.com by 30 September 2017. Include a full list of contributing authors and the format (landscape or portrait) and size (A0-A3) of your poster.

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