Warwick ANDERSON is a research professor in the Department of History and the
Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine at the University of Sydney. His
books include The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen
(2008), Colonial Pathologies: American Tropical Medicine, Race, and Hygiene in the
Philippines (2006), and The Cultivation of Whiteness: Science, Health and Racial
Destiny in Australia (2003). In 2009 he co-edited a special issue of the journal
East Asia Science, Technology and Medicine titled “Emergent Studies of Science and
Technology in Southeast Asia.”
Charlotte FURTH is a professor of history emerita at the University of Southern Cali-
fornia. She is the author of A Flourishing Yin: Gender in China’s Medical History,
960–1665 (1999), and a co-editor of Thinking with Cases: Specialist Knowledge in
Chinese Cultural History (2007).
Marta E. HANSON is an assistant professor of the history of medicine at Johns Hop-
kins University. She has published on the history of disease, regionalism, medical
conceptions of geography and human variation, the politics of medicine in the
Qing court, and the art of memory in the history of medicine in China. She is the
author of a forthcoming book in the Needham Research Institute Series, Asian
Studies, Routledge Press, Speaking of Epidemics in Chinese Medicine: Disease and
the Geographic Imagination in Late Imperial China.
Sean Hsiang-lin LEI is an associate research fellow at the Institute of Modern History
of the Academia Sinica. He co-edited Techno-science Aspires for Society: Taiwan
STS Reader I (2005) and Techno-science Aspires for Gender: Taiwan STS Reader II
Angela Ki Che LEUNG is a research fellow at the Institute of History and Philology of
the Academia Sinica, and a professor of history at the Chinese University of Hong
Kong. She is the author of Leprosy in China: A History (2009) and Charity and
Moral Transformation: Philanthropic Organizations of the Ming and Qing Periods
(in Chinese, 1997), and the editor of Medicine for Women in Imperial China (2006).
Shang-Jen LI is an associate research fellow at the Institute of History and Philology
of the Academia Sinica. He works on the history of British imperial medicine and
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