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Chinese and Cross-Cultural Health Humanities


Dr. Ellen Zhang, Head of Department of Religion and Philosophy and Associate Director of Centre for Applied Ethics


Prof. Lo Ming Tung, Head of Department of Chinese Language and Literature and Director of Centre for Chinese Cultural Heritage


This is an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural research field that focuses on the relationship between arts, humanities, health, and well-being. The concept of health is studied in relation to (i) language, discourse, and narrative; (ii) literary representations; (iii) philosophy and (applied) ethics; (iv) religion and spirituality; (v) gender studies, and (vi) creative writing and performing arts (e.g. music and visual arts).