Epidemics and Crisis Management

in Pre-modern South Asia

Category: Events

  • Pandemics, Epidemics, Academics. Projects on the medical traditions in South Asia and Tibet

    Pandemics, Epidemics, Academics. Projects on the medical traditions in South Asia and Tibet

    Besides the epidemics project, the Viennese Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies (ISTB) houses two other research projects on medical traditions focusing on Āyurveda and Tibetan medicine: To highlight this research focus, we organize a one-day workshop introducing first findings by the involved scholars. June 23, 2023, physically at the University of Vienna,… → Read more


  • CfP: Panel on “Health, disease and epidemics”

    CfP: Panel on “Health, disease and epidemics”

    As mentioned before, we will host a panel at the ECSAS 2023 in Torino. The full title is “Health, disease and epidemics: multidisciplinary perspectives on the socio-ecology of medicine in pre-modern South Asia” The call for papers in now open for all the panels at the conference: https://ecsas2023turin.eu/call-for-papers/. If you consider submitting a paper, either… → Read more


  • Health, disease and epidemics – panel at the ECAS 2023

    Julia Shaw and Vitus Angermeier will host a joint panel at the ECSAS 2023 in Torino. The full title is: “Health, disease and epidemics: multidisciplinary perspectives on the socio-ecology of medicine in pre-modern South Asia”. Abstract The ongoing climate, biodiversity, and pandemic crises, influenced by increasingly unsustainable human-animal interactions in a globalized world, have intensified… → Read more