Manila 2014: HOMSEA 5

The 5th International Conference on the History of Medicine in Southeast Asia
Ateneo de Manila University
9-11 January 2014

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9 January 2014 (Thursday)

7:30 – 9:30 am REGISTRATION
9:30 – 10:00 am OPENING CEREMONIES
Leong Hall Auditorium
National Anthem
Welcome Remarks
Opening Remarks

10:00 – 11:00 am Keynote Address
Making Global Health History: The Postcolonial Worldliness of 20th-Century Biomedicine
Warwick Anderson, Department of History and the Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia

11:00 – 11:15 am Refreshments

11:15 – 12:30 pm SESSION 1: Medical Research and Education Methods

Blood Factors and the Social Construction of Race in the Twentieth Century: Malaria  without Sickle Cell Anemia in Southeast Asia
Christopher Leslie, Polytechnic Institute of New York University

“Out-of-Bounds” Areas: Health Sanitation Reports, Military Labor, and Militarized Bordering of the “U.S.-Philippine Nation” in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, 1947-1953
Jason Gavilan, Institute of Philippine Culture/Ateneo de Manila University

Why I Went to School and Became a Doctor?
Moordati, Airlangga University

12:30 – 1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 – 3:00 pm SESSION 2: Medical Historiography in Indonesia

Hygiene and Public Salubrity in Nineteenth Century Netherlands Indies
Gani A. Jaelani, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences

Rats, Dukun and Mantri Pes: The Social Mobility of Native Javanese during Pestilence Plague 1910-1942
Martina Safitry, Gajah Mada University

Exile and Healing: the Boven Digoel Camp in the Dutch East Indies,1927-1943
Rudolf Mrázek, University of Michigan

Bitter First, Healthy Later: Jamu Cekok from Historical Perspective
Galuh Ambar Sasi, Gadjah Mada University

3:00 – 3:15 pm Refreshments

3:15 – 4:30 pm SESSION 3: Medical Texts in History

Arab Sources in Malay Medical Texts
Affendi Shafri, International Islamic University of Malaysia

The Travels and Travails of Tuệ Tunh in China: Vietnamese Medicine in the Making
C. Michele Thompson, Southern Connecticut State University

The History of Psychiatry in Thailand and Indonesia and the Ethnopsychological Languages that Endogenised them
Nathan Porath, Walailak University

4:30 – 6:00 pm SESSION 4: Leprosy in Southeast Asia

Apples and Oranges? Towards a Comparative History of Leprosy in Suriname and the Dutch East Indies, 1815-1950
Frank Huisman, Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Sciences and Humanities/University Medical Centre Utrecht

Two Dutch Protestant Leprosaria in Dutch East India
Leo van Bergen, KITLV-Leiden

Leprosy and Its Ethical Consequences at Losheng Sanatorium, 1945-1960s
Wen-Hua Kuo, National Yang-Ming University

6:00 – 8:30 pm Conference dinner (Leong Hall Roofdeck)

10 January 2013 (Friday)

8:00 – 9:15 am SESSION 5: Medical Issues in Philippine Wars

American versus International? Red Cross Hegemony and the Question of Prisoners in the Filipino War of Independence (1895-1898)
Francisco Javier & Martinez Antonio, Université Paris 7

The Invisible Enemy: Public Health, Infectious Diseases and the Filipino-American War
David Lozada III, Ateneo de Manila University

Medics!!! Battlefield Medicine in Philippine History
Neville Manaois, Ateneo de Manila University

9:15 – 10:30 am SESSION 6: Public Health in Indonesia: Institutions and Society

Mangkunagaran Sugar Plantation and the Health Service at the Ducth Colonial Era in Indonesia
Wasino, Semarang State University

Coping with the Problem of Disease in a Javanese Frontier Region
Nawiyanto, University of Jember

Landskoepok Inrichting Bijdragen Pasteur Bandung
Rushdy Hoesein, PERSEKIN

10:30 – 10:45 am REFRESHMENTS

10:45 – 12:15 pm SESSION 7: Traditional Medicine in Contemporary Times

Khmer traditional Medicine on the Margins: Twentieth Century Transformations of the Traditions of Kru Khmer in Central Cambodia
Sumonmarn Singha, Mahidol University

Massage as A Disease Treatment for Indonesian People in the Beginning of 21st Century: Case In Jepara Regency
Alamsyah Tahrir, Diponegoro

Indigenous Medical Traditions: Manobo Medicine
Leslie E. Bauzon, University of the Philippines-Diliman

Appropriation of biomedicine in contemporary Burma: Anthropological enquiry on a pluralistic therapeutic society
Celine Coderey, GreCSS/Centre Norbert Elias, Aix-en-Provence/IrAsia, Marseille/CASE, Paris

12:15 – 1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 pm– 3:00 pm SESSION 8: International Health Organizations Within, Among and Beyond Southeast Asia

Indonesia’s Engagement with the WHO during the Cold War: The Bandung Approach to Health, 1949-1967
Vivek Neelakantan, University of Sydney

Before Alma-Ata: Revising Views of Post-World War II International Health Policy through the Case Study of Rural Primary Care in Malaya
Wall, Rosemary University of Hull

Asians helping Asians’ or Counter-insurgents?: Filipino Health Workers in Cold War Laos, 1956-1975
Kathryn Sweet, National University of Singapore

Globalizing Consumerism: Pharmaceutical Activism in Colombo, Penang, and Geneva, 1969-1989
Jeremy Greene, Johns Hopkins University

3:00 – 4:15 pm Session 9: Colonial Imperatives and Institutional Beginnings

Public Health Policies in the American Colonial Philippines: The Significanceof its Social Development
Chiba Yoshihiro, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido

Doctor Kalabaw’s Veterinary College: Beginnings, Trials and Problems of the University of the Philippines College of Veterinary Science, 1910-1933
Arleigh Ross D. Dela Cruz, De La Salle University-Manila

The University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery: Beginnings and Crises
Jose Victor Jimenez & Jose Victor Torres, De La Salle University-Manila

4:15 – 4:30 pm Refreshments

4:30 – 6:00 pm SESSION 10: Public Health and Disease Prevention

Preventing and Controlling Colds in January: Public Health Education and Respiratory Illnesses in the Philippines in early 1942 and 1943
Arnel E. Joven, University of the Philippines-Diliman

Lessons from the Dutertes: Public Health and Environmental Sanitation Resolutions in Davao City, Philippines, 2002-2010
Cembrano, Diandra, et al., Ateneo de Manila University

Between moral and legal: Control of venereal disease in South New Guinea under colonial control
Rosmaida Sinaga & Farida Warga Dalam, Cenderawasih University, Jayapura, West Papua

The Global Cholera Pandemic Reaches Chinese Villages: Population Mobility, Political Control, and Economic Incentives in Epidemic Prevention, 1962–1964
Xiaoping Fang, Nanyang Technological University

6:15 – 8:15 pm Conference dinner (Leong Hall Roofdeck)

11 January 2013 (Saturday)

8:00 – 9:15 am SESSION 11: Vietnam in the Cold War: Between Two Empires

Y50: A transitional generation of medical doctors in Vietnam
Michitake Aso, University at Albany-SUNY

Leaving Reconstruction behind: the “Indigenization”of American Rehabilitation Projects in South Vietnam, 1965-1975
Yo Kotaki, Hitotsubashi University

From an anti-imperialist to a commercial war: Vietnam, China, and artemisinin
Annick Guénel, Centre Asie du Sud-Est (CNRS-EHESS)

9:15 – 10:30 am SESSION 12: Women in Public Health

Gender and Colonial Discourse on Pharmacy: Feminization of the Pharmacy in the Philippines 1871 – 1941
Leo Angelo Nery, Ateneo de Manila University

Doctors and Hygiene in the Creation of European and Indigenous Quarters in Colonial Vietnam
Caroline Herbelin, Université Toulouse II Le Mirail

Ba Mu’ in the Northern Vietnam in French Colonial Era
Nara Oda, Kyoto

10:30 – 10:45 am REFRESHMENTS

10:45 – 12:00 pm SESSION 13: Transnational Networks of Knowledge

Transnational History of the Colonial Public Health System in Manila at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Yoshiya Makita, Hitotsubashi

The Influence of the French Presence in China and Indochina upon the Transfer of Chinese Medical Knowledge in France during the first half of the Twentieth Century
Lucia Candelise, Tsinghua National University

Schistosomiasis Japonicum Network in the Far East at the 20th Century
Wataru Ijima, Aoyamagakuin University, Tokyo

12:00 – 1:15 pm LUNCH

1:15 – 2.30 pm SESSION 14: Sex and Family Planning

Family Planning at the Intersection of Nation Building and Modernity in Post-colonial Malaysia
Por Heong Hong, University of Science, Malaysia

“Dear Dr. Nopporn …”: Representations of Thai (Hetero)Sexual Pleasure
Napak Serirak, Independent writer, Thailand

The Success, The Stagnation, Can It Be Upsurging ? The Indonesian Family Planning Program Story 1950 – 2013 
Rudi Pekerti, consultant, Indonesia

2:30 – 3:45 pm SESSION 15: Spanish Philippines’ Pharmacies, Prescriptions and Parish Records

(Re)defining Colonial Subjects. The Regulation of the Chinese Apothecaries in Philippines, 1886-1890
Sandro Jimenez Minguez, Social and Human Sciences Centre, National
Research Council, Spain

Taking Care of the Sick: Prescriptions of a 19th Century Doctor
Celestina Boncan, University of the Philippines, Manila

Towards More Robust Estimation of Historical Mortality Patterns in the Philippines
Peter Xenos, Mahidol University

3:45 – 4:00 pm Refreshments

4:00 – 5:30 pm CLOSING REMARKS

12 January 2013 (Sunday)

8:00 am Tour of Manila Historical District (optional)

Excursion ii
During the excursion