Korea Foundation Professor
Departments and Programs
Hinman Box: HB 6107
B.S. Seoul National University; M.S. Seoul National University; Ph.D. University of California Los Angeles
History of Korean medicine; Korean consumption of Chinese medical texts and herbs; History of psychiatry in Korea; History of science in East Asia
Suh, Soyoung, (forthcoming) “Hŏ Chun’s (1546-1615) Tongŭibogam ( Precious Mirror of Eastern Medicine ),” an insert in TJ Hinrichs and Linda L. Barnes eds., Chinese Medicine and Healing: An Illustrated History (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press)
___________, (forthcoming) “Marketing Medicine to Koreans,” a book chapter inserted in Vivienne Lo ed., Visualizing Chinese Medicine (Leiden and Boston, MA, Brill).
___________, (2010) Review of Carla Nappi, The Monkey and the Inkpot: Natural History and Its Transformation in Early Modern China (Cambridge Massachusetts; Harvard University Press, 2009), Journal of the Korean History of Science Society , 32:2, 311-319 (Korean).
___________, (2010) “From Influence to Confluence: Positioning the History of Pre-Modern Korean Medicine in East Asia,” Korean Journal of Medical History 19:2, 225-254, state of the field article.
___________, (2010) Review of Institute of History of Medicine, Yonsei University ed., Hanŭihak, singminjirŭl alt’a 한의학, 식민지를 앓다: 식민지 시기 한의학의 근대화 연구 __ The Modernization of Korean Traditional Medicine during the Colonial Period (Seoul: Akanet, 2008), East Asian Science, Technology and Society: an International Journal. 4:2, 363-366.
___________, (2008) “Herbs of Our Own Kingdom: Layers of the ‘Local’ in the Materia Medica of Chosŏn Korea,” Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity 4:2, 395-422.
___________, (2008) “A History of Herbal Medicine in Korea” an article inserted in Volker Scheid and Dan Bensky, Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas and Strategies , 2 nd ed. (Eastland Press).
“Treating the Liver: Towards A Transnational History of Medicine in East Asia, 1500-2000” funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Dr. Volker Scheid (EAST medicine Research Centre, University of Westminster, London)
Dr. Keiko Daidoji (EAST medicine Research Centre, University of Westminster, London)
Dr. Eric Karchmer (EAST medicine Research Centre, University of Westminster, London)