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Angela V. Gui

PhD student

College: Corpus Christi
Supervisor: Mary Brazelton and Nick Hopwood
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My research focuses on the construction of modern Chinese identity through transnational exchanges of medical knowledge in the mid- to late twentieth century. I am particularly interested in how medical images communicated ideas of China as a nation, and how these images were received in different national contexts. My project, which is funded by Gates Cambridge, traces the transformation of visual representations of China from diseased and backward to a model for primary health care with its own scientific medical system. 

I was previously at the Centre for the History of Medicine at the University of Warwick, working on public health and neuroscience under social democracy in the mid twentieth century with the support of a Wellcome trust medical humanities MA award. I also taught on the undergraduate module 'Social Theory of Law' at the Warwick Sociology department in 2016. 

At Cambridge, I have supervised undergraduates on 'Science in the Making of Modern Medicine' and 'Science and Medicine since World War I'.