Elisabeth Hsu

  • University of Oxford
  • Professor of Anthropology

Elisabeth Hsu is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Her research has contributed to the fields of medical anthropology and ethnobotany; language and text critical studies; and the history of science, technology and medicine in China. It concerns Chinese medicine; the transmission of knowledge and practice; body and personhood; treatment modalities and their efficaciousness; pulse diagnosis; touch, pain, feelings and affect, cognition and emotions, and sensory experience.