Francesca Bray


      Honorary Professor, Visiting Professor (Nov – Dec 2014), Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
      Professor Emerita of Social Anthropology, The University of Edinburgh


      Professor Bray is core member of the Institute’s research cluster “Science, Technology and Medicine in Asia Society” and Collaborator of the CRF project “Making Modernity in East Asia: Technologies of Everyday Life 19th   21st Centuries”. She has been working with the cluster director, Professor Angela Ki Che Leung on two publication projects: Gender, Health, and History in Modern East Asia (HKU Press, 2017) and Moral Foods: The Construction of Nutrition and Health in Modern Asia, which has been accepted by the University of Hawaii Press.  During her visit to the Institute in 2014, Professor Bray taught a seminar course “Techno-cultures: a cross-disciplinary exploration”, and delivered a distinguished lecture on “‘Men plough, women weave’: Joseph Needham, Feminism and the History of Science and Technology in China”.