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LIN Yi-Tang

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Mme Yi-Tang LIN

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Yi-Tang LIN est post-doctorante du projet FNS intitulé « Rockefeller fellows as heralds of globalization : the circulation of elites, knowledge, and practices of modernization (1920s-1970s) ». Elle a soutenu en 2017 une thèse intitulée « Statistics as a World Language for Public Health? International organizations, transnational actors and local agencies in China, 1917-1950s » à l’Université de Lausanne. Ses recherches actuelles portent sur les pratiques de la santé publique et la culture sélective des plantes en Chine au 20ème siècle. A travers les trajectoires des boursiers chinois de la fondation Rockefeller spécialisés dans la santé publique et techniques agricoles, sa recherche a pour but d’analyser à quel niveau les changements politiques en Chine ont influencé la mise en place des sciences et technologies. Pour l'année universitaire 2020-2021, elle est nommée chercheuse invitée au Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies de l'Université de Harvard. Elle a enseigné à l’Université de Lausanne et à l’Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne sur histoire de la mondialisation (enseignement en anglais), histoire internationale contemporaine, et méthode de l’histoire.

(EN) Yi-Tang Lin is a post-doctoral fellow in the SNSF project "Rockefeller fellows as heralds of globalization: the circulation of elites, knowledge, and practices of modernization (1920s-1970s)". She defended her thesis in 2017 entitled "Statistics as a World Language for Public Health? International organizations, transnational actors and local agencies in China, 1917-1950s" at the University of Lausanne. Her current research focuses on the practices of public health and selective plant cultivation in China in the 20th century. Through the trajectories of Chinese Rockefeller Foundation fellows specializing in public health and agricultural techniques, her research aims to analyze at what level political changes in China have influenced the establishment of science and technology. For the academic year 2020-2021, she is appointed as a visiting scholar in the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University. She has taught at the University of Lausanne and the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne on the history of globalization (teaching in English), contemporary international history, and history methods.

ORCID record : orcid.org/0000-0003-2688-9445

 

Publications

 

« D’un village à l’État. Les laboratoires de la reconstruction rurale de James Yen en Chine et ses soutiens américains (1926-1950) », Histoire@Politique, n° 41, mai-août 2020 [en ligne : www.histoire-politique.fr]

“Local Actions, National Policies and International Knowledge: Family Planning and Statistical Practices in Taiwan (1949-1980s).” Lin Yi-Tang, 2019/02/09. Social History Of Medicine. Peer-reviewed. [DOI]

“Making Standards to Quantify All Health Matters: The World Health Organization’s Statistical Practices (1946–1960).” Monde(S), No. 11 (May 2017): pp. 247–66. (https://www.cairn.info/revue-mondes-2017-1-p-247.htm.)

 

“外国卫生组织与民国黄金十年的公共卫生实验: 定县乡村保健系统与中央卫生设施实验处的江宁实验县 (1928–1937)”医疗社会史研究, No. 3 (2017): pp.156–75. (http://www.csspw.com.cn/booksdetail_15923_2073165_1.jhtml.)

 

Lin, Yi-Tang, Thomas David and Davide Rodogno. “Fellowship Programs for Public Health Development: The Rockefeller Foundation, UNRRA and WHO (1920–1970).” In Global Exchanges Scholarships andTransnational Circulations in the Contemporary World, ed. Ludovic Tournès and Giles Scott-Smith, Berghahn Books, pp. 140–55, 2017. (http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title/TournesGlobal)