From 14:00 to 16:00 pm on April 29, 2021, the Department of Linguistics "Doing Practical Things for the Masses" series of activities and the Chinese Studies Lecture I have been held at the Adm building 329, Xinde Shi, who is a researcher of China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Chairman of Health Branch of China Information Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Specially-appointed Expert of Committee of Appropriate Health Technology of Traditional Chinese Medicine, was invited to give a lecture on "Health Wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine". Professor Zhongru Xiong, deputy dean of the Department of Linguistics, presided over the lecture, which attracted the attention and participation of many teachers and students both inside and outside the school.
At the beginning of the lecture, Professor Shi introduced the topic of today's lecture with her own experience, and then introduced the yin and yang, five elements, qi, blood, body fluid, and viscera meridians that Chinese medicine pays attention to, giving everyone a new understanding of Chinese medicine. Then she explained the medicinal properties of the "four properties and five tastes" that are still inseparable from traditional Chinese medicine, and finally emphasized several principles of Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment: treatment of yin and yang, conditioning of people is more important than disease, prevention is more important than treatment, and focusing on the whole body and individual feelings. Combing with the vivid explanations of examples, Professor Shi let us deeply felt the health wisdom of Chinese medicine.
At the end of the lecture, many students actively participated in asking questions and Professor Shi answered patiently, and the on-site interaction was enthusiastic. The lecture ended successfully in the heated discussion.
After the lecture, Professor Xiong issued an appointment letter to Professor Shi, and she was formally hired as a guest professor of the Department of Linguistics of BLCU.