Marta Hanson's research interests span the following subjects in Chinese
history: the history of Chinese science and medicine; history of epidemics
and disease in China; conceptions of space, the body, native-place identity,
and ethnicity; imperial, regional, and local traditions in Chinese medicine;
the relationship between visual and textual representations in medical
texts; the interaction between vernacular and elite medical knowledge;
Chinese arts of memory related to hand mnemonics; and the social, cultural,
and intellectual history of late imperial China.