Journal History

Starting in 2021, East Asian Science, Technology and Medicine is published by Brill on behalf of the Itnernational Society for the History or East Asian Science, Technology anf Medicine..

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Until 2020, EASTM (formerly Chinese Science) has been published by the International Society for the History of East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine (ISHEASTM). Numbers 1-10 (1975-1992) were published irregularly under the editorship of Nathan Sivin (University of Pennsylvania). Numbers 11-15 (1993-1998) were issued annually at the University of California, Los Angeles, by Benjamin A. Elman. Beginning with Number 16 (1999), the name of the journal changed to East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine and it was published by Hans Ulrich Vogel at the University of Tübingen, Germany from 1999 to 2016, with the support of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). In 2017 Catherine Jami became the editor of the journal and the office moved to Centre Chine, Corée, Japon (CNRS & EHESS), in Paris.