Seminars and Lectures

Jonathan M. Metzl – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ (Lecture, Durham University, 4th April 2014)

Professor Jonathan M. Metzl, Director of the Centre for Medicine, Health and Society, Vanderbilt University – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ A public lecture presented by the Centre for Medical Humanities to be held at Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, Science Site, Durham University: Friday 4th Read more…

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Film Review

Review – Desert Runners (2013)

Some materialists are fond of pointing out that we are things among countless other human and non-human things. Composed of all that cellular stuff, we are never quite ourselves, never exactly contemporary with every aspect of what we might call our ‘self’. Some think this cheerless while others might find Read more…

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Think Piece

New Podcast – Yoga and Mental Health

Image: Sarah Brumgart In recent years I have become surrounded by yoga fanatics. Many things impress me about their relationship with yoga but, above all, it’s their dedication to telling me (and anybody else that will appear interested) just how great yoga is for them. Their proselytising eventually put me in Read more…

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Think Piece

Voxlab Podcast on Resonance FM

In association with The Vox Lab, Jamie Wilkes hosted this radio programme on Resonance104.4fm in the week leading up the The Voice Symposium. A beautifully produced, polyvocal discuussion of the qualities of the human voice, it features contributions from Sophie Scott, Emma Bennett, Joe Banks, Pradheep Shanmugalingam, Carolyn McGettigan and Holly Pester.

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Centre for Medical Humanities