Felicity Callard takes up new role as Director of Birkbeck Institute for Social Research

Professor Jane Macnaughton writes: Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities is proud to announce that Professor Felicity Callard has today taken up her new post as Director of Birkbeck’s Institute for Social Research. Felicity joined the Durham Geography Department in 2012 in a post created through a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award Read more…

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Alternative Psychiatric Narratives (CfP, Postgraduate & ECR Conference, Birkbeck, 16-17 May 2014)

Alternative Psychiatric Narratives Friday 16 and Saturday 17 May 2014 Birkbeck College, University of London Chair: Professor Joanna Bourke, Birkbeck In recent years, historians of psychiatry have heeded Roy Porter’s call to produce psychiatric histories from the patient’s point of view.  Studies have moved on from focusing on medical discourse Read more…

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