Seminars and Lectures

Is psychiatry dying? The contemporary ‘legitimation crisis’ in psychiatry – Alistair Morgan (Durham University, 26 March 2014)

‘Is psychiatry dying? The contemporary ‘legitimation crisis’ in psychiatry’ Dr Alistair Morgan, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health, Sheffield Hallam University A Joint Special Interest Group in Psychosis presentation Wednesday 26th March 2014, 5.30 – 7 pm Room ER143, Elvet Riverside Durham University, DH1 3JT This talk explores the contemporary “legitimation crisis” in psychiatry. Read more…

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Call for Papers

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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Conferences and Symposiums

Shared practice in non-medicalised mental health care (Conference, Birmingham, 16 October 2013)

Shared practice in non-medicalised mental health care A conference in celebration of 20 years of PCCS Books 16th October 2013, 10.00 am–4.30pm Clarendon Suites, Birmingham Speakers Richard Bentall Mick Cooper Jacqui Dillon Stephen Joseph Joanna Moncrieff Lisbeth Sommerbeck For service users, carers, professionals, students and everyone interested in critical debate on mental Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities