Call for Papers

Objects of psychiatry: Between thing-making, reification & personhood (CfP, University of Zurich, 8-11 June 2016)

Psychiatry is situated at the interface between the natural sciences, the social sciences and the humanities. The ensuing hybrid nature invites inter- and transdisciplinary research approaches. This conference aims to give a platform to such approaches asking the central question: Who or what is, becomes or constitutes psychiatry’s object? Taking Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

What’s Left? Personhood and Dementia (Conference, UC Berkeley, April 30 -May 1 2015)

What is it to be a “person”? What is “dementia”? Can you lose your personhood because of dementia? The neurosciences, behavioral sciences, and humanities have different ways to approach, if not definitively answer, these questions. Thursday April 30th: FilmViewing: “Alive Inside” “This stirring documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities