‘Aftershock: The Untold Story of Surviving Peace’ reviewed by Seth Messinger

Aftershock: The Untold Story of Surviving Peace by Matthew Green (Portobello Books, 2015). In Aftershock Matthew Green has written an important, fascinating and bleak overview of post war suffering among British veterans who have been afflicted with a variety of post-combat trauma syndromes. Green launches twin journeys, one is across the UK interviewing veterans and Read the full article…

Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of War (Public Lecture, Durham Cathedral, Prior’s Hall, June 7th 2016)

Discussions of post-traumatic stress often underplay the moral dimensions of  psychological injuries and the attitudes that go with it–guilt, shame, moral disappointment, feeling responsible for doing wrong or being wronged or being complicit. Georgetown philosophy professor Nancy Sherman turns her focus to moral injuries and the nature of moral recovery. She argues that psychology and Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Aftershock: The Untold Story of Surviving Peace’ by Matthew Green

We are pleased to offer for review ‘Aftershock: The Untold Story of Surviving Peace‘ by Matthew Green (Portobello Books, 2015). Expressions of interest are welcome from across the medical humanities. Over the last decade, we have sent thousands of people to fight on our behalf. But what happens when these soldiers come back home, having lost Read the full article…

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Jonathan Shay (Public Lecture, Durham, Tuesday 18 June 2013)

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Jonathan Shay Tuesday 18 June 2013, 5.30 pm (please note correct date) Room CG60 Department of Chemistry, Lower Mountjoy, Durham University (please note changed location) Slide from the 2002 Documentary Achilles in Vietnam http://www.achillesinvietnam.com/ Dr Jonathan Shay will talk about the relevance of Homeric epic to Read the full article…

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Jonathan Shay (Public Lecture, Durham, 18 June 2013)

Homeric Epic and the Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Jonathan Shay Tuesday 18 June 2013, 5.30 pm Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre, Durham Law School, Palatine Centre, Durham University Slide from the 2002 Documentary Achilles in Vietnam http://www.achillesinvietnam.com/ Dr Jonathan Shay will talk about the relevance of Homeric epic to his ground-breaking clinical work on the Read the full article…

International War and Women Conference (CFP, Conference, July 3-5 2012, Greece)

The First Annual INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND WAR CONFERENCE July 3-5, 2012 Hydra Island,GREECE CALL FOR PAPERS/WORKSHOPS/VIDEOS/FILMS We are pleased to announce The First Annual International Women & War Conference. This three-day  conference will examine the experience of women in war, past and present, using  ancient Greek drama as a means of inciting international discourse on Read the full article…