Alternative Psychiatric Narratives (Conference, London, 16-17 May 2014)

This conference aims to bring together postgraduate and early career researchers to explore the experiences, voices, and representations of those who make up the wide and varied psychiatric landscape, but who find themselves outside or excluded from formal psychiatric spaces. We’re delighted to now share the programme and to announce that registration is open. For Read the full article…

New book available for review: ‘Frissure’ by Kathleen Jamie and Brigid Collins

Frissure: A collaborative work between Kathleen Jamie and Brigid Collins ‘This is a book about seeing and being seen; about looking at being looked at. It is an intimate book, where the private process of looking and seeing passes from one person looking at herself, to being seen or ‘examined’ by a surgeon, to being Read the full article…

Taste! An interdisciplinary symposium on the science of cooking and creating recipes for cancer survivors (Durham, 19 Feb 2013, 7.30pm)

St Cuthbert’s Society presents: TASTE! An interdisciplinary symposium on the science of cooking and creating recipes for cancer survivors Tuesday 19th Feb, Cuth’s dining hall, 7.30‐9.30 Drinks and nibbles from 7.15 All welcome Dr Rachel Edwards‐Stuart (Food Scientist and Flavour Expert): ‘Multimodal Flavour Perception’ Dr Duika Burges Watson (Public Health) Dr Joanne Paterson (Speech and Read the full article…

Flourishing despite catastrophe: Delivering Jewish social and therapeutic programmes to ageing Shoah survivors and refugees

Tucked away in North London lies an ordinary building which is easily accessible yet lacks a sign or any distinction, you might never notice it or even realise what the space is for. However, there is something extraordinary about its purpose and the individuals inside; it is a therapeutic centre for Shoah (Holocaust ‘catastrophe’) survivors, Read the full article…