Who can speak about voices? (Panel discussion, Durham, 16 November 2016)

Hearing the Voice presents a panel of experts for a lively discussion of the politics and ethics of representing unusual and often stigmatised experiences.  Facilitated by Dr Angela Woods, Senior Lecturer in Medical Humanities at Durham University and Co-Director of Hearing the Voice. About the panellists: sean burn is a writer, performer and artist Roz Read the full article…

‘The Voices Within: The History and Science of How we Talk to Ourselves’ reviewed by Marie C. Hansen

We all hear voices: A psychotherapist’s perspective on ‘The Voices Within: The History and Science of How we Talk to Ourselves’ by Charles Fernyhough (Profile Books, 2016). Following our initial call for two perspectives of ‘The Voices Within,’ we are pleased to publish the first review by Marie C. Hansen. The accompanying review will be published in due course.  The Voices Within Read the full article…

‘Voice-hearing: What does the future hold?’ Palace Green Library, Durham, 5 Nov 2016 from 10am-4pm

‘Voice-hearing: What does the future hold?’ Wolfson Gallery, Palace Green Library 5 November 2016, 10am-4pm Hearing the Voice warmly welcomes you to a day-long event of short presentations, panel discussions and interactive sessions with academics, clinicians and experts by experience exploring future directions in voice-hearing research, the treatment of distressing voices, mental health services, public Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘The Voices Within: The History and Science of how we Talk to Ourselves’ by Charles Fernyhough

Fresh off the press is ‘The Voices Within: The History and Science of how we Talk to Ourselves‘ by Charles Fernyhough (Profile Books, 2016). We have two review copies available for contrasting perspectives, specifically for a voice hearer and either an academic or mental health professional.  We all hear voices. Ordinary thinking is often a kind Read the full article…

‘Voice-hearing and Spatialities of Emotion’ (Seminar, Durham, 19 May 2016)

Reposted from Hearing the Voice | Apr 29, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Lectures & Workshops The next seminar in the 2016 Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series, featuring a presentation by Roz Austin (Department of Geography and Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University) on ‘Voice-hearing and Spatialities of the Emotions’, will take place in the Birley Read the full article…

‘Hearing Voices’ – Durham University features the work of Hearing the Voice

The research project, Hearing the Voice (HtV), was recently awarded additional funding from the Wellcome Trust until 2020, following their initial three-year grant. Led by Professor Charles Fernyhough and Dr Angela Woods from Durham’s Centre for Medical Humanities, the team hopes to reduce stigma and discrimination for people with voice-hearing experiences. Durham University has recently posted an in-depth online article about the Read the full article…

Fellowships for research in voice-hearing and other unusual experiences (CfA, Durham University, 8 January 2016)

Are you a high calibre researcher with an interest in voice-hearing and other unusual experiences? Are you an active researcher with an established or international reputation for scholarship and research leadership? Or are you actively engaged in translating academic research on voices and other unusual mental states into policy, practice or technological innovation? If so, Read the full article…

Announcing the UK launch of ‘In the Real’, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne, 14 July 2015, 5-8pm

In the Real UK launch of a new film by Conor McCormack Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne 14 July 2015 5-6pm: Wine reception 6-8pm: Film screening and panel discussion ‘The film is like a jewel that you need to hold up to the light to see it sparkle. It is rich with the lives of Read the full article…

HtV Research Seminar: ‘Voices Becoming Characters: Insights from the Experimental Novel’ (Durham, 7 May 2015)

The next seminar in the 2015  Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series, featuring a presentation by Professor Patricia Waugh (Department of English Studies, Durham University) on ‘Voices Becoming Characters: Insights from the Experimental Novel’,  will take place in the Joachim Room in the College of St Hild & St Bede, Durham University (number 30 on this map) on Read the full article…

Hearing the Voice Research Seminar Series (2014-2015, Durham University)

The Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series is designed to provide a platform for HtV researchers to share the detailed findings of their research and gain feedback from a wider audience.  Anyone with an interest in interdisciplinary research on voice-hearing or auditory hallucination is welcome to attend. The programme for 2015 is as follows: Thursday Read the full article…