‘Visions, voices, dissociated parts and child sexual abuse: From living life in crisis to moving on to recovery’ (Public Talk, Durham University, 24 February 2016

The next meeting of the Joint Special Interest Group in Psychosis (JSIGP), featuring a presentation by Dr Sam Warner (Salford University) on ‘Visions, voices, dissociated parts and child sexual abuse: From living life in crisis to moving on to recovery’ will be held on Wednesday 24 February 2016 from 5.30 – 7 pm in Kenworthy Hall, St Mary’s College, Durham Read the full article…

Voices of Madness, Voices of Mental ill-health (CfP, Centre for Health Histories, University of Huddersfield, 15th- 16th Sept 2016)

In the thirty years since Roy Porter called on historians to lower their gaze so that they might better understand patient-doctor roles in the past, historians have sought to place the voices of previously, silent, marginalised and disenfranchised individuals at the heart of their analyses. Contemporaneously, the development of service user groups and patient consultations Read the full article…

Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages (CfP, Conference, 11-12 Sept 2015, Oxford)

Medicine of Words: Literature, Medicine, and Theology in the Middle Ages 11-12 September 2015 St Anne’s College, Oxford University Words, whether in poetry or prose, have a power beyond their meaning. They are capable not simply of expression but also of action; they can hurt or they can heal. Throughout the Middle Ages the potency Read the full article…