Psychedelics and Psychotherapy: A Historical Workshop (UCL, 26 July 2014)

Psychedelics and Psychotherapy: A Historical Workshop UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines 26th July 2014 While cultural histories of  psychedelics have become a popular industry, there has been comparatively little work done on the ways in which mind altering substances, such as LSD or psilocybin, have been used by psychiatrists, psychotherapists, and psychologists Read the full article…

Philosophy Workshop on Time and Well-Being (Birmingham, 6 June 2014)

Royal Institute of Philosophy, Birmingham Branch Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham Friday 6th of June 2014 Room G51, ERI Building, University of Birmingham Campus Workshop on Time and Well-Being 13.00-14.20 “The Passing of Momentary Well-Being” Ben Bramble (University of Vienna) 14.20-14.40 Tea and Coffee Break 14.40-16.00 “What Is Child Well-Being?” Anna Alexandrova (Cambridge) 16.00-16.20 Tea Read the full article…

Understanding and Communicating Pain (Public Lecture, 07 May 2014 and Workshop, 08 May 2014, Durham University)

Understanding and Communicating Pain: an interdisciplinary approach 07 May 2014, 6.00 – 8.00pm Calman Learning Centre, Durham University 08 May 2014, 9.00 – 3.00pm, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Pain is not just an individual physical or emotional experience. The ways in which it is represented and imagined, and the knowledges, beliefs and values that Read the full article…

The revolting PARticulars of critical participatory action research – Michelle Fine (Workshop, Durham, 14 Jan 2014)

The revolting PARticulars of critical participatory action research Professor Michelle Fine, Central University of New York 10.30-12.30 am, Tuesday 14th January 2014 Room W007 Geography Department, Durham University In this workshop, Professor Michelle Fine will present on her critical participatory action research projects, followed by small group work and discussion. Participants with and without experience Read the full article…

Medical Knowledge, Medical Duties (Concepts of Health Workshop, King’s College, 27 September 2013)

Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London The fifth Concepts of Health workshop will be held on 27th September 2013 in the Council Room, Strand Campus KCL. MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE, MEDICAL DUTIES 9.30                       Registration 10.00                     Welcome and opening remarks 10.15-11.30         Session 1: Public and private goods 11.30-11.45         Coffee 11.45-1pm           Session 2: Expertise Read the full article…

Illness, narrative and phenomenology (Workshop, Bristol, 9 July 2013)

Medical Humanities Cluster Workshop, 9 July 2013 ILLNESS, NARRATIVE AND PHENOMENOLOGY University of Bristol 9.30-10:00 Coffee 10:00-11:00 Session 1 Anthony Lesser (University of Manchester), Can the progress of an illness be unconsciously controlled? Karin Eli (University of Oxford), ‘The body remembers’: embodied reconciliations of disorder and recovery 11.00-12.00 Session 2 Victoria Bates (Exeter & Bristol), Read the full article…

Current and Future Applications of Phenomenology in Psychiatry (Workshop, Durham, 20 July 2013)

Current and Future Applications of Phenomenology in Psychiatry Durham University 20th July 2013 As part of the celebrations marking the centenary of Karl Jaspers’ General Psychopathology, we are pleased to announce a one-day workshop at Grey College, Durham University exploring the theme Current and Future applications of Phenomenology in Psychiatry. This workshop will take place Read the full article…

The Ontology of Emotions (Workshop, Geneva, April 2013)

thumos, the Genevan research group on norms, values and emotions is pleased to announce an international workshop on: THE ONTOLOGY OF EMOTIONS, Geneva, 26th-27th April 2013 Confirmed speakers: MGF Martin, Matthew Soteriou, David Pineda, Joachim Schulte, Clare Mac Cumhaill, Edoardo Zamuner, Agnes Moors and Hitchem Naar. Motivation: It is quite natural to think that the Read the full article…

Disability, mental capacity, medical humanities & the law

Next week, I will be co-running — with Jillian Craigie and Oliver Lewis — the first of two workshops that comprise a collaboration between the Centre for Medical Humanities at Durham University with the Centre for Philosophy, Justice and Health (UCL) and the international human rights NGO The Mental Disability Advocacy Center (MDAC). The closed workshops bring the medical Read the full article…

Memory & Time Research Symposium & Postgraduate Workshop (Symposium, Durham, 9-10 November 2012)

Memory and Time research symposium and postgraduate workshop Research symposium 10th November 2012 Senate Room, Durham Castle This interdisciplinary symposium will showcase new research focusing on questions of memory and time, in line with Durham University’s IAS theme. The event will bring together Durham academics and IAS fellows from English, History, Classics, Music, Psychology and Read the full article…