Book Review

‘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 Read more…

Events

‘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 Read more…

Call for Reviews

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 Read more…

Announcements

‘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 Read more…

Jobs

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 Read more…

Seminars and Lectures

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 Read more…

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