Mental Health and Dependency (Second Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland Symposium, Glasgow, 18 May)

The second MHRNS Symposium, themed on “Mental Health” and “Dependency” will take place on Saturday 18 May, 4 University Gardens, Glasgow. Guest speakers are: Dr Lucy Burke (Manchester Metropolitan University), “Care and Dependency: Keywords in Disability Culture or Why Language Matters” and Dr Jonathan Andrews (Newcastle University), “Asylum patient cultures: […]

Narrative Psychiatry and the Little Red Alfa – Dr Philip Thomas (Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland Public Lecture, Edinburgh, 11 March 2013)

The Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland is delighted to announce its second public lecture: Narrative Psychiatry and the Little Red Alfa Dr Philip Thomas 11 March 2013 Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Teviot Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh Narrative Psychiatry and the Little Red Alfa:  […]

Inaugural Symposium of the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (Glasgow, April 2012) – Programme Announced

Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland (MHRNS) Symposium 2012 The RSE-funded MHRNSaims to enable greater and more sustained collaborative research within Scotland in the medical humanities. The first symposium of the MHRNS will be held in the School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow, on Saturday 28 April 2012, addressing two […]

Putting “Theory into Practice” – Reflecting on the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland Workshop 2

Cheryl McGeachan, Phd Candidate at the University of Glasgow, writes: Recently, the Medical Humanities Research Network Scotland held its second workshop event at the University of Edinburgh, entitled “Theory into Practice”. Following on from the first workshop event at the University of Glasgow, entitled “Why Historicise?”, this workshop sought to investigate […]

Mental Health and the Human Good – RCP Scotland Philosophy and Psychiatry Conference – 6-7 October Aberdeen

The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Scotland First UK Conference on Philosophy and Psychiatry Mental Health and the Human Good A Conference in Honour of Professor Eric Matthews Thursday 6 – Friday 7 October 2011 Matthew Hay Conference Centre, Suttie Centre Foresterhill, Aberdeen Featuring presentations by Bill Fulford, Eric Matthews, […]