Anti-Psychiatry and Its Legacies: Live-Streamed Panel Discussions from Nottingham Contemporary (12 & 13 February 2013)

Anti-Psychiatry and Its Legacies Nottingham Contemporary Tue 12 and Wed 13 February, 6-9pm Recordings of these Livestreamed discussions are now available Piero Gilardi’s work with marginalised communities, including those confined to mental hospitals, was influenced by Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia (1924-80). Alongside Michel Foucault, R.D. Laing, Felix Guattari and Thomas Read more…

Anti-Psychiatry and Its Legacies (Talks, Nottingham, 12 & 13 February 2013)

Anti-Psychiatry and Its Legacies, Nottingham Contemporary Tue 12 and Wed 13 February Free The Space Piero Gilardi’s work with marginalised communities, including those confined to mental hospitals, was influenced by Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia (1924-80). Alongside Michel Foucault, R.D. Laing, Felix Guattari and Thomas Szasz, Basaglia contributed to the diverse Read more…

Psychiatric patients and treatments on screen: militantism, care and processes of subjectivation (Conference, Paris, 5-6 Dec 2012)

Psychiatric patients and treatments on screen is an International conference organized by Nausica Zaballos (EHESS Paris), Jean-François Coffin (Paris V Descartes, Centre Alexandre Koyré), Alessandro Manna (IRIS). The aim of the conference is to provide the opportunity for scholars from different fields of research to study how the cinematic representation Read more…

Living with Death: Perspectives on End-of-Life Care (Screening & discussion, Edinburgh University, 12 October 2012)

The University of Edinburgh invites you to the first of this semester’s Edinburgh University Medical Humanities Research Network (EUMHRN) events. The event is entitled ‘Living with Death: Perspectives on End-of-Life Care’ and consists of the screening of two recent documentary films, Let Our Dad Die and A Good Death, responses Read more…