‘We’re All Mad Here’ (Film Screening and Q&A with the filmmaker, 17 December 2014, Durham University)

‘We’re All Mad Here’   by Conor McCormackWednesday 17 December 5.30 – 7 pm The Joachim Room, College of St Hild and St Bede Durham University, Leazes Road, Durham DH1 1SZ For the past 3 years independent filmmaker Conor McCormack has been documenting the Bristol Hearing Voices Network, a self-help group for people who hear Read more…

The Emergence of Experience Seminar Series: Minds, Beckett, Narratology, Dementia, Medical Humanities (Durham, 11 Nov 2014)

The Emergence of Experience, Seminar Series Institute of Advanced Study University of Durham, 2014-2015 11 November 2014 Institute of Advanced Study, Seminar Room, 16.00-18.00 Marco Bernini:  Submerging minds: features and principles of Beckett’s broken emergencies The recurring dehumanization or degeneration of Beckett’s characters’ mental faculties have largely been analysed as Read more…

Medical Humanities’ perspectives on the phenomenology of auditory verbal hallucinations – Angela Woods (Public Lecture, Sheffield, 22 October 2014)

Medical Humanities Sheffield is proud to continue a series of open interdisciplinary lectures for students, staff and the general public. Conundrums, confounds and cacophonies: Medical Humanities’ perspectives on the phenomenology of auditory verbal hallucinations Dr. Angela Woods, University of Durham WEDNESDAY 22 October 2014 Council Room – Firth Court – Read more…

Inner Voices, Inner Music: The Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal and Musical Hallucinations (Workshop, Durham, 17-18 September 2014)

Inner Voices, Inner Music: The Phenomenology of Auditory Verbal and Musical Hallucinations A two-day Hearing the Voice workshop                Holgate Conference Centre Grey College, Durham University “Voice-hearing”, or auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs), refers to the experience of hearing a voice or voice-like sound in the absence of an external stimulus. AVHs Read more…

Hearing identity: the (re)presentation of other agents in auditory verbal hallucinations (Seminar, Durham Centre for Medical Humanities HtV, Thursday 12 June 2014 5pm)

The next seminar in the Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series, featuring a presentation by Dr Sam Wilkinson on ‘Hearing identity: the (re)presentation of other agents in auditory verbal hallucinations’, will take place in the Birley Room at Hatfield College at Durham University (number 20 on this map) on Thursday 12 June 2014, Read more…

The Future of the Body: Phenomenology, Medicine and the (Post)human (Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 19-20 June 2014)

The Future of the Body: Phenomenology, Medicine and the (Post)human Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin 19-20 June, 2014 Organised by Luna Dolezal (TCD) and Dylan Trigg (UCD) This conference will bring together leading scholars working in Philosophy,Medical Humanities, Medicine, and related disciplines whose work critically engages with the status Read more…

Matthew Ratcliffe: How Anxiety Produces Verbal Hallucinations (Philosophy of Medicine Seminar, King’s College, 25 March 2014)

The next King’s College London Philosophy of Medicine seminar will be held 25th March, 13.30 – 15.00, Virginia Woolf Building, Room 7.17 (Building F on this map) Professor Matthew Ratcliffe, Durham University How Anxiety Produces Verbal Hallucinations This paper addresses the phenomenology of verbal hallucinations, focusing on the role of anxiety. Pronounced feelings of anxiety Read more…