Gartnavel Royal Hospital & the History of Scottish Psychiatry (Symposium, Glasgow, 15 November 2014)

Gartnavel Royal Hospital and the History of Scottish Psychiatry A Day Symposium to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the founding of Gartnavel Royal Hospital will be held on Saturday, 15th November, 2014, at Cancer Support Scotland, The Calman Centre, Gartnavel Campus Programme 9.30 – 10.00          Registration and Coffee 10.00 – 10.40        Professor Chris Philo (University Read more…

Encountering R.D. Laing’s Archive: Mental Health, Care and Creativity (Call for Applicants, Creative Writing Workshop, Glasgow, 18 Sept 2014)

Encountering R.D. Laing’s Archive: Mental Health, Care and Creativity Creative Writing Workshop 18th September 2014 10am – 4pm Special Collections, University of Glasgow Library. Organisers: Cheryl McGeachan, Sarah Hepworth and Geraldine Perriam As Glasgow marks a significant milestone in its history of mental health care in 2014, being 200-years of Read more…

The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy (Workshop, King’s College London, 19th June 2014)

The Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King’s College London in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry and the Social Care Research Workforce Unit invite you to a workshop on The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy Date: 19th June 2014  |  Time: 9:00 – 18:00  |  Location: King’s College Read more…

Reviewer Needed: ‘Everyday Ethics: Voices from the Front Line of Community Psychiatry’ (2013) by Paul Brodwin

We are thrilled to request a review of ‘Everyday Ethics’ by Paul Brodwin (UCPress) for the Centre for Medical Humanities, a hub that has an explicit interest in clinical intersubjectivity and the myriad of ways in which medicine conceives and represents patients. It will be especially attractive to anthropologists, but expressions Read more…

Events on Mental Health, Stigma and Theatre with Chris Lee and Catherine Hartley (Edinburgh, 26 March 2014)

ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH HEALTH HUMANITIES SEMINAR AND MASTERCLASS SERIES EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER MASTERCLASS: STAGING THE STIGMA Chris Lee and Catherine Hartley Wednesday 26 March 2014, University of Edinburgh 2:00-3:30pm Room G.11 Doorway 4, Old Medical School, Teviot Place Chris Lee and Catherine Hartley are service managers of community mental Read more…

Jonathan M. Metzl – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ (Lecture, Durham University, 4th April 2014)

Professor Jonathan M. Metzl, Director of the Centre for Medicine, Health and Society, Vanderbilt University – ‘The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia’ A public lecture presented by the Centre for Medical Humanities to be held at Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, Science Site, Durham University: Friday 4th Read more…

The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia – Jonathan Metzl (Public Lecture, 4 April 2014, Durham University)

The Protest Psychosis: Race, Stigma, and the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Professor Jonathan Metzl 5.30pm Friday 4 April 2014 Arthur Holmes Lecture Theatre, Science Site, Durham University Abstract: Misperceptions that persons with schizophrenia are violent or dangerous lie at the heart of stigmatizations of the disease.  My talk tells the story Read more…