Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects – Rebecca Bitenc (Seminar, Durham, 13 February 2013)

Life-writing at the limits: dementia in contemporary autobiographies and life-writing projects Rebecca Bitenc An Inventions of the Text seminar Wednesday, 13th February 2013 5:30 – 7:00 pm Department of English Studies, Hallgarth House Seminar Room, Durham University Dementia, due to world-wide increasing incidence rates, has come to the fore of Read more…

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:  Read more…

King’s College Philosophy and Medicine Seminar Series (London, 2013)

2012/13 PHILOSOPHY OF MEDICINE SEMINAR SERIES Department of Philosophy/Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London Tuesday 22 January 2013, 2.00-3.30 Silvia Camporesi (Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London): Adult ADHD: Self-Diagnosis, Self Deception and the Ethics of Cognitive Enhancement Tuesday 5 February 2013, 2.00-3.30 Ilina Singh (Department Read more…

Voice-Hearing in the Middle Ages: Hilary Powell and Corinne Saunders at the Joint Special Interest Group for Psychosis (Durham University, 30 January 2013)

Durham University and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust Joint Special Interest Group for Psychosis is open to all staff working in either the Trust or University and will be of particular interest to those working in ‘psychosis services’ or psychosis research. A warm welcome is also extended Read more…

Meaning and Mindedness: Encounters between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis (Tavistock Seminar Series, 2013)

Meaning and Mindedness: Encounters between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis Tavistock Centre 120 Belsize Lane, Hampstead, NW3 7pm – 9pm Cost: £15 (some concessions) Seminar 1: Psychosis. 25th January 2013. Speaker: Richard Gipps (Clinical Psychologist; co-editor, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry). Discussant: tba Seminar 2: Envy. 22nd February 2013. Speaker: Read more…