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…

Selling Sickness: People Before Profits (Conference Announcement, Washington DC, 20-22 February 2013)

Selling Sickness, 2013: People Before Profits Washington, D.C. Hyatt Capitol Hill February 20-22, 2013 www.sellingsickness.com The goal of this innovative international conference is to increase collaboration and dialog among consumer health advocates, academic and clinical reformers, and health journalists to examine and challenge the global tide of disease mongering. Previous disease-mongering congresses (Australia, Read more…

Measures of Subjective Well-being for Public Policy (Conference, Leeds, 13-15 July 2012)

“Measures of Subjective Well-being for Public Policy” is an interdisciplinary international conference taking place at the University of Leeds, 13-15 July, 2012.  Keynote speakers for the conference include Richard Layard, Peter Railton, Valerie Tiberius and Dan Haybron. The conference aims to bring together philosophers and non-philosophers – from psychologists and Read more…