Concepts of Mental Health (Call for Participants, British Postgraduate Philosophy Association Masterclass, April 2013)

BPPA Masterclass 2013 April 12th-13th University College London A unique opportunity for graduate researchers within the field of philosophy and mental health has just been announced. This year’s British Postgraduate Philosophy Association masterclass will be on concepts of mental health. A masterclass involves a mixture of seminars, group-workshops, presentations by students and experts and 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…

Project Launch: “Schizophrenia: reception, semantic shift and criticism of a concept in the 20th century”

Anke Maatz writes: I am pleased to announce the launch of ‘Schizophrenia: reception, semantic shift and criticism of a concept in the 20th century. An interdisciplinary project.’ Based in Zurich where in 1908, Eugen Bleuler introduced the term ‘schizophrenia’ into the medical discourse, this three year long SNF-funded project aims Read more…