DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities (Workshop, Geneva, 7–8 July 2014)

DSM-5 & the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis: Perspectives from the Medical Humanities Brocher foundation, Switzerland Organizer: Dr Matthew Smith, University of Strathclyde In May of 2013, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) was published. Often referred to as the ‘Psychiatric Bible’, the DSM, Read more…

Philosophy Workshop on Time and Well-Being (Birmingham, 6 June 2014)

Royal Institute of Philosophy, Birmingham Branch Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham Friday 6th of June 2014 Room G51, ERI Building, University of Birmingham Campus Workshop on Time and Well-Being 13.00-14.20 “The Passing of Momentary Well-Being” Ben Bramble (University of Vienna) 14.20-14.40 Tea and Coffee Break 14.40-16.00 “What Is Child Well-Being?” Read more…

Understanding and Communicating Pain (Public Lecture, 07 May 2014 and Workshop, 08 May 2014, Durham University)

Understanding and Communicating Pain: an interdisciplinary approach 07 May 2014, 6.00 – 8.00pm Calman Learning Centre, Durham University 08 May 2014, 9.00 – 3.00pm, Wolfson Research Institute, Durham University Pain is not just an individual physical or emotional experience. The ways in which it is represented and imagined, and the Read more…

Medical Knowledge, Medical Duties (Concepts of Health Workshop, King’s College, 27 September 2013)

Centre for Humanities and Health, King’s College London The fifth Concepts of Health workshop will be held on 27th September 2013 in the Council Room, Strand Campus KCL. MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE, MEDICAL DUTIES 9.30                       Registration 10.00                     Welcome and opening remarks 10.15-11.30         Session 1: Public and private goods 11.30-11.45         Read more…

Illness, narrative and phenomenology (Workshop, Bristol, 9 July 2013)

Medical Humanities Cluster Workshop, 9 July 2013 ILLNESS, NARRATIVE AND PHENOMENOLOGY University of Bristol 9.30-10:00 Coffee 10:00-11:00 Session 1 Anthony Lesser (University of Manchester), Can the progress of an illness be unconsciously controlled? Karin Eli (University of Oxford), ‘The body remembers’: embodied reconciliations of disorder and recovery 11.00-12.00 Session 2 Read more…

Current and Future Applications of Phenomenology in Psychiatry (Workshop, Durham, 20 July 2013)

Current and Future Applications of Phenomenology in Psychiatry Durham University 20th July 2013 As part of the celebrations marking the centenary of Karl Jaspers’ General Psychopathology, we are pleased to announce a one-day workshop at Grey College, Durham University exploring the theme Current and Future applications of Phenomenology in Psychiatry. Read more…

Memory & Time Research Symposium & Postgraduate Workshop (Symposium, Durham, 9-10 November 2012)

Memory and Time research symposium and postgraduate workshop Research symposium 10th November 2012 Senate Room, Durham Castle This interdisciplinary symposium will showcase new research focusing on questions of memory and time, in line with Durham University’s IAS theme. The event will bring together Durham academics and IAS fellows from English, Read more…