Conference: Owning Our Emotions — Emotion, Authenticity and the Self

21st – 28th September, 2016. Institute of Philosophy, Room 349, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. Keynote speakers include: Professor Monika Betzler, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich Professor Kristján Kristjánsson, University of Birmingham Professor Denis McManus, University of Southampton Dr Carolyn Price, The Open University Professor Fabrice Teroni, University of Geneva Dr Jonathan Webber, University of Cardiff […]

Conference: Other psychotherapies across time, space, and cultures

3 – 4 April, 2017, University of Glasgow. The Wellcome Trust-funded Conference ‘Other Psychotherapies – across time, space, and cultures’ brings contemporary Western expertise into dialogue with psychotherapeutic approaches from spatially, historically or otherwise distant cultures. The conference committee invites abstracts of up to 300 words for 20-minute presentations, to be submitted by no later than 31 […]

Conference: Moral Enhancement

7th-8th of July, 2016, University of Exeter. Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference 2016. Registration is now open for the annual Royal Institute of Philosophy Conference, taking place this year at the University of Exeter with the topic of moral enhancement. The idea that it might be possible to morally enhance people by manipulating their genome or […]

Conference: Beyond Psychiatric Diagnosis: Legal, Scientific, Humanitarian and Practical Implications

22nd June 2016, 11:00 – 15:30. The BPS London Office, 30 Tabernacle Street, London EC2A 4UE.   The Mental Health Service and the Legal System are closely linked. The limits and scientific legitimacy of the use of psychiatric diagnosis in mental health services is being openly debated and there is growing recognition of the need for improvement and change. […]