Conference: Transforming Children’s Mental Health in Schools

Tuesday 14th May, 2019 at the Royal Society of Medicine, London. Students on the MSc in Mental Health, Ethics and Law and others may be interested in this learning and networking opportunity in a growing area. Transforming Children’s Mental Health in Schools: Targeted Interventions brings together medical and educational professionals to provide better care for school […]

Seminar: An Alternative Review of the Mental Health Act

Wednesday 8 May, 2019, at 12.00 pm, Seminar Room 1 at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, Denmark Hill campus. Mental Health, Ethics & Law seminar  Speakers: Akiko Hart and Rachel (Rai) Waddingham Akiko is chair of the International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis, and Hearing Voices manager at Mind […]

Seminar: Hubris in Democratic Athens

Thursday 4 April, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the Boardroom at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, Denmark Hill campus. Professor Hugh Bowden, Professor of Ancient History, King’s College London will speak on one of the MPG’s themes, Power and Personality, with particular reference to ‘Hubris’ in ancient Greece. Professor Bowden has […]

Seminar: Outside the Asylum: Community Mental Health in Palestine

Wednesday, 6th February, 2019, 12.30 – 13.30pm. Anatomy museum, Strand Campus, King’s College London. Speaker: Dr Hanna Kienzler Abstract:  International human rights treaties such as the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) have challenged viewing persons with mental disorders as “objects” of charity, treatment and protection toward viewing them as “subjects” with rights and […]

Seminar: Designing the ‘grievous bonds’: A focus group study exploring stakeholder opinions and developing a clinical template and pathway for a Self-binding Advance Directive for Bipolar

Wednesday 27 February, 2019, starting at 12.00 pm. The Boardroom, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, 16 de Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF. Mental Health, Ethics & Law Research Seminar. Dr Lucy Stephenson and Dr Tania Gergel will be presenting their ongoing research work on Self-binding Advance Directives. “Designing the ‘grievous bonds’: A focus group […]

PhD: Priestley PhD Scholarship in Youth Mental Health: Personhood, Epistemic injustice, and the Clinical Encounter in Early Psychosis

Institute of Mental Health, University of Birmingham. Applications close January 24th, 2019. Supervisors: Professor Matthew Broome (UoB), Professor Lisa Bortolotti (UoB), Professor Barnaby Nelson (Orygen and University of Melbourne) Project Description: The project aims to examine different dimensions of the encounter between mental health clinicians and young people with psychosis. The project’s fundamental assumption is that […]