PhD Scholarship: Mental Health / Disability and Implementation of Human Rights in an International Context

Closing date: 5th June 2017. Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham. The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) at the University of Nottingham invites applications for a scholarship on the above topic, to be funded by the IMH.  The scholarship forms part of a developing collaboration with the WHO in Geneva relating to human rights and […]

Panel event: Origins of Consciousness

June 7th 2017, 6.30 – 8.30 pm, London School of Economics. Speakers Björn Brembs, Professor of Neurogenetics, University of Regensburg Chris Frith, Professor Emeritus, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL; Honorary Research Fellow, Institute of Philosophy, University of London Eva Jablonka, Professor of Evolutionary Biology and Philosophy of Biology, Tel-Aviv University David Papineau, ​Professor of […]

Change: MHEL SEMINAR May 24th

Unfortunately Dr Ben Spencer has had to postpone the seminar planned for 24 May. We have now re-scheduled for Wednesday 5 JULY, 4.00 pm in the AnteRoom (SW1.17) of the Dickson Poon School of Law. The seminar subject is the unchanged: “‘I don’t have schizophrenia but I’ll help you with your study’  —  the role of […]

Event: Mental Health and Human Rights

Monday 22 May 2017, 6:30pm. Matrix Chambers, Griffin Buildings, London, WC1R 5LN. An event run by the Human Rights Lawyers Association’s Young Lawyers’ Committee. All are invited to join the panel, as they provide unique perspectives on this area, drawing on their experience in private practice, academia and civil society. The discussion will be followed by […]