PhD positions: Cognitive Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind

Deadline for applications: May 25, 2020 (13.00 CET). IUSS Pavia / San Raffaele University Milan 3 positions available http://www.iusspavia.it/bando2 (Italian) http://www.iusspavia.it/call-for-applications2 (English) A call for *3 three-year fully funded PhD positions* is available for the PhD Program in *Cognitive Neuroscience and Philosophy of Mind* promoted by a consortium between the School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia and Vita-Salute […]

Seminar: Human kinds, interactive kinds, and realism about kinds

19th March, 2020 at 6.00 pm. Boardroom, 1st Floor, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Denmark Hill, London. Maudsley Philosophy Group seminar. Abstract: A kind is an interactive human kind when the existence and nature of that kind of people depends on our classificatory practices—when there is an interaction between the kind and how we […]

Seminar: Medicalisation at the doorstep? Rethinking community mental health care as service delivery in Ghana

Wednesday, 12th February, 2020, 12.30-13.30. Anatomy museum, Strand Campus, King’s College London. Global Health and Social Medicine Seminar, with a free Lunch provided at 12:00. Speaker: Dr. Ursula M Read Abstract: This presentation draws on long-term ethnography in Ghana exploring the ways in which concepts of care, rights and community are enacted in response to severe mental illness […]

Event: Into the Abyss – In conversation with a cognitive neuropsychiatrist

Wednesday 19th February, 2020, 19:30 – 21:00. BELL HOUSE, 27 College Road, Dulwich, London, SE21 7BG. Professor Anthony David comes to Bell House to discuss his new book ‘Into the Abyss’, in conversation with Dr Emma Staples.   We cannot know how to fix a problem until we understand its causes. But even for some of the most common mental […]