Seminar: Functional Model of Capacity and Euthanasia for Persons with Dementia in the Netherlands

Friday 13 September, 2019, at 12.00, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, Denmark Hill (room to be confirmed). Summary:  The controversy surrounding euthanasia and assisted suicide (EAS) of persons with dementia has focused on those performed based on advance requests, i.e. for persons who are incapable of making a contemporaneous request for EAS. But […]

Workshop: Conceptual Issues in Biological Psychiatry

6th and 7th of November 2019, King’s College London. Peter Sowerby Interdisciplinary Workshop The Peter Sowerby Philosophy & Medicine project invites abstract submissions for an interdisciplinary two-day workshop on conceptual issues in biological psychiatry. What follows is a suggestive, non-exhaustive list of questions we are interested in discussing as part of the workshop. ·  What kinds […]

Job: Mental Health Act Policy Manager

Application deadline: 08 Aug 2019, 11:45PM. Full-time, ongoing position at the Care Quality Commission. Further details on the CQC website here. Please note, if applying for London, CQC has recently announced a location change to our London Office on Buckingham Palace Road.  If successful you will be based in our Buckingham Palace Road office until this relocates […]

Event: Understanding Personality Disorders

Monday 10th June 2019, 9.30am – 4.15pm. Seminar and launch of the Understanding Personality Disorders Network. At the Collaborating Centre for Value-based Practice in Health and Social Care St Catherine’s College, Oxford University, Manor Road, OX1 3UJ. Programme: 9.30 Registration 9.45 Steve Pearce (Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust) Making a place for agency in the clinic […]

Funded PhD: Reading Guilty Minds 

Deadline for applications: May 20, 2019. The Centre for Ethics at the University of Zurich is recruiting a PhD candidate for the interdisciplinary SNF project Reading Guilty Minds. The project is lead by Dr Markus Kneer (www.markuskneer.com). Topic The project Reading Guilty Minds explores the ascription of potentially inculpating mental states (mens rea) such as intention and knowledge. Its central […]