Conference: Belief, imagination and delusion

November 6th – 7th, 2018 at the University of Birmingham. Registration closes October 26th 2018. This conference aims to bring together researchers interested in the nature of belief, imagination, and delusion formation, to reflect on interactions between these areas. The conference will invite researchers working on the nature of belief or imagination to approach delusions as […]

PhD Studentship: Introspection and confabulation

Deadline: 13th of October 2018. Start date January 2018 at the earliest. The position is located within the project “What Can We Know About Ourselves? A Large Scale Effort to Investigate Introspection and Confabulation” and is therefore specializing in choice blindness, self-knowledge and preference formation in decision making. The position requires strong documented competence in experimental […]

Lecture series: Maudsley lectures in Psychoanalysis

Starting 8th October 2018. AUTUMN 2018 VENUE: Robin Murray lecture room, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Camberwell, South London. The Maudsley lectures in Psychoanalysis:  an ‘Institute of Psychoanalysis’ series of lectures and discussion groups exploring the application of psychoanalytic concepts to clinical work and beyond. Autumn term ‘18:  Psychoanalytic Consultation Spring term ’19: Relationship between Mind and Body. To […]

PhD Studentship: Grassroots spaces of recovery – Alternative organising for mental health

The Open University, Milton Keynes, beginning 1 February 2019. Deadline for applications: 5pm GMT Monday 8th October 2018. Further information here. In the UK, it is estimated that 1 in 4 persons will experience a mental health issue at some point in their life. The provision of care for mental health through the National Health Service (NHS) […]

Seminar: What does the practice of Psychiatric Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide (EAS) have to do with the UK debate over Physician-Assisted Suicide?

Friday 14 September, 2018, 12.00 – 1.30 pm. King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Main Building, Seminar Room 3 (Denmark Hill campus). Speaker: Dr Scott Kim, MD, PhD, Senior Investigator in the Department of Bioethics, National Institutes of Health, Washington DC. He will speak on the topic: ‘What does the practice of Psychiatric Euthanasia/Assisted Suicide (EAS) have to do with […]