Conference: Symposium on Philosophy, Humanities & Psychiatry

September 27th – 30th,  2018. World Psychiatric Association, Mexico City, Mexico. The Section of Philosophy and Humanities in Psychiatry (SPHP) of the World Psychiatric Association is planning to submit a Special Symposium on Philosophy Humanities & Psychiatry for the WPA World Congress of Psychiatry. Submissions for the Special Symposium are welcomed. For details and to make […]

Events: Personhood and Selfhood – Social Personhood

January 16th 2018, 9:00am-6:10pm, The University of Manchester. Deadline for registration: 12pm, Friday 13th January 2018. Website: Registration is now open for the first workshop within the Royal Institute of Philosophy and AHRC North West Doctoral Training Partnership sponsored series on Personhood and Selfhood, to be held at the University of Manchester on the 16th […]

Network: Neuroethics Now – The State of the Field and a View to the Future

June 19, 20, 21, 2017, at ICM Insitut du Cerveau et de la Moelle  Épinère, Brain & Spine Institute, Paris, France The Fourth Neuroethics Network Neuroethics Now:  The State of the Field and a View to the Future As neuroethics enters its second decade, the field confronts new techniques and technologies, as well as new – and frequently controversial – clinical […]

Postgraduate conference: Philosophical Perspectives on Disability

May 9th, 2017, University of Leeds. The University of Leeds Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) chapter would like to cordially invite you to attend its second conference, to be held on Tuesday 9th May 2017. Our theme will be the philosophy of disability. Given that the interest in the philosophical aspects of disability is fairly new, there still are a […]

Symposium: Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention

3-4 April 2017, Swansea University. Two-day Symposium: Neurointerventions in Crime Prevention: Bioethical, Legal and Criminological Perspectives Brain active drugs and other ‘neuro-interventions’ could potentially be used to facilitate the rehabilitation of criminal offenders. Should offenders ever be offered or required to undergo such interventions? This symposium will bring together academics from the fields of bioethics, philosophy, medicine, criminology and […]

Workshop: The social impact of medicalising psychiatry

Friday, February 17th, 2017. University of Western Ontario, in London, ON, Canada.  Deadline for submitting an abstract (max. 500 words): December 23, 2016.  Submission is now open for posters to be presented at a workshop on The Social Impact of Medicalizing Psychiatry to be held on Friday, February 17th, 2017 at the University of Western Ontario, in London, […]