Jobs: Psychiatry and ethics

The Neuroscience, Ethics and Society theme within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford is currently advertising for a full-time Senior Researcher in Global Psychiatric GenEthics. Current deadline for applications is April 24th 2017. The same group, in connection with the above project and one other, will soon be advertising two full-time Research Assistant […]

Seminar: I don’t have schizophrenia but I’ll help you with your study

Wednesday 24th May, 2017, 4pm. AnteRoom (SW1.17) of the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. Mental Health, Ethics and Law seminar. The seminar will be presented by Dr Ben Spencer whose talk is titled “‘I don’t have schizophrenia but I’ll help you with your study’  —  the role of insight in decision-making capacity […]

PhD Scholarship: Mental health justice and the capability to live in the community

Deadline for applications: 7th May 2017. Professor Sir Richard Trainor Scholarship for a PhD student to work on “Mental health justice and the capability to live in the community” with Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram and Dr Hanna Kienzler in the Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London. For more information about the scholarship please see:  http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/assets/PDF/graduate-school/RT-scholarship-project-advert-VENKATAPURAM.pdf […]

Workshop: Art and social psychiatry – artists’ self-publishing

1 April 2017, 2 – 5 pm. Bethlem Gallery, Bethlem Royal Hospital, BR3 3BX This event is part of the exhibition Thinking Society: Art and Social Psychiatry at the Bethlem Gallery. The workshop will explore combinations of image and text. Make your perspective on the world public! Tickets are £10. Concession tickets are available for SLaM Service users, […]

Forum: Psychoanalysis, Philosophy, Literature

Tuesday 7 March 2017, 6.30-8pm. Wolfson Theatre, London School of Economics. What does the infinite mean to us as finite beings? Can we root our thinking in the finite, or does the idea of the infinite always return? Does thinking philosophically about the infinite inevitably lead us to theology? Thinkers from philosophy, psychoanalysis, and literary studies […]

Lecture: “Difficult people”: A theory of defiance and the role of the social imaginary

1 March 2017, 3 pm – 5 pm. Royal Institute of Philosophy Public Lecture at the University of Kent. Speaker: Nancy Potter, Louisville Abstract: Difficult and defiant people present problems to social cohesion, to law enforcement, to education, to psychiatry, and to the juridical system. But whose problems are these, and who bears the burden of […]