CfP – History of Mental Health: Joint Annual Conference of the History and Philosophy of Psychology section and the UK Critical Psychiatry Network

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Tuesday 22nd March 2016 – Wednesday 23rd March 2016 at Leeds Trinity University

The British Psychological Society’s History & Philosophy of Psychology Section in collaboration with the UK Critical Psychiatry Network invites submissions for its 2016 Annual Conference to be held at Leeds Trinity University 22nd-23rd March.

The theme of the conference is the history of mental health, with keynote addresses from Professor Gail Hornstein (Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts) and Dr. Joanna Moncrieff (University College London). Papers are invited in related areas such as clinical psychology, psychiatry, service users, resistances to psychiatry, critical perspectives and interventions.

Who is the Conference intended for?
Academics (psychology, philosophy, medicine, history, sociology), clinicians (mental health), mental health service users/carers, postgraduate students.

The conference is open to independent and professional scholars in all relevant fields, not just Section or British Psychological Society members.

Submissions
Oral and Poster Submissions will be invited for this Conference. Individual papers or symposia in any area dealing with conceptual and historical issues in Psychology, broadly defined, are invited. We particularly welcome submissions in related areas to the theme of the conference, such as clinical psychology, psychiatry, service users, resistances to psychiatry, critical perspectives and interventions.

If you are interested in presenting an oral or poster submission at the conference then please make your submission via the submission webpage by 23:59 Sunday 17th January 2016.

Further submission guidelines can be found here.

Bursaries
Four bursaries are available to those working with mental health charitable organisations, service user groups or carers’ groups. If you wish to apply for a bursary please contact Dr. Alison Torn on a.torn@leedstrinity.ac.uk.

Wine reception and Dinner
A wine reception is included in delegate fees and will be held at Weetwood Hall at 7pm Tuesday 22nd March. This will be followed by the conference dinner (not included in delegate fees).
 

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