The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar (2019)

During the Spring of 2019 the Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar will be held. It convenes on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays from September through May. 2:00 PM Baker Tower Conference Room F-1200. The schedule is as follows:

 January 2                     

Helen Tyson, Ph.D., University of Sussex, Stevens-Barchas Lecture, “Forebodings about fascism: Marion Milner and Virginia Woolf”

January 16                   

Bican Polat, Ph.D., Tsinghua University, Beijing, “Before Attachment Theory: Genealogy of a Psychological Concept”

January 30                   

Issues in Mental Health Policy

 February 6                   

Kathryn Tabb, Ph.D., Columbia University, “Associationism and Psychopathology from Locke to Darwin”

February 20                 

Stefania Pandolfo, University of California Berkeley, TBD

March 6                       

Lois Oppenheim, Ph.D., Montclair State University, Esman Lecture, “Resisting Representation: A Psychoanalytic Consideration of Form and Formlessness in the Work of Agnes Martin”

March 20                     

Chiara Thumiger, Ph.D., University of Warwick, “Phrenitis and the Localisation of Mental Pathology: The Ancient Roots of a Key Topic in the History of Psychiatry”

April 3                        

Cornelius Borck, M.D., Ph.D., University of Lübeck Germany, “Brainstorms and Brainwaves: On the Cultures of Visualizing Brain Activity”

April 17                       

Youval Rotman, Ph.D., Tel Aviv University, “Relational Perceptions of the Psyche: History-Psychology-Anthropology”

May 1                          

Lucy Bergeret, doctoral candidate, Johns Hopkins University, “Im-possibile Separations: Hypnotism and the Birth of Psychoanalysis”

May 15                        

Siep Stuurman, Ph.D., Utrecht University, Eric T. Carlson Memorial Lecture: Grand Rounds, Uris Auditorium, “Paradoxes of Equality and Common Humanity from the Enlightenment to the Present Time”


Richardson Seminar,Room F1190, “Global Intellectual History: Why, What, and How?”


One thought on “The Richardson History of Psychiatry Research Seminar (2019)

  1. Ivan Crozier says:

    IT would be really useful to know where these seminars take place – the room number is given, but not the University, town or country…

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