Richardson history of psychiatry Research Seminar (Spring 2021)

A new season of the Richardson history of psychiatry research seminar will start soon.

If you want to join, you can send an email to Dr. Megan Wolff at

The schedule is as follows:

January 6: Heather Love, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Stevens-Barchas Lecture
“From the Outside In: Goffman’s Concept of Stigma and Observational Research in the Human Sciences”

Lecture of 6 January has been cancelled.

January 20: Chris Chamberlin, Ph.D., ICI Berlin “The Antiracist Clinic”

February 3: Joel P. Eigen, Ph.D., Franklin & Marshall College”Searching for the Elusive Link: Behavioral Genetics, Neuroscience, and Criminal Responsibility”

February 10: Psychiatry and the arts, TBD

February 17: Louis Sass, Ph.D., Rutgers University, “Mental Disorder, Magic, and the Soul: Ways of Knowing among Traditional Healers in Mexico”

March 3: Ginette Jubinville, Ph.D., University of Montreal, in conversation with Todd Porterfield, Ph.D., New York University, Gallatin Esman Lecture “About Art and Architecture at the Beginning of French Psychiatry”

March 17: Emily Baum, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine “The Psychiatric Hospital in Modern Chinese History”

March 31: Mady Hornig, Ph.D., Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University “The Role of Psychiatry in the Treatment of Neuro-Covid”

April 7: Baher Ibrahim, M.D., Doctoral Candidate, University of Glasgow, “Uprooting, Trauma, and Confinement: Psychiatry in Refugee Camps, 1945-1993”

April 21: Carolyn Laubender, Ph.D., University of Essex “Empires of Mind: Psychosocial Cartographies of ‘The Empire’ in a Narrative of a Child Analysis”

May 5: Psychiatry and the arts, TBD

May 19: Fernando Vidal, Ph.D., Eric T. Carlson Memorial Lecture: Grand Rounds, “How We Became Our Brains”

Richardson Seminar, “Performing Brains on Screen”

May 26: Gal Kachman, Ph.D., Cohn Institute, Israel, “American Depression, Narcissism and the Principle of (21st Century) Reality”

2 thoughts on “Richardson history of psychiatry Research Seminar (Spring 2021)

  1. Leonard Smith says:

    Dear Eva,

    I had an email from the organiser of the Richardson seminars to advise that the first one had been cancelled.

    Best Wishes,

    Len Smith


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