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Meeting of the Oxford Forum Delusion and spiritual experience: a role for cultural values in mental health? – Oxford – Monday 5 March 2018 5.15 – 6.45 pm

The INPP (International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry) Conference 2018 will take place in Hong Kong, 4 – 6 October 2018, on the theme of History, Philosophy and Ethics of psychiatry: the State of Play in the 21st Century

NEW NETWORK LAUNCHED – following a successful Advanced Studies Seminar the NABC (Norms of Action and Belief in the Clinic) Network is now live

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers – The Inhuman Gaze and Perceiving Otherwise

The Values Based Interprofessional Education and Practice Network is now live!

Call for Submissions – The Section of Philosophy and Humanities in Psychiatry (SPHP) of the World Psychiatric Association welcomes submissions for a Special Symposium on Philosophy Humanities & Psychiatry for the WPA World Congress of Psychiatry, to be held in Mexico City, Mexico, 27-30 September 2018

Voice-Hearing Network – Advanced Studies Seminar on  ‘Alternative approaches for working with voice-hearers’

Talking about Dying: the Video

Realising the Value of Values-based Practice – VB CAMHS Network announced in Royal College of Psychiatrists CAMHS Faculty network newsletter by Leo Kroll (Network lead) 

NEW PUBLICATION in French – a French translation of Essential Values-based Practice has just been announced

Conference Announcement – In Kraepelin’s shadow: Historical and philosophical foundations of contemporary biological psychiatry – a one-day conference at the Royal Society of Medicine in London – Tuesday 8 May 2018

Announcement of voice hearing seminar and launch of network – January 24th St Catherine’s College

Call for Abstracts and Participation – in a conference on Global mental health and therapeutic assemblages: concepts, controversy and necessary tensions – University of Sheffield UK – February 12-13th 2018

Announcement of meeting from the Whiteness and Race Equality Network – Urban Football Festival, London, October 28: a Black History Month Event

Evidence into Practice (and Back Again): The Values Agenda Final programme and call for participation – November 2 St Catherine’s College, Oxford

ESRC seminar on co-production in mental health: implications for education  and training

‘Big Question’ session on Talking about Dying hosted by Evan Davies – Thursday November 16 5.00 to 7.00 at St Catherine’s College, Oxford

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has published a new College Report ‘Core Values for Psychiatrists’ (CR204).

Regent Lee, Amy Jones, Felicity Woodgate, Kirthi Ballamkonda, Nicholas Killough, Lucy Fulford-Smith, Katherine Hurst, Ismail Cassimjee, and Ashok Handa – The Experience of Patients During the Clinical Management Pathway of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms at a NHS Trust

Jonathan Herring, Bill Fulford, Michael Dunn and Ashok Handa – Elbow Room for Best Practice? Montgomery, Patients’ Values, and Balanced Decision-making in Person-centred Clinical Care 

Call for Participation: Inaugural Advanced Studies Seminar on ‘Evidence into Practice (and Back Again): the Values Agenda’, 2 November 2017, St Catherine’s College, Oxford 

SAVE THE DATE for INPP conference 2018, Hong Kong

The Centre for Studies in Phenomenology and Psychiatry in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Santiago, is delighted to announce a new international course on Phenomenological Psychopathology and Psychotherapy

Theory Network Announcement

Conference Announcement from the LEAN ViP Network

Susan Weeks has recently published on inter-professional education

Truth, Lies and Dementia – new report and follow up workshop

Lubomira Radoilska and the Philosophy Department of the University of Kent working in partnership with the Collaborating Centre are delighted to announce a programme of research exploring the Norms of Belief and the Norms of Action and how they influence research and practice..

Conference Announcement. 19th INPP international conference – Madrid, 13th – 15th November 2017 – Psychiatry and Philosophy


Call for interested partners for a joint project between Universities of Lincoln and Nairobi Universities developing values-based nursing care for acute mental health

We are holding an initial exploratory meeting in at St Catherine’s College Oxford on May 10th

Can Biology Help Us Understand Psychopathology?
By Vitor Pordeus


New MA Course in Philosophy of Medicine and Psychiatry at King’s College, London

King’s College London’s Department of Philosophy is accepting applications to study for a new MA degree in Philosophy of Medicine & Psychiatry. This programme merges our former programmes in Philosophy of Medicine and Philosophy of Mental Disorder.

Simon Clarke: Impact of Creative Writing on Mental Health
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