Open Seminars on Philosophy and Psychiatry (OSF-P)

Organisational Partner: Open Seminars on Philosophy and Psychiatry (OSF-P)


Lead contact: Jakub Tercz, PhD – Chairman of the Board

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Contact: Andrzej Kapusta, Prof. UMCS – Vice Chairman of the Board


Resident in: Poland Working in: Poland

Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Communications/website, Communications/mailing list, Education, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Meeting/workshop, Policy/advocacy, Publications, Research/philosophy, Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork,

Related Area(s) of Interest: Communication skills, engaged epistemology, Evidence-based practice,Ethics, Health economics, Medical humanities/[film, art, literature], Regulation, Law, history/[psychiatry, philosophy, mental health issue, Other/community psychiatry;

Brief Description of Work:
The aim of the OSF-P is to organize conferences, talks, seminars and workshops focusing on issues in mental health, as well as creating networks between academics from the fields of medicine, psychiatry as well as the social sciences, philosophy and the humanities who are working on material relevant to mental health issues. The OSF-P (based in Warsaw and Lublin) began its activities in April 2015. In the first year of its activity the OSF-P organized four large conferences and several smaller events and workshops. It has gathered leading experts from around Poland and guests from abroad.

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