Today: 1st JOINT MEETING Centre for the Humanities and Health and Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine

The Centre for the Humanities & Health is glad to announce the 1st joint meeting with the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, to take place today, October 24th, from 130 to 530 om in K0.18, Strand Campus.

Programme as follows:

1.30 – 1.45 Welcome and Introduction (Professor Brian Hurwitz and Professor Nikolas Rose)

Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine
Chair Professor Nikolas Rose 1.45 – 3.15
· Individual introductions
· Narratives of Depreshen: reflections on [Iranian] psychiatric subjectivities
Dr Orkideh Behrouzan
· Risk-benefit evaluations in biomedical research
Dr Annette Rid
· Making medicine molecular – the emergence of a socio-technical regime for personalised medicine
Dr Stuart Hogarth

Discussion (15 minutes)
3.15-3.45 – tea

Centre for Humanities and Health
Chair Professor Brian Hurwitz 3.45-5.15
· Introductions and Presentations
· Conceptualising the medical gaze: the contested role of “distress” in the definitions of mental disorder in the ICD, DSM and draft DSM-5
Prof Derek Bolton
· The impact of culture and war on the presentation and interpretation of psychiatric disorder in the UK, 1914-1960
Prof Edgar Jones
· What you can do with portraits
Prof Ludmilla Jordanova

Discussion (15 minutes)
5.15 Drinks

24th October 2012 1.30-5.30