"Beyond the asylum: writing the social history of psychiatry in French colonial Vietnam" and
"Upped Antes and Pulled Rugs: Reading the Lessons of Psychiatric Reforms in Postwar U.S"
The Department of Anthropology in collaboration with the Georg-August-University in Germany will be hosting a Mental Health Conference Friday, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th. This is a free event with three keynote talks which are open to the public.
Friday, April 28th, 9.00 – 10.00am (McMillan Café)
‘Beyond the asylum: writing the social history of psychiatry in French colonial Vietnam’
Presented by Claire Edington (Assistant Professor of History at UC San Diego)
Friday, April 28th, 1.30 – 2.30pm (McMillan Café)
‘Upped Antes and Pulled Rugs: Reading the Lessons of Psychiatric Reforms in Postwar U.S’
Presented by Kim Hopper (Professor of Clinical Socio-Medical Studies, Columbia University)
Saturday, April 29th, 9.00 – 10.00am (McMillan G052)
‘The Globalization of Trauma, Trauma Disorders, and Trauma Treatment:
What should anthropologists make of this?’
Presented by Byron Good (Professor of Medical Anthropology, Harvard)
For inquiries, contact Calin Sterling.
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