CfP: 2nd Oxford International Philosophy and Psychiatry Conference

Mind, Value and Mental Health: 2nd International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry

15 July 2017: St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford

We are seeking papers for up to three available spaces at the Philosophy and Psychiatry International Conference. We welcome submissions from current graduate students or early career researchers who have completed their doctorate within the past four years. Each speaker will have a maximum of twenty minutes to present their paper followed by ten minutes of discussion time.
Abstracts may be on any topic within the philosophy of mental health and mental illness. Papers that draw on clinical and/or personal experience, as well as submissions of a purely theoretical nature, are welcome. If you wish to submit a paper to the conference, please send a title and 300 word abstract prepared for anonymised refereeing, alongside your name, institutional affiliation and a copy of your CV, to Annelies Lawson ( by 15th December 2016.
Successful graduate speakers will be invited to attend the Summer School and Conference (12 – 15 July 2017) on a full-board basis (with en suite accommodation). There will also be a contribution (up to £100) towards travel and subsistence.

Keynote lectures:
Thrive: The Power of Psychological Therapies to Transform Lives
David M. Clark, Professor and Chair of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford

Epistemic Violence and the Social Imaginary: Patient Voices and Mechanisms of Silencing in Psychiatry
Nancy Nyqvist Potter, Professor of Philosophy, University of Louisville

Interpersonal Experience and the Sense of Reality
Matthew Ratcliffe, Professor of Theoretical Philosophy, University of Vienna

This conference is linked with the Mind, Value and Mental Health: 3rd Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry (13 – 14 July 2017).
Both events are led by Dr Edward Harcourt, Dr Anita Avramides, and Professor Bill Fulford.

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