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INPP provides a collaborative research and education forum to support organisations and individuals involved in conceptual and ethical work in psychiatry and related disciplines. Its guiding purpose and aims are detailed here.

The INPP website promotes the work of the International Network by:

  •  Encouraging research and education, with information about: (1) local and national organisations; (2) educational establishments, and (3) web resources
  • Advertising forthcoming conferences and new publications

Please check this home page for up-to-date announcements regarding the international Philosophy and Psychiatry community.

To be kept informed about new and forthcoming publications and meetings in the philosophy of psychiatry, request to join the INPP email update list by emailing the secretary, Richard Gipps.

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Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry 30th ANNUAL MEETING (New York| May 5-6th 2018)

Philosophical Perspectives on Affect, Emotion, and Mood in Psychiatric Disorder 

Call for papers.

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In Kraepelin’s shadow: Historical and philosophical foundations of contemporary biological psychiatry 

Organisers: Prof KWM (Bill) Fulford and Professor George Ikkos

Registration: https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/pyk06

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Madness and Modernism Symposium (Durham UK| 11th May 2018)

Insanity in the Light of Modern Art, Literature and Thought A symposium to celebrate, interrogate and reflect upon the significance and wide-ranging influence of Madness and Modernism will be held at Durham University on Friday 11 May 2018. The programme opens with Louis Sass in conversation with Patricia Waugh, modernist literary critic, intellectual historian and co-investigator on interdisciplinary Hearing the Voice project. Contributions are then invited from scholars in any discipline whose work directly engages, contributes to or complicates the arguments and approach of Madness and Modernism. If you would like to present at the symposium, please send abstracts of no more than 200 words as well as a short bio-note to the convenor, Angela Woods (angela.woods@durham.ac.uk), by Thursday 29 March 2018. Notification of acceptance will be by Wednesday 4 April.

The symposium is jointly hosted by Hearing the Voice and the Centre for Medical Humanities and funded by the Wellcome Trust. It will be free to attend and registrations will open in April pending final confirmation of the programme.

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Project PERFECT: Confabulation and Epistemic Innocence (Milano-Bicocca University, Milan| May 28th, 2018)

Call for papers deadline: 28th February, 2018

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A Three Day Multi-Disciplinary International Conference (Paris, France|6th-9th June, 2018)

  Inhuman Gaze and Perceiving Otherwise

Call for papers.

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 International Conference held by the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge (Stockholm| June 13-15th, 2018)

Phenomenology of Medicine and Bioethics

Abstract deadline: January 1, 2018

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Section of Philosophy and Humanities in Psychiatry (SPHP) of the World Psychiatric Association (Mexico City| September 27-30th, 2018)

Special Symposium on Philosophy, Humanities, and Psychiatry 

For details please contact our colleague: Guilherme Messas, organiser on behalf of the SPHP at: guilherme.messas@fcmsantacasasp.edu.br

Click here for more information. 

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International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry 20th Annual Conference, Hosted by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ (RANZCP) Section of History, Philosophy and Ethics of Psychiatry (Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, Hong Kong| October 4th-6th, 2018)

History, Philosophy and Ethics of Psychiatry: The State of Play in the 21st Century.

Abstract submissions will close at 5pm AEDT on Friday 29 June 2018.

Early bird registration is available until 2 July 2018.

 Register now

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