Joint meeting: King’s Humanities & Health and Social Science, Health & Medicine

The Centre for the Humanities & Health and the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, both based at King’s College London, will hold a joint meeting today.

Time and location: October 24th, 1:30 – 5:30 pm, K0.18, Strand Campus


1.30 – 1.45 Welcome and Introduction

1.45 – 3.15 Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine – Chair Nikolas Rose

· 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

3.45-5.15 Centre for Humanities and Health – Chair Brian Hurwitz
· 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