Biopsych Workshop 2015 schedule

Tuesday, February 17th
Sarratt Student Center 216/220

08:30–09:00
Coffee / Tea

09:00–09:30
Opening: Tim McNamara, Elizabeth Rapisarda, Jonathan Metzl, Dominique Béhague

09:30–10:15
Paper 1: Nick Manning: “MGMH and Global Health Movements – some preliminaries”
Discussion leaders: Laurence Kirmayer & Laura Stark

10:15–11:00
Paper 2: Francisco Ortega: “The biopolitics of Autism in Brazil”
Discussion leaders: Ken MacLeish & Jonathan Metzl

11:00–11:15
Break

11:15–12:00
Paper 3: Bahr Weiss: “Evaluation of Psychotherapy Procedures and Competence of Vietnamese Therapists”
Discussion leaders: Alex Cohen & Troy Moon

12:00–12:45
Paper 4: Dominique Behague: “Experiments in Brazilian social psychiatry: Insights for global mental health?”
Discussion leaders: Ricardo Araya & Ted Fischer

12:45–13:45
Lunch

13:45–14:30
Paper 5: Alex Cohen: “Questions from inside: A critical view of global mental health”
Discussion leaders: Pamela Collins & Nick Manning

14:30–15:15
Paper 6: Kenneth MacLeish: “How to Feel About War: The Global Politics of American Military Mental Health”
Discussion leaders: Neely Myers & Nikolas Rose

15:15–15:30
Break

15:30–16:15
Paper 7: Neely Myers: “Hearing Distressing Voices in Tanzania: Lessons from the Field for Early Interventions”
Discussion leaders: Pamela Collins & Francisco Ortega

16:15–17:00
Paper 8: Junko Kitanaka: “Diagnosing biosocial vulnerabilities: Psychiatric care for depression as an illness of work stress”
Discussion leaders: Nikolas Rose & Ricardo Araya

18:00
Formal Dinner Celebration, Josephine’s, 12 South

Wednesday, February 18th
Sarratt Student Center 216/220

08:00–08:30
Coffee/Tea

08:30–09:15
Paper 9: Jonathan Metzl “Structural competency: Theorizing a new medical engagement with stigma and inequality
Discussion leaders: Laurence Kirmayer & Ted Fischer

09:15–10:00
Paper 10: Eugene Raikhel: “No Substitutions: Russian narcology and the debate over opiate-substitution therapy”
Discussion leaders: Nick Manning & Bahr Weiss

10:00–10:45
Paper 11: Laura Stark: “The death of Frantz Fanon: A living colonialism in ‘Global’ Mental Health?
Discussion leaders: Alex Cohen & Eugene Raikhel

10:45–11:00
Break

11:00–11:30
Closing Discussion

11:30–12:30
Lunch

16:00–18:00
Keynote lecture: Professor Nikolas Rose, “Our Brains, Ourselves?” with commentaries from Dr Stephan Heckers (Psychiatry), Professor Emily Nacol (Political Science), Professor Jonathan Metzl (MHS) and Professor Sarah Igo (History) (Stevenson Hall, 4309)

18:00–19:00
Reception (Buttrick Hall)

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