MBBS Curriculum 2020

Peter Sowerby Interdisciplinary Workshop

The Brain

Conceptual Issues in Biological Psychiatry

6-7 November

Location:
Bedford Room (Ground Floor)
Senate House
University of London
Malet Street
WC1E 7HU
London

Registration: This event is now fully booked. If you’d like to be put on a waiting list send an email containing your full name to Harriet Fagerberg (harriet.fagerberg@kcl.ac.uk) with ‘Sowerby Biological Psychiatry Waiting List’ in the subject line.



Programme

6th of November

  • 10:30 – 11:00 Registration
  • 11:00 – 11:15 Welcome
  • 11:15 – 12:15 Gareth Owen (KCL) – Psychiatry: neurology, psychology or social work?
  • 12:15 – 12:30 Break
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Vaughan Bell (UCL) and Monica Greco (Goldsmiths) – The Functional/Organic distinction in neurology and psychiatry: a multiplicity of uses
  • 13:30 – 14:15 Lunch
  • 14:15 – 15:15 Anna Daniels (Charité) – A claim for integrated dimensional psychiatry
  • 15:15 – 15:45 Break
  • 15:45 – 16:45 Mohammed Rashed (Birkbeck) – Madness and the limits of social recognition

7th of November

  • 09:45 – 10:00 Coffee
  • 10:00 – 11:00 Matthew Parrott (Oxford) – Intelligibility and mechanistic explanations
  • 11:00 – 11:15 Break
  • 11:15 – 12:15 Daniel Williams (Cambridge) – Predictive processing in psychiatry – a critique
  • 12:15 – 12:30 Break
  • 12:30 – 13:30 Henrik Walter (Charité) – Network theory of mental disorder and the new mechanism: Moving forward
  • 13:30 – 14:15 Lunch
  • 14:15 – 15:15 Kari Theurer (Trinity College) and Daniel Hartner (Rose-Hulman) – A critique of psychiatry’s turn towards precision medicine
  • 15:15 – 15:45 Break
  • 15:45 – 16:45 Rachel Cooper (Lancaster) – Ongoing problems for naturalistic accounts of mental disorder

General inquires can be directed to the organisers: Harriet Fagerberg (harriet.fagerberg@kcl.ac.uk) and Anneli Jefferson (anneli.1.jefferson@kcl.ac.uk).