Mental Health Conference

April 28 - April 29, 2017
McMillan, Danforth Campus

The Department of Anthropology, in collaboration with the Georg-August-University, in Germany is hosting a Mental Health Conference. This is a free event with three keynote talks which are open to the public.

Friday, April 28
9:00 – 10:00am  |  McMillan Café

1st Keynote – ‘Beyond the Asylum: Writing the Social History of Psychiatry in French Colonial Vietnam’
Presented by Claire Edington, Assistant Professor of History at UC San Diego

Friday, April 28
1:30 – 2:30pm  |  McMillan Café

2nd Keynote – ‘Upped Antes and Pulled Rugs: Reading the Lessons of Psychiatric Reforms in Postwar U.S.’
Presented by Kim Hopper, Professor of Clinical Socio-Medical Studies, Columbia University

Saturday, April 29
9:00 – 10:00am  |  McMillan G052)

3rd Keynote – ‘The Globalization of Trauma, Trauma Disorders, and Trauma Treatment: What Should Anthropologists Make of This?’
Presented by Byron Good, Professor of Medical Anthropology, Harvard

Event Sponsors: Department of Anthropology and the Georg-August-University in Germany

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