Medicine and Health

CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON AND BEYOND ACTIVISM AND ACTS OF RESISTANCE…

The 8th Annual Two-Day Critical Perspectives Conference organised by the School of Applied Social Studies and the Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, in association with the Critical Voices Network Ireland

This year’s conference aims to explore and debate critical perspectives on: - Acts of resistance within and outside academic and service systems - The impact of activism on democratising mental health care - The importance of socio-political perspectives in understanding and responding to human distress - Co-option of resistance into dominant systems. Confirmed Keynote Speakers (in alphabetical order): Kathryn Church is Director and Associate Professor in the School of Disability Studies, Canada Jonathan Gadsby is a mental health nurse and a founder member of the Critical Mental Health Nurses’ Network, England Lucy Johnstone is a consultant clinical psychologist, author and trainer, England Mick McKeown is a mental health nurse, researcher and trade union activist working to build alliances with survivor groups, England Brigit McWade is a sociologist researching and teaching aspects of mental health, England Panel discussion with Cork activists: Rory Doody, Recovery Advocate; Joan Hamilton, Sli Eile; Mary Maddock, MindFreedomIreland; Pat Bracken, freelance critical psychiatrist. Panel discussion with Cork activists: Rory Doody, Recovery Advocate; Joan Hamilton, Sli Eile; Mary Maddock, MindFreedomIreland; Pat Bracken, freelance critical psychiatrist. The conference also includes a series of concurrent workshops and oral presentations, related to the conference theme. Conference details regularly updated on http://www.ucc.ie/en/nursingmidwifery/news/ and http://www.ucc.ie/en/appsoc/resconf/conf/ and www.cvni.ie The Conference organisers are Lydia Sapouna, School of Applied Social Studies and Harry Gijbels, Catherine McAuley School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork, Ireland.



Category: Conferences: Medicine and Health
Date:
Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Location: Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road, University College Cork
Target Audience: All welcome but registration required by email to h.gijbels@ucc.ie indicating day(s) of attendance
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Harry Gijbels
085 7554220
http://www.ucc.ie/en/nursingmidwifery/

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