"Can you help me get out?": Ethical, Political and Methodological Struggles in Doing Survivor Research in Mental Health'

15 Mar 2022

Hosted bythe ISS21 Disability & Mental Health Cluster, Critical Voices Network Ireland (CVNI), the Survivor Researcher Network & Asylum Magazine

PresenterKonstantina (Dina) Poursanidou Co-Director of the Survivor Researcher Network, UK.


In this seminar, Dina Poursanidou explores the unremitting identity and other (ethical, political and methodological) struggles implicated in the task of constructing and negotiating her double identity as an academic researcher and a mental health service user.


Dina Poursanidou is an independent Service User Researcher in mental health; Co-Director of the Survivor Researcher Network, UK; and member editorial group of Asylum Magazine, UK. 

This seminar is one of a series of events on mental health which are being held over the next few months. Further information is available on the ISS21 website, accessible here

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