CONF Oct 29, 2002

Space, Psyche and Psychiatry (Oxford, UK, 13-15 Dec 2002)

Leslie Topp

Conference reminder:

Space, Psyche and Psychiatry: Mental Health/Illness and the Construction
and Experience of Space, ca. 1600-2000

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK, 13-15 December 2002

NB: REGISTRATION DEADLINE 1 NOVEMBER, AFTER WHICH FEE WILL BE RAISED;
LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE

An international programme of 19 speakers from the disciplines of
history of medicine, architectural history, geography, sociology, and
psychology has been assembled to explore this growing subject. Themes
will include the design, siting and landscaping of asylums and other
psychiatric institutions; how space is used, experienced and
appropriated by patients/users and psychiatric professionals; the
influence of psychiatric thought on domestic space and other
non-institutional spaces; and the representation of psychiatric
institutions in the wider culture.

The conference programme and registration form are available on:
http://www.brookes.ac.uk/schools/humanities/medicine.html#conf or
contact the organisers Dr. Leslie Topp (ltoppbrookes.ac.uk; ++44
(0)1865 483573) or Dr. Jonathan Andrews (jandrewsbrookes.ac.uk; ++44
(0)1865 484702)

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Dr. Leslie Topp
Senior Lecturer in History of Art
School of Arts and Humanities
Oxford Brookes University
Headington Campus
Gipsy Lane
Oxford OX3 0BP

tel: ++44 (0)1865 483 573
fax: ++44 (0)1865 484 082

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Reference:
CONF: Space, Psyche and Psychiatry (Oxford, UK, 13-15 Dec 2002). In: ArtHist.net, Oct 29, 2002 (accessed Aug 16, 2022), <https://arthist.net/archive/25275>.

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