Monthly Archives: November 2017

Workshop on Phenomenology and Mental Disorder, 15 Feb 2018, Storey Institute Lancaster

Sponsored by the Royal Institute of Philosophy


This workshop is free and open to all, but places are limited and registration is required. To register for a place please email


11 – 12 Matthew Ratcliffe (Vienna) – Is schizophrenia a self-disorder?

12 – 1   Joel Krueger (Exeter) – Affective disturbances and the scaffolded self

1 – 2.15 Lunch – own arrangements (lunch is not provided, but locations where you can purchase lunch are close)

2.15 – 3  Moujan Mirdamadi (Lancaster)  – Depression in Iran: how culture shapes experiences of illness

3 – 4     Owen Earnshaw (Durham) – An unwelcome cradling: experiences of psychosis, crisis and detention

4 – 4.15  Cofffee

4.15 – 5 Additional discussion aimed at academic philosophers (although all are welcome)

This workshop is open to all. The talks and talk Q&A sessions will be designed to be accessible to all. The final discussion session will be aimed at academic philosophers.

LOCATION: the workshop is in the Lecture Theatre at the Storey Institute. You can find a map here The Storey Institute is a few minutes walk from the train station, which is in the city centre (NOT ON THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS).

Accessibility note:  The lecture theatre is wheelchair accessible, but space for wheelchairs is limited. Please let me know if you need wheelchair space.