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2016 seminars and abstracts

History of the Psychological Disciplines Seminar Series

All seminars were held at UCL Arts and Humanities Common Room (G24), Foster Court, Malet Place, London WC1.


Tuesday 31 May

Dr Shilpi Rajpal (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali):
'Psychiatrists, psychiatry and the colonial state in the first half of 20th century India' - abstract.


Tuesday 14 June

Dr Marco Pasi (University of Amsterdam):
'Mediumistic art and the problems of interpretation: the case of Georgina Houghton (1814-1884)' - abstract


Monday 11 July

Dr Martyn Pickersgill (Usher Institute for Population Health Studies and Informatics, Edinburgh Medical School):
'On infrastructure and ontology: Shifting dynamics of knowledge production and application in mental health' - abstract


Monday 18 July

Dr Fabio de Sio (Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf):
''The title is misleading: J.C. Eccles, the Waynflete Lectures and the dawn of the neurosciences in Britain (1945–1954)' - abstract


Monday 21 November

Professor Elisabeth Lunbeck (Harvard University):
'Narcissism in the Age of Trump' - abstract


Monday 12 December

Arthur Eaton (UCL): 'History telling: writing a biography of psychohistory" (abstract)