Pressing historians to attach weight to expressions of professional uncertainty and critique in twentieth-century psychiatry, Sarah Phelan makes a case for studying overlooked historical figures within psychiatric history.
Medizinische Geisteswissenschaften, Sciences humaines en médecine, Scienze umane mediche: Medical Humanities in Switzerland
Marc Keller considers the establishment of medical humanities in Switzerland as a diverse and institutionally open field and asks where the untapped potential of this multilingual country might lie.
Tiia Sudenkaarne locates a lacuna in moral theory and demonstrates the need for a new and intersectional queer, feminist and posthuman approach to understanding antimicrobial resistance
Olivia Turner explores the need for ‘ethical curatorial practices’ that ‘inherently question power dynamics’ through George Vasey’s talk, Curating Complexity, and his time as Curator at the Wellcome Collection
Andrea De Antoni explores experiences of spirit possession and healing through exorcism, by focusing on situated affects and interactions.
Reflecting on her recent fellowship at Art HX, researcher Shelley Angelie Saggar traces how objects and photographs recall the medical legacies of British colonialism, as well as her own family history.