International News and Notes
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International News and Notes

Conferences and Symposia

Germany

date: 15–16 September 2011
event: International Congress
theme: 100 Years of Karl Jaspers’ “General Psychopathology”
location: University of Heidelberg

Sweden

date: 2–4 September 2011
event: 14th International INPP Conference
theme: Ethics, Experience and Evidence: Integration of Perspectives in Psychiatry
organization: International Network for Philosophy and Psychiatry
conference website: http://sffp.se/eee
contact: helge.malmgren@filosofi.gu.se

USA

date: 14–15 May 2011
event: 23rd Annual Meeting
theme: The Future of Psychiatric Nosology
organization: Association for the Advancement of Philosophy & Psychiatry
location: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
contact: Linda Muncy, linda.muncy@utsouthwestern.edu

National and Local Groups

Australia

organization: Interest Group for Philosophy and Psychiatry
contact: Dr. Jeanette Martin and Dr. Stephanie Winfield, Australia/New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 2/97 Edgecliffe Road, Bondi Junction - NSW 2002

Canada

organization: Association for the Advancement of Philosophy & Psychiatry - Canadian Affiliate Group, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
contact: Edwin Hersch, M.D., 586 Eglinton Ave. E., Suite 707, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4P1P2; edwinhersch@bellnet.ca

Denmark

organization: Danish Group for Philosophy, Medicine and Mental Health
contact: Dr. Soren Holm, Department of Medical Philosophy and Clinical Theory, University of Copenhagen, Blegdamsvej 3C - 2200N
contact: Dr. Anton Aggernaes, Institute of Neurophysiology,University of Copenhagen, Buldborgvej 25 - DK, 2000 Fredriksberg

Finland

organization: Finnish Group for Philosophy, Medicine and Mental Health [End Page 391]
contact: Professor Ingmar Porn and Dr. Markus Heinimaa, Department of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY of Turku - 20700 Turku

France

organization: L’Évolution Psychiatrique
contact: Professor Yves Thoret, 53 Aven Anatole, 78300, Poissy

Germany

organization: Referat Philosophische Grundlagen der Psychiatrie, DGPPN (German Psychiatric Association
contact: Dr. Thomas Fuchs, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Psychiatrische Klinik, Voßstr. 4, D-69115 Heidelberg; thomas_fuchs@med.uni-heidelberg.de; Dr. Martin Heinze, Klinikum Bremen-Ost; Martin.Heinze@Klinikum-Bremen-Ost.de; www.dgppn.de
organization: Gesellschaft für Philosophie und Wissenschaften der Psyche
contact: DR. Christian Kupke, c/o Charité Klinik für Psychiatrie und psychotherapie Schumannstr. 20/21, 10117 Berlin, kupke@onlinehome.de; www.gpwp.de

Israel

organization: Society for Philosophy, Counseling and Psychotherapy
contact: Dr. Ran Lahav, 25 Yarmin Street - Mevascret Zion 90805

Italy

organization: Società Italiana per la Psciopatologia
contact: Dr. Giovanni Stanghellini, Via Venezia 14, 1–50121 Florence
organization: Italian Research Unit on Philosophy and Psychiatry
contact: Dr. Emilio Mordini, Instituto Psicoanalitico per la Reserche Social, Via Avenula 21, 00186 Roma

Japan

organization: Japanese Association for Psychiatry and Philosophy
contact: Dr. Takeshi Utsumi, Department of Psychiatry, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2–11–1, Kaga, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, 173-8605, Japan; utsumi@med.teikyo-u.ac.jp

The Netherlands

organization: Dutch Foundation for Psychiatry and Philosophy
contact: Professor Evert van Leeuwen, Zuider Stationsweg 29–2061 HD Bloemendaal

New Zealand

organization: New Zealand Group for Philosophy and Psychiatry
contact: Professor Grant Gillett & Dr. Richard Mullen, Bioethics Research Centre, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin

Northern Ireland

organization: Northern Ireland Ethics Forum
contact: Dr. Ann Beglem, School of Nursing and Midwifery, The Queen’s University - Belfast BT7 1NN

Norway

organization: Norwegian Group for Philosophy, Medicine and Mental Health
contact: Dr. Erik Falkum, Legeforeingen, Lagasen 1324, Lysaker

Romania

organization: Free Psychiatrists Association
contact: Professor Aurel Romila, Pentru Dialog-Social, 120 Calae Victoriei, Sector 1, Bucharest

Scandinavia

organization: Nordic Network for Philosophy, Medicine and Mental Health
contact: Dr. Jennifer Bullington, Department of Health and Society-Linkoping University, 58183 Linkoping, Sweden

Scotland

organization: Scottish Group for Philosophy and Psychiatry
contact: Dr. David Tait, Murray Royal Hospital - Perth PH2 7BH

Spain

organization: Societa de Historia Y Filosofia de la Psiquiatria
contact: Professor Filberto Fuentenebro, President Sociedad de Historia Y Filosofia, Dep. De Psiquiatria-Faculdad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense - 28040 Madrid [End Page 392]

Sweden

organization: Swedish Group for Philosophy, Medicine and Mental Health
contact: Professor Lennart Nordenfelt, Department of Health and Society, Linkoping University - 58183 Linkoping

Turkey

organization: Psychiatry and Philosophy Working Unit of the Turkish Psychiatric Association-Compos Mentis, Psychiatry and Philosophical Activity Group
contact: Yesim Sokak No. 20, 80630 Akatir, Istanbul; 90 2123 351 26 60 (tel.); 90 212 351 26 59 (fax); bahar@psikiyatri.org.tr; www.psikiyatri.org.tr; Professor Yaman Ors. yaman.ors@tr.net

United Kingdom

organization: Philosophy Special Interest Group
contact: Professor KWM Fulford, Royal...