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DATE: 18–21 June 2008
EVENT: Seventh Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science
LOCATION: Vancouver, British Columbia


DATE: 28 July–2 August 2008
EVENT: 11th International Conference
THEME: Matter and Form: From Natural Science to Political Philosophy organization: International Society for the Study of European Ideas (ISSEI), in cooperation with the University of Helsinki
LOCATION: University of Helsinki
CONTACT: Professor Ann Ward,;


DATE: 2–5 June 2008
EVENT: 3rd International Conference on Philosophy
ORGANIZATION: The Philosophy Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (AT.IN.E.R.)
CONTACT: Dr. Nicholas Pappas,; Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos,; www.atiner/gr/docs/philosophy.htm
DATE: 24 July 2008
EVENT: 20th International Conference of Philosophy
THEME: Greek Philosophy and Its Relevance to Issues of Our Age
LOCATION: To be announced

United Kingdom

DATE: 20 June 2008
EVENT: Conference
THEME: Mind, Art and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives on Richard Wolheim (abstracts due 15 March 2008)
LOCATION: The Institute of Philosophy and Heythrop College, University of London
CONTACT: Michael Lacewing,;


DATE: 28–29 February 2008
EVENT: Conference
THEME: Re-Thinking Subjectivity
LOCATION: The New School for Social Research, New York, New York
DATE: 28–30 March, 2008
EVENT: Second Independent Conference for the Hannah Arendt Circle
ORGANIZATION: The Departments of Philosophy and Comparative Literature, Emory University
LOCATION: Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
CONTACT: Stephen Schulman,;
DATE: 3–4 May 2008
EVENT: 20th Annual Meeting
THEME: Political Extremism and Psychopathology
ORGANIZATION: Association for the Advancement of Philosophy & Psychiatry [End Page 89]
LOCATION: Washington, DC
CONTACT: Linda Muncy,
DATE: 11–13 August 2008
EVENT: XIIIth Colloquium Hippocraticum
LOCATION: University of Texas at Austin
CONTACT: Lesley Dean-Jones,
DATE: 6–8 October 2008
EVENT: Conference
THEME: Psychiatry and Freedom
ORGANIZATION: International Network of Philosophy and Psychiatry
LOCATION: Dallas, Texas
CONTACT: Hollee Nash,; Linda Muncy,

National and Local Groups


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


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;


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


ORGANIZATION: Finnish Group for Philosophy, Medicine and Mental Health
CONTACT: Professor Ingmar Porn and Dr. Markus Heinimaa, Department of Philosophy, University of Turku - 20700 Turku


ORGANIZATION: L'Évolution Psychiatrique
CONTACT: Professor Yves Thoret, 53 Aven Anatole, 78300, Poissy


ORGANIZATION: Referat Philosophische Grundlagen der Psychiatrie, DGPPN (German Psychiatric Association
CONTACT: Dr. Thomas Fuchs, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Psychiatrische Klinik, Voßstr. 4, D-69115 Heidelberg;; Dr. Martin Heinze, Klinikum Bremen-Ost;;
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,;


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


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


ORGANIZATION: Japanese Association for Psychiatry and Philosophy
CONTACT: Dr. Takeshi Utsumi, Department of Psychiatry, Teikyo University School of Medicine, 2...


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