Witness seminars 

What is a witness seminar?

A witness seminar is an oral history tool where those who experienced an event or historical period share their first-person accounts of it. From this, a transcript is produced which becomes an important historical reference document.

Previous witness seminars

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Future witness seminars

The History of Psychiatry Special Interest Group is keen to hold more witness seminars. Topics suggested so far include 'psychiatry in the 1970s' and 'the rise and fall of academic psychiatry'. If you would like to be involved, as a witness, organiser or helper, please get in touch by emailing archives@rcpsych.ac.uk.

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