Philosophy Special Interest Group Biennial Meeting


Full day conference

Timings 8:45am-6pm
Location RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London
CPD Up to 6 CPD hours, subject to peer group approval
Standard rate (consultants and non-members)£130
Reduced rate (SAS, trainees, students and retired members)£75
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Philosophy Special Interest Group Biennial Meeting

Event Information

We are delighted to announce the programme for the Philosophy of Psychiatry Biennial Meeting.
Highlights include keynote talks from Prof Drossi Stoyanov, Prof Jennifer Radden, Prof Helen Spandler and Prof Derek Bolton.
Additionally there will be a number of breakout sessions and workshops to choose from including fascinating titles such as 'Trauma, Spectacle, Fake news - mental health in a post-truth world', 'Diagnosis as a political and social device', 'Mental Health Uprising? Tokenistic identity politics or societal maturation' and 'Scapegoats, Kings and Sacrifice; An Exploration of the Ideas of René Girard'.

Download the full programme

Submissions for this conference have now closed. 

You can book online for this conference. Please note that this conference is now a one day event.

Whole conference

£130 - Standard Rate (Consultant members and non-members)

£75  - Reduced Rate (SAS members, trainee members, student affiliate members and retired members)


The event will take place at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB. Take a look at a map and directions to help plan your journey.

The Citymapper website/app can help you plan your route within London, giving the best walking, cycling, bus and tube routes available. Use postcode E1 8BB as your destination.

Please note that you will need to make your own accommodation arrangements for this event. View our accommodation list to view a range of accommodation options within walking distance of the college. 

Our conference rooms are fully accessible. If you have any specific requirements, please get in touch with us to discuss. We will always do our best to accommodate any requirements. 

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Contact Name: Isabel Brinsden

Contact number: 02086184142

Event Location

Location: RCPsych, 21 Prescot Street, London