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Mental Health Reform in Brazil: Academic Symposia

Council Room (K2.29) King’s Building Strand Campus
25/01/2016 (10:00-16:00)
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Open to all, this event, part of King's Brazil Week, will explore mental health reform in Brazil from a variety of academic perspectives, including seminars delivered by David Treece, Ilana Gorban, and Felipe Botelho. 


10:00- coffee reception – welcome by Brazil Institute & SPLAS 

10:30 –12:00 –  David  Treece: “Banzo, mania, trauma – a brief panorama of mental illness in Brazilian history and literature” and Sara Evans-Lacko - "What can we learn from Brazil to develop innovative mental health systems in a changing global context"

12:00-13:00- Lunch

14:00- 15:30- Ilana Gorban - "Theatre and Mental Health",  and Raluca Soreanu - "Social Clinics and the Social Creativities of Psychoanalysis: A Vignette from Rio de Janeiro".

15:30- 16:00-coffee and round table discussion

Council Room, King’s Building | 10.00 - 16.00
This event is free to attend but registration is required.  Click here to register via eventbrite.

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Event Highlights:

Emergent subjectivities and social distinction at Brazil's urban periphery

Emergent subjectivities and social distinction at Brazil's urban periphery

K6.63 King's Building Strand Campus
Dr. Matthew Richmond will be back at King's in August to discuss his research. Matthew is currently a Post-doctoral Researcher at the Centro de Estudos da Metrópole (CEM) São Paulo, where he is working on the research project 'Subjectivity, boundaries and social reproduction at the urban periphery'. Please join us on 24 August at 5:30 in K6.63.
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