HtV Research Seminars

The Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series was designed to provide a platform for HtV researchers to share the detailed findings of their research and gain feedback from a wider audience.  Anyone with an interest in Hearing the Voice research was welcome to attend.

Seminars in 2016:

Thursday 11 February 2016: Sam Wilkinson (Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy, Durham University) on ‘Explanation and explanatory power in psychiatry: the case of voice hearing’

Thursday 10 March 2016: John Foxwell (Department of English Studies, Durham University) on ‘Seeing what isn’t there: the representation of visual hallucinations in Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’

Thursday 19 May 2016: Roz Austin (Centre for Medical Humanities & Department of Geography, Durham University) on ‘Voice-hearing and Spatialities of the Emotions’

Thursday 16 June 2016: Professor Chris Cook (Department of Theology, Durham University) on ‘Hearing Voices in the Christian Mystical Tradition’

Seminars in 2015:

Thursday 22 January 2015: Dr Ben Alderson-Day (Postdoctoral Research Associate in Psychology, Durham University) on ‘Voices, Agents and Presences: Asking the “Who?” question of Auditory Verbal Hallucinations’, Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham.

Thursday 12 March 2015: Dr David Smailes (Postdoctoral Research Associate in Psychology, Durham University) on ‘Tailoring Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to Sub-types of Voice-hearing’, Collier Room, College of St Hild & St Bede, Durham.

Thursday 7 May 2015:  Professor Pat Waugh (Department of English Studies, Durham University) on ‘Voices Becoming Characters: Insights from the Experimental Novel’, Joachim Room, College of St Hild & St Bede, Durham.

Thursday 4 June 2015: Professor Charles Fernyhough (Department of Psychology, Durham University) on ‘The Voices in Our Heads’, Birley Room, Hatfield College, Durham. 

Seminars in 2014:

Thursday 23 January 2014: Dr Marco Bernini (Junior Research Fellow, Department of English Studies, Durham University) on “‘Listen to the Light’: Voices, Memory, and Cognitive Synesthesia in Beckett’s Narrative”.

Thursday 13 March 2014: Dr Hilary Powell (Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Centre for Medical Humanities and Department of English Studies, Durham University) on ‘Picturing Thought: Voices, Visions and Demonic Encounters in the Early Middle Ages’

Thursday 8 May 2014: Dr Des Fitzgerald (Postdoctoral Research Associate  in the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine, King’s College London) & Dr Felicity Callard (Senior Lecturer in Social Science for Medical Humanities, Durham University) on ‘Experimental Entanglements: Re-thinking the dynamics of interaction across the social sciences and neurosciences’

Thursday 12 June 2014 Dr Sam Wilkinson (Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Philosophy, Durham University) on ‘Hearing identity: the (re)presentation of other agents in auditory verbal hallucinations’

 

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