INTERDISCIPLINARY VOICE-HEARING RESEARCH
News, insights and updates from Hearing the Voice
Public Symposium: ‘Voices, Visions, and Divine Inspiration,’ St Chad’s College Chapel, Durham, 18 February 2017, from 1 – 6pm.
Join us to explore the spiritual aspects of hearing voices and the way in which these rich and enigmatic experiences have been represented and interpreted in different religious contexts from the medieval period to the present.read more
Public Lecture: Professor Tanya Luhrmann on ‘The Voice of God’ at Palace Green Library, Durham, 16 February 2017 from 5:30 – 7pm.
Hearing the Voice are delighted to announce this public lecture by Tanya Luhrmann, distinguished Watkins University Professor in the Stanford Anthropology Department.read more
If you missed Professor Tanya Luhrmann (Stanford University Department of Anthropology) on ‘The Voice of God’ on 16 February 2017, you can catch up by listening to this podcast.read more
Marco Bernini is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of English Studies, Durham University. He writes: To what extent are readers of fiction perceiving characters, narrators or authors speaking to them or through them? And if they do speak, what is their...read more
‘9th World Hearing Voices Congress: A Revolution of Unseen Voices,’ Boston University, 16 – 18 August 2017.
Hearing Voices USA are delighted to welcome calls for proposals for the ‘9th World Hearing Voices Congress: A Revolution of Unseen Voices,’ 16-18 August 2017.read more
Hearing Voices Group Facilitation Training (Young Refugees & Asylum Seekers): A three-day training event, London, 21, 28 & 29 March 2017.
This innovative and interactive three day course will help you to develop the skills necessary to co-facilitate a peer support group for young refugees & asylum seekers who hear voices, see visions or have other ‘unusual’ sensory experiences.read more
An invitation to voice-hearers: Reflections on ‘Hearing Voices: suffering, inspiration and the everyday’, Tuesday 21 February 2017, from 5-7pm.
After an exhilarating four months, the final week of ‘Hearing Voices: suffering, inspiration, and the everyday’ is almost upon us. We warmly invite voice-hearers, their families, friends and allies to join us for a final viewing and to share reflections on the exhibition and its linked programme of events at Palace Green Library on Tuesday 21 February 2017, from 5-7pm. Wine, soft drinks and light refreshments will be provided.read more
‘Uncharted Features and Dynamics of Reading: Voices, Characters and Crossings of Experiences’, February 2017
Systematic studies of experiences of reading are few and far between. In 2014, Hearing the Voice researchers collaborated with the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Guardian in order investigate how readers hear (or don’t hear) the voices of characters when they read. The studies findings have now been published in the journal Consciousness and Cognition and are available to read freely online.read more
‘Spirituality and Mental Health Conference,’ The Business School at the University of Huddersfield, 11 July 2017, 9:30-4:30pm.
This one day conference on spirituality and mental health is designed for health and social care professionals, community and voluntary sector workers, experts of experience, and carers.read more
“A Disorder for Everyone!” – Exploring the culture of psychiatric diagnosis, creating change. With Dr Lucy Johnstone and Jo Watson; March and June 2017, Bristol, Edinburgh and London.
This one day Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event is intended for psychologists, counsellors, service users, psychotherapists, mental health support professionals, psychiatrists, people with lived experience, managers and individuals with a personal interest.read more