We are delighted to announce that a rehearsed reading of Dialogues from Babel will take place in Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne next month. Drawn from interviews with voice-hearers and novelists, the play weaves together conversations that unfold to illuminate the experience of hearing a voice that no one else can hear.
In September 2021, a group of young people who hear voices (aged 16–25) joined artist Liv Wynter and Voice Collective for four online workshops where they made digital zines exploring how hearing voices intersects with other aspects of their identity. We're delighted...
Our ‘Quick Read’ information fact sheets about hearing voices have now been translated into the top 10 languages other than English spoken in the UK, including Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Simple Chinese), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Punjabi, Spanish, and Urdu.
Hearing Voices | Seeing Visions | Making Zines with Liv Winter and Voice Collective (September 2021)
Join artist Liv Wynter for a series of online zine-making workshops to explore experiences of hearing voices and seeing visions! Open to anyone aged 16-25 with lived experience of voice-hearing. No artistic skills necessary!
A paper published today by the Centre for Mental Health has found that new ways of working are needed to address mental health inequalities. Hearing the Voice features in the report as a strong example of how to bring together and value different types of knowledge in the production of evidence to inform mental health policy and practice.
Project director Charles Fernyhough discusses his research on hearing voices in the latest Enter the Psychosphere podcast.
On behalf of everyone involved with Hearing the Voice, we mark with great sadness the death of Sandra Escher on May 31 2021, and send our condolences to Marius Romme, their family, and all those who drew inspiration from her presence and from her work.
Call for proposals – Voices and me: zine workshops for young people who hear voices (Deadline 11 June 2021, 12pm)
Do you have experience in making zines? Would you like to develop and facilitate a series of online workshops to support young people to make zines that explore their experiences of hearing voices? If so, this creative opportunity could be for you.
Ayden Parish, a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder, is looking for research participants in a study of voice-hearing and language use. This is an independent research project and not linked to our work at Hearing the Voice, Durham University.
A warm welcome to Ariel Swyer who joins Hearing the Voice as a doctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology and the Institute of Medical Humanities.