Dr Sonia Soans invites you to a call for paper submissions to the next Afro-Asian Critical Psychology Conference which takes place 4th – 6th May 2022.
Antonia Darder is involved in putting on an event. Banner Theatre invites you to join us for our `May Day celebration on Saturday, May 1st at 7:30 PM. The program will include many of Banner’s best video ballads, along with cultural presentations from Mexico, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, the U.S. and Canada…
The Edinburgh police boxes are unique in that they were designed by the city architect Ebenezer McRae to complement the city’s neoclassical architecture. Dating from the 1930s, they are made from cast iron and weigh 2.2 tonnes. They were used by Edinburgh City Police for telecommunications as that was an era when telephones were not commonplace and police officers did not have personal radios. Read more
I have written this to commemorate the 50th anniversary celebrations of Edinburgh Cyrenians, an organisation which in my opinion is the gold standard of how human beings in need should get the support they require in a society which, despite having so many great successes, fails in horrifically modern and technocratic ways. It is not easy to bring the support to vulnerable people and things are particularly challenging when individuals have multiple needs. Read more
There has been an increasing political focus on the issue of benefit sanctions and their impact since the election of Jeremy Corbyn as the leader of the Labour Party and the success of Ken Loach’s film I, Daniel Blake. There have been significant changes in recent years to the UK welfare system implemented by the UK Government in London. Read more
The 30th anniversary of Asylum magazine for democratic psychiatry is happening this year and a conference is taking place in the University of Manchester. The theme of the conference is Action and Reaction. Hundreds of delegates are traveling from all over the world to talk about various aspects and ideas, ethics and findings of mental health on the 28th of June. It is a momentous occasion for a very important platform for ideas. Read more