The following conference might be of interest to list members:
DSM:The History,Theory, and Politics of Diagnosis
History & Philosophy of Psychology Section: Annual Conference 2013
25-27 March, 2013 University of Surrey, Guildford
Keynote Speaker: Professor Ian Parker
2013 marks the 40-year anniversary of the vote by the members of the
American Psychiatric Association to remove ‘homosexuality’ from its
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM). 2013 is also the publication
date of the fifth edition of the DSM.
To mark this anniversary and this event, the History and Philosophy
Section have themed the 2013 conference 'DSM:The History,Theory, and
Politics of Diagnosis.'
Individual papers or symposia in any area dealing with conceptual and
historical issues in Psychology, broadly defined, are invited.
The conference is open to independent and professional scholars in all
relevant fields, not just Section or British Psychological Society
members. A limited number of bursaries will be available to students
who have had their paper accepted for presentation.
All submissions (abstracts of 200 words) should be sent via email to
Dr Geoff Bunn: [log in to unmask] by Friday 14 December 2012. Further
information is available on the Section's website:
Dr Rhodri Hayward
Director of Graduate Studies
School of History
Queen Mary, University of London
LONDON E1 4NS