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Archive of Seminars at the Institute of Psychiatry

Below is an archive of past seminars. Links will take you to a video of a presentation. The Institute will continue to add talks as they are digitized.

May 26, 2021
Stevens-Barchas Lecture
Lisa Baraitser, Ph.D., Birkbeck, University of London
"Enduring Time"
May 5, 2021
Psychiatry and the Arts
Elliot Ackerman in discussion with George J. Makari, M.D.
"Violence and the Imagination"
April 21, 2021
April 7, 2021
Baher Ibrahim, M.D., Doctoral Candidate, University of Glasgow
"Uprooting, Trauma, and Confinement: Psychiatry in Refugee Camps, 1945-1993"
March 31, 2021
March 17, 2021
Emily Baum, Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
"The Psychiatric Hospital in Modern Chinese History"
March 3, 2021
Esman Lecture
Ginette Jubinville, Ph.D., University of Montreal in conversation with Todd Porterfield, Ph.D., New York University, Gallatin
"About Art and Architecture at the Beginning of French Psychiatry"
Feb 17, 2021
Feb 10, 2021
Psychiatry and the Arts
Sharon Olds, Ph.D., in conversation with George J. Makari, M.D.
"Poetry and the Imagination"
Feb 3, 2021
Jan 20, 2021
Christopher Chamberlin, Ph.D., Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Berlin
"The Antiracist Clinic"
Dec 16, 2020
Jonathan Sadowsky, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University
"Narrative Arcs in the History of Psychiatry: the Case of Depression"
Dec 2, 2020
Andreas Killen, Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
"Experiments in Consciousness: Brain Science in the 1950s"
Nov 18, 2020
Nov 4, 2020
Jennifer Lambe Ph.D., Brown University
"Mind Wars: Psychiatry and its Critics, 1960-1994
Oct 21, 2020
Andrew Scull, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
"Some Remarks on Psychiatry and its Discontents"
Oct 7, 2020
George J. Makari in discussion with Siri Hustvedt and Paul Auster
"On the Nature of the Imagination"
Sept 16, 2020
Issues in Mental Health Policy
Joseph J. Fins, M.D., M.A.C.P., F.R.C.P., Weill Cornell Medicine
"Bioethics after COVID-19 & Why History Matters"
Sept 9, 2020
Victor J. Krebs, Ph.D., Pontifical Catholic University of Peru
& Richard Frankel, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis
"Human Virtuality and Digital Life"
May 27, 2020
May 20, 2020
April 29, 2020
Craig L. Katz, M.D., & Sarah MacLean, Mount Sinai Health System
"Psychiatry, Immigrant Detention, and Beyond"
April 22, 2020
Casey Schwartz in conversation with George J. Makari, M.D.
“Attention, a Love Story”
April 8, 2020
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