Presented by the Solomon's Knot baroque collective
14th November .
8:30pm to 9:30pm
. Free with a ticket for the 7pm performance of l'Ospedale on Saturday 14th November
This open session, after
brief presentations by the speakers, will foster engagement with the audience
around of some of the issues raised by the opera. It will look at the roles -
past and present - of the institutions, professions, treatments, and especially,
the ‘voice’ (or its absence) of patients, in the mental health system.
Professor George Szmukler (chair)
Professor of Psychiatry and Society at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology
and Neuroscience, King’s College London.
Professor Diana Rose: Professor of User-Led Research at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College
London. Professor Rose will focus on the
substantial change over recent years in the regard we give to the voice of
service users in mental health care.
Dr. Sarah Chaney Research Associate, Centre for the History of
Psychological Disciplines, University College London. Dr Chaney will focus on the
history of the institutions in which people with mental illness have been
detained and treated.
The Director of the
opera, James Hurley will also join
the panel for this session.