Trauma, the Jewish Experience, and Lessons for Post-Covid Mental Health

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
March 8, 2021
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Jewish History / Studies, Humanities, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health

The 2021 Morton E. Ruderman Memorial Lecture at Northeastern University

Online panel discussion with Dr. Eva Fogelman, Dr. Rachel Yehuda, and Dr. Danny Brom, moderated by Dr. Lori Lefkovitz

Call for Proposals: Mobilization, Interaction, Contention: Relations Between NGOs/Civil Society and States in Times of Covid-19 An Interdisciplinary Workshop

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
March 1, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Public Health, Public Policy, Social Work

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Conference abstract:

CfP: Online conference ESPAnet 2021 - Stream: Citizen science and social innovation

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 18, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Public Policy, Social Sciences, Social Work

We invite you to submit abstracts - Online conference ESPAnet 2021
Stream: "Citizen science and social innovation: Opportunities for the Local Welfare Development"
Deadline: Apr 18, 2021
https://kuleuvencongres.be/espanet2021/call-for-abstracts

Book Launch for "Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness"

Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 10, 2021
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Social Work

For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma—from the eighteenth century, through America’s major wars, and into today’s high-tech economy.

VEILS OF SILENCE: Mother and Baby "Homes" in Ireland

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 1, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Social Sciences, Social Work, Public Policy, Contemporary History, Women's & Gender History / Studies

Call for Photo Essays

Topics may include, but are not limited to, representations of individual, organisational and state responses to the establishment, operation and aftermath of mother and baby "homes" in Ireland.

Book Launch "Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness"

Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 10, 2021
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Anthropology, Cultural History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Social Work, Sociology

For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asylums. In Nobody’s Normal, anthropologist Roy Richard Grinker chronicles the progress and setbacks in the struggle against mental-illness stigma—from the eighteenth century, through America’s major wars, and into today’s high-tech economy.

Humanitarian Organizations: (Hi)Stories, Impact and Challenges

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
February 20, 2021 to February 21, 2021
Location: 
Netherlands
Subject Fields: 
Social Work, Ethnic History / Studies, Peace History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies

Humanitarian Organizations: (Hi)Stories, Impact and Challenges
International Conference

( Zoom sessions:2 days-Virtual platform:5 days)
(Due to high volume of submissions we added an extra Zoom day)

Thematic Approach

GIRES, the Global Institute for Research, Education & Scholarship creates a welcoming space for discussion and exploration of the rich history of the humanitarian organizations and their work during times of distress. 

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