June 26-27, 2017
Maison des Sciences de L'homme (Amphithéâtre, 1st floor)
Our workshop aims to bring together PhD students and early career researchers whose work focuses on mental health in Latin America, from a social perspective.
Specifically, the workshop aims to:
1. Explore Latin Americas’ contemporary challenges and policy developments in the field of mental health.
2. Provide a space for the exchange of ideas about the theory and analysis of mental health from a social science approach.
3. Contribute to the critical discussion of the place and role of Latin America in the context of Global Mental Health as an area of study, discipline, and normative/political project.
4. Serve as the starting point for the development of an international network of researchers with a focus on mental health in Latin America.
This event is open to all who register, and free of charge.
Key themes for optional abstract submission:
Historical and emergent mental health issues in Latin America
Mental health policy in Latin America
Mental health research and social scienc