PICS Human Rights Lecture: Global Mental Health and its Critics


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  • Speaker: Nancy Rose Hunt, U-M Department of History
  • Host Department: International Institute
  • Date: 01/31/2013
  • Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM

  • Location: Kalamazoo Room, Michigan League

  • Description:

    Global mental health is an emerging field and movement. Disagreements have developed among psychiatrists, anthropologists, and international relations experts about whether global mental health represents a new imperial agenda or a hopeful sign about a new level of human decency. This lecture will examine these debates, while pointing to specific examples of this new kind of international intervention and care.