Shamdasani is the Philemon Professor of Jung History and directs the UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines. Previously he was the acting director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine. Find the full abstract for the talk here.
University College London’s Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines has issued a call-for-papers for a conference on Psychical Research in the History of Medicine and the Sciences. The two-day conference will be held September 14 and 15 2012 at University College London and will feature Ivor Grattan-Guinness and Sonu Shamdasani as keynote speakers. 300 word abstracts are due June 15, 2012. The full call-for-papers follows below.
PSYCHICAL RESEARCH IN THE HISTORY OF
MEDICINE AND THE SCIENCES
14-15 SEPTEMBER 2012, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
PROF. IVOR GRATTAN-GUINNESS
& PROF. SONU SHAMDASANI
The UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines invites original papers for a two-day conference on social, intellectual, epistemological and methodological aspects of psychical research and parapsychology in relation to orthodox medicine and the sciences in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Abstracts for 20-minutes papers should be around 300 words long and must be submitted by 15 June 2012.
We plan to publish a selection of papers in an edited volume.
For enquiries and abstract submissions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for abstract submissions: 15 June 2012