News & Events
19.-21. October 2017 Historiantutkimuksen päivät in Turku, Finland
MenSoc will participate in a conference organised by Finnish Historical Society.
30. August – 2. September 2017 The Body Politic: States in the History of Medicine and Health in Bucharest, Romania
Mikko Myllykangas and Katariina Parhi / MenSoc will participate in a conference organised by EAHMH.
9.-11. August 2017 Social Class, Diagnosis and Treatment in the Nordic Countries after the Second World War in Copenhagen, Denmark
MenSoc will participate in a workshop on mental illness and social class.
3.-4. July 2017 Psychopathy: Scientific and Social Challenges in Rijeka, Croatia
Katariina Parhi / MenSoc will participate in a conference organised by CEASCRO.
8–9 June 2017 Transcultural Enconters 2: Understanding Humans in Chance in Oulu, Finland
Annukka Sailo / MenSoc will participate in a conference organised by TCERC, Transcultural Encounters Research Center
10.-11. April 2017 Evidence of Feeling: Law, Science, and Emotion in Modern European Legal Cultures in Berlin, Germany
Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a workshop organised by Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
22.–24. September 2016 Conceptual Change in History in Helsinki, Finland
Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a conference organised by The Oulu Centre for Theoretical and Philosophical Studies of History and ‘Reinventing the foundations of the European Legal Culture 1934-1964’ project.
10.–11. September 2016 Medicine and Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century in Oxford, UK
Mikko Myllykangas and Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a conference organised by Diseases of Modern Life project.
MenSoc participated in the joint conference.
15. March–14. April 2016 The History of Finnish Psychiatry lectures in Oulu, Finland
Mikko Myllykangas / MenSoc lectured on the history of psychiatry. The course is held in Finnish.
7.–8. December 2015 Digital Humanities Symposium on Conceptual Change in Helsinki, Finland
Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a symposium organised by Helsinki Digital Humanities.
5. November 2015 ‘Podiumdiskussion’ in Berlin, Germany
Petteri Pietikäinen / MenSoc visited Finnland-Institut in Deutschland and talked about Belonging In Times of Exclusion: Illness Through History and Across Cultures.
3. November–2. December 2015 History of Suicide lectures in Oulu, Finland
Mikko Myllykangas / MenSoc lectured on the history of suicide. The course was held in Finnish.
27.-28. August 2015 Society and Nature: Politics of Knowledge in Oulu, Finland
MenSoc participated in the Age of Adjustments seminar II organised by AgeAds research community.
19.–20. August 2015 Fragile Subjects: Childhood in Literature, Arts and Medicine in Turku, Finland
Mikko Myllykangas & Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a conference organised by Academy of Finland project Fragile Subjects.
17.–18. June 2015 Madness Studies network meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark
MenSoc participated in the first Madness Studies network meeting at Medical Museion. Madness Studies is a new research network for individual scholars and groups who are studying madness and its history. The network is hosted by MenSoc. We welcome you to join the network!
7. June 2015 Madness: A History (Routledge) was published.
Petteri Pietikäinen / MenSoc published a thorough and accessible account of madness from antiquity to modern times.
21.–22. May 2015 Criminal Law and Emotions in European Legal Cultures in Berlin, Germany
Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a conference organised by Max Planck Institute for Human Development.
11.–13. May 2015 The 24th Biennal NAAS Conference on American Studies in Oulu, Finland
Annukka Sailo / MenSoc participated in a conference organised by the Nordic Association for American Studies (NAAS).
9. March – 2. April 2015 Mental Health, Medicine and Social Engineering in 20th Century Finland in Oulu, Finland
In this MenSoc lecture course, project members provided knowledge of and insight into the history of mental health care and mental medicine.
20. January 2015 Philosophical Perspectives on ‘antisocial personality disorder’ in London, UK
Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a conference organised by ASPD in Context.
22.–23. November 2014 Methodology in Question in Stockholm, Sweden
Annukka Sailo & Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a conference on issues of theory and method in writing history.
13. November 2014 Researcher’s choices and responsibilities in Oulu, Finland
MenSoc participated in a seminar on studying conflicting, hidden and silenced phenomena.
14.–17. August 2014 Det 28. Nordiska historikermötet in Joensuu, Finland
MenSoc participated in a session on mental health, control and adjustment: Finnish psychiatry from the post-war years until the late 1970s.
22.–25. July 2014 Annual conference of the European Society for the History of the Human Sciences (ESHHS) in Oulu, Finland
MenSoc participated in a session on the history of mental health care and psychiatry.
7. June 2014 Mikko Myllykangas / MenSoc defended his thesis Rappeutuminen, tiedostamaton vai yhteiskunta? Lääketieteellinen itsemurhatutkimus Suomessa vuoteen 1985 [‘Degeneration, unconscious, or society? Medical suicide research in Finland until 1985.’].
12. May 2014 Katariina Parhi / MenSoc participated in a conference on Historical Perspectives on ‘ASPD’ and Moral Insanity in London, organized by ASPD in Context.