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CONFERENCE PAPERS

FORTHCOMING PAPERS

  • 'Though I have had One or Two Relapses, I have Fought Steadily On': Recovery as a Linear and Cyclical Process, 1910-1939', Getting into and out of the Asylum and Mental Hospital Workshop (University of Exeter), 15 and 16 September 2011

PREVIOUS PAPERS

  • 'Undoubtedly at the Forefront of All Local Authorities'?: The London County Council and the Metropolitan Contexts of Mental Aftercare Provision, 1889-1939', Medicine in its Place Workshop (University of Bristol), July 2011
  • 'Institutions of Madness, and a "World of Work and Worry": The Place of Mental Convalescence in Psychiatry and Society, 1913-39' (seminar paper), History of Medicine Seminar (University of Birmingham), November 2010
  • '"The Place was a Home from Home": Patient Identity and Belonging in Cottage Homes for Convalescence, 1910-39', Inhabiting Institutions in Britain, 1700-1950 , University College London, September 2010. Podcast available here
  • '"Busybodies, Bureaucracy, and the Importance of Independence: the MACA and the Coordination of Mental Health Charity, 1923-39', Voluntary Action History Society Conference (University of Kent, Canterbury), July 2010
  • '"The Patient May Suffer the Folly of His Friends": The Family as Threat to Psychiatric Convalescence, 1900-39', Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference (University of Durham), July 2010
  • 'Institutions of Madness, and a "World of Work and Worry": The Place of Mental Convalescence in Psychiatry and Society, 1913-39' (seminar paper), Mental Health Forum (University of Manchester), May 2010
  • 'Spatial Aspects of the Villa System for Convalescents in English Public Mental Hospitals, 1899-1939', IHR/HistLab Postgraduate Conference: Spaces and Places (Institute of Historical Research, London), June 2009
  • 'National Ambitions? The Work of the Mental After-Care Association, 1879-1939' (seminar paper), Voluntary Action History Society Seminar (Institute of Historical Research, London), June 2009
  • 'Scale, Location and Asylum Convalescent Homes, 1811-1939', University of Warwick History Postgraduate Conference (University of Warwick), May 2009
  • 'Trends in Mental Hospital Accommodation for Convalescents, 1811-1939', Society for the Social History of Medicine Postgraduate Conference (University College Dublin), April 2009
  • 'Half-Way Homes: Spatial Aspects of the Villa System for Convalescents, 1811-1939', Social History Society Conference (University of Warwick), April 2009
  • 'Defining Psychiatric Convalescence, 1830-1930', AHRC Mental Disorders Workshop (University of Warwick), March 2009
  • 'Bridging a Gap: Assessing the Local Significance of the Mental After-Care Association, 1900-39', Voluntary Action History Society Charity and Medicine Workshop (Oxford Brookes University, Oxford), February 2009
  • 'From Custody to Community: Finding a Space for Convalescence within English Public Mental Hospitals, 1898-1939', Second Aberystwyth Postgraduate Forum (University of Aberystwyth), January 2009
  • 'Caring and Curing in the Community: J.R. Lord's Representation of Mental Hospitals and Aftercare in England, 1920-30', First Wellcome Trust Postgraduate Conference (University College London), June 2008
  • 'Convalescent Charity and the Samaritan Society of the Royal London Hospital, 1883-99', University of Warwick History Postgraduate Conference (University of Warwick), May 2007