Stories of Psychology Symposium, University of London

Stories of Psychology Symposium, University of London

The BPS History of Psychology Centre, in conjunction with the History and Philosophy of Psychology Section, has arranged the 2017 ‘Stories of Psychology’ symposium for Thursday, 19 October at Senate House, University of London. The theme this year is ‘Women in Psychology: From Invisibility to Influence’. This is our seventh annual history of psychology symposium in what has proved to be a successful and popular series.

The main speakers this year are:

  • Professor Elizabeth Valentine (Royal Holloway, University of London) ‘Early Women Members of the British Psychological Society: Challenges and Achievements’
  • Dr Katherine Hubbard (University of Surrey) ‘The British Projective Test Movement: A Queer Feminist Tale’
  • Dr Nick Midgley (Anna Freud Centre) ‘Anna Freud: An Advocate for Children’
  • Professor Jan Burns (Canterbury Christ Church University) ‘POWs (Psychology of Women Section): Power to Change?
  • Professor Dame Vicki Bruce (Newcastle University) ’Sense and Serendipity’
  • Susie Orbach (psychotherapist and writer) interviewed by Professor Katherine Johnson

There will also be panel discussions and the launch of Senate House Library’s travelling exhibition ‘Pioneer Women Psychologists at the University of London’.

The cost of the day, including buffet lunch and refreshments on arrival is £15 per person, click here to book your place.

Convened by Dr Alison Torn (Leeds Trinity University), Professor Abigail Locke (University of Bradford), Professor Marcia Worrell (University of West London) and Professor Katherine Johnson (University of Brighton)

An A4 event flyer is available here

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