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Open Session on Mental Health and Stigma

KSS Vás zve na online minikonferenci o duševním zdraví.

Katedra sociální práce a speciální pedagogiky Vám nabízí zajímavou online minikonferenci k problematice duševního zdraví. Koná se jako součást naší spolupráce s univezitami v Německu, Finsku a Norsku.


The Bochum Center for Disability Studies (BODYS) cordially invites you to an open session as part of the Blended Intensive Program (BIP) "Ethical Reflections on Mental Health".

Thursday, April 25, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. (CET), online

In this mini-conference, self-advocates from different (professional) backgrounds will share their views on the (re-)production of stigma in the mental health care system. The social construction of the stigma "mentally ill – violent", connections between migration, mental health and cultural participation, the relationship between users and professionals of mental health care and the importance of self-determination in these contexts are addressed.


9:30                Welcome note by Prof. Dr. Theresia Degener

10-12:00         Listen up! (moderated panel discussion)

Guest speakers: Agathe Svela (Norway), Julia Lippert (Germany), Kateřina Táborská (Czech Republic), Melis Ari-Gurhanli (Finland)

                       Moderator: Dr. Marc von Miquel (Germany)

The event will be held in English. English speech-to-text interpreting is available.


For online participation, we ask you to register by 24.04.2024 via the following link:  

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting.


This event is a cooperation of BODYS, EvH RWL Bochum with Technical University Liberec (Czech Republic); VID Specialized University College, Stavanger (Norway), DIAK Diaconia University of Applied Sciences (Finland).

For further information, please contact Franziska Witzmann: Tato e-mailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty. Pro její zobrazení musíte mít povolen Javascript. (tel: +49-(0)234-36901-473).