Videos & Lectures

Arwen Mohun

University of Delaware, USA

“Writing the history of risk: Questions, methods and reasons why”

(Introduced by: Tom Crook)

[55min,  15 slides]

 

Keynote Lecture given to the conference

 

Prof Osamu Nakamura

Philosophy, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

‘Family care of mentally ill patients in Iwakura, Kyoto, Japan’

(Introduced by: Dr Yolanda Eraso, Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University)

[18min; 34 slides]

 

 

Prof Akira Hashimoto

History, Aichi Prefectural University, Japan

‘Freedom and control:The changing context of work and activity in mental hospitals in modern Japan’

(Introduced by: Dr Yolanda Eraso, Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University)

[19min; 16 slides]

 

 

Dr Thomas Mueller

History of Medicine, Ravensburg-University of Ulm, Germany

 ‘“Patient work” in rural asylums between therapeutic instrument and exploitation of labour force. The case of German asylums in Wuerttemberg’ 

(Introduced by: Beryl Steeden, College of Occupational Therapists, London)

[27min; 10 slides]

 

Sonja Hinsch

(cand. PhD), Institute for Economic and Social History, University of Vienna, Austria

‘On “betterment”, imprisonment and support. The aims of placements in forced labour facilities in Austria from 1918 to 1938’

(Introduced by: Beryl Steeden, College of Occupational Therapists, London)

[18min; 9 slides]

 

 

Dr Monika Ankele

History and Ethics of Medicine, University of Hamburg, Germany 

‘The patient’s view on occupational therapy and its practical aspects: The Hamburg-Langenhorn Asylum during the Weimar Period’

(Introduced by: Beryl Steeden, College of Occupational Therapists, London)

[22min;  5 slides]

 

 

Dr Jennifer Laws

Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University

‘Therapeutic mechanisms of the “work cure”: The hollow gardener and other case studies’

(Introduced by: Prof Jenny Butler, Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University)

[18min; no slides]

 

 

Dr Sarah Chaney

Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines, University College London

‘Useful members of society or motiveless malingerers? Occupation and self-Injury in late nineteenth-century British asylum psychiatry

(Introduced by: Prof Jenny Butler, Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University)

 

Prof John Hall

Centre for Health, Medicine and Society, Oxford Brookes University

‘From occupation to occupation therapy: Policy, practice and professionalisation in English mental hospitals from 1919 to 1959’

(Introduced by: Prof Jenny Butler, Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University)

 

Dr Sally Denshire

School of Community Health, Charles Sturt University, Australia

‘Re-inscribing the white, classed, gendered beginnings of occupational therapy in Australia'

(Introduced by: Prof John Hall, Centre for Health, Medicine and Society, and Health and Life Sciences)

 

 

 

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