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Film - Breaking the Chains: Human Rights Abuses of the Mentally Ill

Title
Film - Breaking the Chains: Human Rights Abuses of the Mentally Ill
Speaker(s)
Introduced by: Dr Erminia Colucci # University of Middlesex; Hosted by: GMHRN & EdCMA # U of E; - Please choose: TBC # TBC
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Date and Time
23rd Nov 2017 13:00 - 23rd Nov 2017 15:30
Location
The University of Edinburgh, Room LG 34, Patterson’s Land, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ
URL
http://www.san.ed.ac.uk/edcma/events/workshops_and_conferences/2017_2018/film_-_breaking_the_chains_human_rights_abuses_of_the_mentally_ill

The next Edinburgh Global Mental Health network event will be on November 23rd, 2017. We are pleased to have Dr Erminia Colucci, University of Middlesex to screen her film titled: ‘Breaking the Chains: Human Rights Abuses of the Mentally Ill’. The film is s an ethnographic documentary that examines the use of physical restraint and confinement of persons' experiencing mental illness in Indonesia, a practice known as pasung (more details on film below). The screening will be followed by a panel discussion chaired by Dr Selea Gleadow, involving  Dr Colucci, Mr Neil Quinn (University of Strathclyde), Professor Jill Stavert (Edinburgh Napier University), and Carol Tibi-Opi.

Please register at this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/breaking-the-chains-human-rights-and-global-mental-health-tickets-39610906287

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