1st Midlands MAP Festival 2021: Philosophy, Academia and Mental health

May 26, 2021 - June 11, 2021
Department of Philosophy, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


  • Marc Sanders Foundation


University of Birmingham
University of Warwick
Nottingham University
University of Massachusetts, Boston


University of Warwick

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MAP Warwick, MAP Birmingham and the recently founded MAP Nottingham put together the first Midlands MAP Festival. Below you can find the whole schedule and the link to register for the event. 

Wednesday 26th of May

Welcomes from Organising Committee



Chair: Giulia Lorenzi (University of Warwick) 

Lisa Bortolotti (University of Birmingham)

5 pm

Title: “The Agential Stance: How to support young people’s sense of agency in mental health clinical encounters” 

Friday 28th of May 

Chair: Jaspal Singh Gharu (University of Birmingham)

Quassim Cassam (University of Warwick) 


Title: “Imposter Syndrome in Philosophy”

Thursday 3rd of June

Chair: Victoria Galvao (University of Birmingham) 

Matthew Duncombe (University of Nottingham)


Title: “Mental Health and the Philosophical Profession”

Monday 7th of June

Chair: Riana Popat (University Nottingham)

Lauren Blackwood (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion officer - King's College London)

5 pm 

Title: “Understanding Micro-Aggressions within the Higher Education Setting”

Wednesday 9th June

Chair: Sailee Khurjekar (University of Warwick) 

Jasmine Khan (Journalist, Public Speaker and Mental Health Advocate)

5 pm

Title: “Mental Health and The Modern World”

Friday 11th June 

Chair: Janset Ö. Çetinkaya (University of Nottingham)

Dana Miranda (University of Massachusetts Boston)


Title: “Admission: The Subject as an Object of Study”

Please, register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdg09hcRqiKkx052hDQIsBlMDr84BygfArILYqCykehakkbhQ/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0 

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May 25, 2021, 12:00pm BST

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