Conference 2012 notes: Session 1
This set features notes from the following presentations to session 1 (From power to hubris) of our conference ‘The Intoxication of power: From neurosciences to hubris in healthcare and public life’.
The conference was held in association with the Psychiatry Section of the Royal Society of Medicine in London on 9 October 2012.
Topics covered in this session included:
- Political power and psychopathology – Professor Nassir Ghaemi, Director Mood Disorders Programme and Professor of Psychiatry, Tufts University, USA
- How power corrupts – Dr Ricardo Blaug, Director, Centre for the Study of Democracy and Reader in Democracy and Political Theory, University of Westminster
- Puppetmasters or umpires? The perils of modern bank regulation – Ms Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor and Assistant Editor, The Financial Times
- Discussion of Session 1
Download the notes here: Summary-of-session-1