Rites Undone

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Rites Undone Rites Undone is a short documentary tracing the journey of Nigerian victims of sex-trafficking in Italy. The film investigates the psychological methods of control used by sex-traffickers, and explores the challenges faced by European mental health workers trying to provide treatment across cultural and religious divides. An excerpt of the film is made... Read more »

Rites Undone

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Rites Undone is a short documentary tracing the journey of Nigerian victims of sex-trafficking in Italy.

Lisa Guenther, Philosopher of Prisons

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During June and July 2019, the Hidden Persuaders group invited political philosopher Lisa Guenther to lead a series of events on the topic of incarceration. A podcast of her keynote lecture ‘No Prisons on Stolen Land: Prison Abolition and Decolonization as Interconnected Struggles’ is now online.

Conference Programme: Decolonising Madness?

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This conference aims to contribute to the debate on the universality and cross-cultural applications of the notions of mental health and illness by exploring the historical origins and development of the notion of ‘global psyche’ and transcultural psychiatry.