Professor Nikolas Rose Master Class

University of Sydney, August 25, 2014

Law Faculty Seminar Room (403), Level 4, main law building.

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Venue information

Law Faculty Seminar Room (403), Level 4, main law building.




9.30 – 10.00 Welcome, introductions and Professor Rose
10.00 – 11.20 Session 1: Truth, identity and somatic self
  Marie Nagy
Testimony and the Brain
  Jacqueline Savard
From medical genetics to online genetics: Australian’s attitudes,
knowledge and experiences of direct-to-consumer personal genome
testing (DTCPGT)
11.20 – 11.40 Morning Tea
11.40 – 1.00 Session 2: Governance
  Laura Davy
Independent citizens or relationally autonomous selves? Issues in
the representations of intellectual disability in political and governmental
  Andrew McLachlan
Cultural Resiliencies: New Strategies in Preventative Mental
1.00 – 2.00 Lunch
2.00 - 3.20 Session 3: Diagnosis and identity
  Gemma Lucy Smart
Is Internet Gaming Addiction Fact or Fantasy?
  Brydan Lenne
Neuropolitics and the conceptualisation and diagnosis of ASD in
an Australian drug trial
3.20 – 3.40 Afternoon Tea
3.40 – 5.00 Session 4: Self and neurochemical intervention
  Richard Schweizer
Diagnosed with Schizophrenia: A Study Drawing on Rose’s Concept
of the Neurochemical Self
  Chris Rudge
Psychotropes: A Pharmacography of Authorship in the Works of
Philip K. Dick and Aldous Huxley
5.00 – 5.30 General Discussion