The Oxford-Globe Forum for Medicine and Drama in Practice

Event Date: 
02 Dec 2017


University of Oxford, 10.00am – 4.30pm


The Oxford-Globe Forum meets twice a year, alternating between Shakespeare’s Globe and the University of Oxford. It brings together researchers and practitioners in medicine, theatre and academia to explore a designated theme.
The theme for December 2017 is Altered States. Papers are invited on (but not limited to) topics such as: consciousness and unconsciousness, hallucinations, possession, sleep and dreaming, melancholy and anxiety, madness, anger, passion and passions, trances, voices, echoes, the senses, obsession, contagion, grief
and mourning.

Papers are informal and are limited to 12 – 15 minutes; the aim is to enable discussion among different constituencies of interest.

Registration is required: the £15 fee includes a sandwich lunch and coffee.


To register (you will be contacted later about lunch payment) go to:


For enquiries or to offer a paper, please send your proposed title and a brief abstract by 1 November to

Sponsored by Globe Education and Green Templeton College, University of Oxford

Submission date for papers: 
01 Nov 2017