The Harms and Fallacies of Medicine – Friday 23 June 2017

We are pleased to invite you to the second Nexus symposium for 2017: The Harms and Fallacies of Medicine to be held 10am-12pm, Friday 23 June. This session brings together three distinguished speakers (see flyer here for presenter bionotes):

Dr Linda Barclay, Monash University

The indignity of health care and why it matters

Dr Fleur Beaupert, La Trobe University

Forensic mental health/disability systems and ‘not guilty by reason of mental impairment' status: coercion, psychiatrisation and legal malfunction

Dr Michael Savic, Monash University

“What constitutes a ‘problem?’” Producing ‘alcohol problems’ through online counselling encounters

For further information, please see event flyer here.

Date: Friday 23 June 2017

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Room N402, 20 Chancellors Walk, Monash University Clayton Campus

RSVP: by Monday 19 June 2017, book here.

Registration is free. Morning tea will be provided. All welcome.

Further information: Please contact Ella Dilkes-Frayne at

LUNCH: You are also invited to join the speakers for a pay-as-you-go lunch at Taste (20 Chancellors Walk) following the symposium. Please RSVP for lunch separately to by Monday 19 June 2017 so we can book accordingly.