Research Network The Future of Madness
Current Research Themes
Our current themes for research include:
- Madness studies
- Global planetary mental health
- Global and transnational mental illness histories
- Community psychiatry
- Places of mental health care and confinement
- Post-institutional care
- War and psychiatry
- Solitary confinement and convict mental health.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.