Nathalie Zadje Lecture
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)
The Specificity of the Ethnopsychiatric approach with patients who survived political massacres, genocide and gender
Nathalie Zadje is a senior lecturer in psychology at the University of Paris 8 Saint-Denis. She is in charge of research and clinical studies at the Centre Georges Devereux and was a visiting researcher at the Centre de recherche français à Jerusalem (2007-2009). An expert in psychic trauma, she developed in France the first clinical research tools for survivors and descendants of Holocaust victims in 1990. In 2003-2004, she established and operated a university research center on the clinical psychology of trauma at the University of Burundi. In 2005, she established, with Dr. Ulman, at Beer Yaacov psychiatric hospital, an ethno-psychiatric clinic for patients of Ethiopian origin. Following the massacres of September 28, 2009 in Guinea, she established a psycho-social unit in Conakry specializing in the treatment of survivors and female victims of rape.
When & Where
Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies
The Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (MIGS) is recognized internationally as Canada's preeminent centre for the study of genocide and crimes against humanity. MIGS strives to establish and manage major research programs focused on the prevention and prosecution of genocide and other crimes against humanity.