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“New” and “Old” Institutions for the Mentally Ill: Treatment, Punishment, or Preventive Confinement?

Part of the Oxford Amnesty Lectures series on "Incarceration and Human Rights"

Lawrence Gostin is an international expert on law and public health. Among multiple academic and professional distinctions he is Professor of Law at Georgetown University, Visiting Professor of Public Health at Oxford University, and Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Public Health Law and Human Rights. He has served on Federal Advisory Committees on HIV/AIDS, and was legal director of MIND (1975–82).


Professor Lawrence Gostin | talks | www


Date and Time:

18 January 2007 at 5:30 pm


1 hour



Sheldonian Theatre
Broad Street
01865 277299
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Organised by:

Oxford Amnesty Lectures
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£6 (£4 concessions)

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Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 4LW, 01865 305305 (www.ticketsoxford.com)or on the door

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