Psychiatry Beyond Fanon

Exploring the history and politics of psychology in Africa. Guest edited by Matt Heaton, historian at Virginia Tech.

The increasing visibility of Qur’anic healing in Cairo intersects with psychiatry’s growing foothold in public awareness, creating fertile ground for debates about affliction, care, and expertise.

How racialized intellectual outputs placed in just the right circumstances can do the most damage.

French psychiatry in West Africa saw Black bodies as “alien” to white ones. It hasn't changed much.