JUSTICE with prison philanthropist Edwina Grosvenor
In Conversation with... Professor Taj Nathan
In this week’s Justice episode, Edwina speaks to Professor Taj Nathan, a consultant forensic psychiatrist for the NHS. He holds honorary academic posts at the University of Liverpool, University of Chester and Liverpool John Moores University, and provides independent expert opinion to courts in England and Wales.
Taj is also the author of Dangerous Minds: A Forensic Psychiatrist's Quest to Understand Violence. Taking us from secure hospital wards to high-security prisons to courtrooms, Dangerous Minds offers compelling and deeply compassionate accounts of ten people whose lives have been shaped by violence, and asks its readers to re-evaluate all that they think they know about the people society deems most dangerous.
In this episode, Taj discusses the origins of his book, and sheds light on the complexity of working in the field of forensic psychiatry.
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This podcast is created and produced by The London Podcast Company.