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2 July 2010 - 4 July 2010

PSYCHOANALYSIS, MONEY AND THE ECONOMY

A multidisciplinary international conference

For more information and updates, please visit the conference page.

This conference aims to explore all aspects of the relationship between psychoanalysis, money and the economy, and the many meanings of money in psycho-social life.

AN EXTENSIVE PROGRAMME OF INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS INCLUDES

BRUCE FINK (Lacanian psychoanalyst and Professor of Psychology at Duquesne University)
ETIENNE BALIBAR (Emeritus Professor of Moral and Political Philosophy at the University of Paris 10 Nanterre, and Professorial Fellow at the Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities. Co-author of Reading Capital (with Louis Althusser) and author of The Philosophy of Marx (1995).
BERNARD STIEGLER (Philosopher and Director of the Institute for Research and Innovation at Centre Pompidou, Paris)
JEAN-JOSEPH GOUX (L.H. Favrot Professor in the Department of French Studies at Rice University, Texas)
RENATA SALECI (Centennial Professor at the Department of Law at the London School of Economics)
ZYGMUNT BAUMAN (Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the Universities of Leeds and Warsaw)

and many more

OVER 30 PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION PANELS ON

FINANCIAL CRISES AND THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MONEY • ANXIETY AND ECONOMIC CRISIS • HOMO PSYCHOLOGICUS IN THE MARKET PLACE • MARKETS AS SUBJECTS • MONEY IN THE CONSULTING ROOM • MONEY AND MASCULINITY • FINANCE, FETISHISM AND JOUISSANCE • MONEY AND MELANCHOLIA • HOMO OECONOMICUS ON THE COUCH

convened by David Bennett (University of Melbourne) for The Freud Museum, London with Ivan Ward (Director of Education, Freud Museum)
supported by Birkbeck College and the Australian Research Council

Registration: £145 / £105 (Full conference) - includes lunch and refreshments. Click here

To download the current programme please click here (c.9 MB) or print out our poster.

For an extract from David Bennett's introduction to the conference, please click here

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