What can psychoanalysis offer to the on-going discussion about the state of the planet?
The Climate Emergency: Psychoanalytic Perspectives is an international conference taking place online on Saturday 23 and 30 May 2020.
Speakers: Sally Weintrobe, Joseph Dodds, Renée Lertzman, David Morgan, Anouchka Grose, plus Winners of the Young Poets Network Challenge: Climate Crisis and You
Please do use the comments section to discuss and share ideas.
Selected resources (articles, podcasts, talks):
- ‘Ecological Madness’, 1992 conference papers by Susie Orbach, Bob Hinshelwood, Barry Richards, Andrew Samuels and Ivan Ward, are published in The British Journal of Psychotherapy, 1993, Vol.10, No. 2.
- The full text of Ivan Ward’s introduction to the 1992 conference papers can be downloaded here.
- Joseph Dodds, Elemental Catastrophe: Ecopsychoanalysis and the viral uncanny of covid-19 for Stillpoint Digital Magazine
- Anouchka Grose, How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis for The Guardian, August 2019
- Sally Weintrobe on Frontier Psychoanalyst: Climate Change (January 2016) podcast presented by David Morgan
- Joseph Dodds, Psychoanalysis and Ecology at the Edge of Chaos, 2011
- Sally Weintrobe (ed.), Engaging with Climate Change: Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 2012
- Renée Lertzman, Environmental Melancholia: Psychoanalytic Dimensions of Engagement, 2015
- Anouchka Grose, From Anxiety to Zoolander: Notes on Psychoanalysis, 2017
- David Morgan (ed.), The Unconscious in Social and Political Life, 2019
- Paul Hoggett (ed.), Climate Psychology: On Indifference to Disaster, 2019
- Mary-Jayne Rust (ed.), Vital Signs: Psychological Responses to Ecological Crisis, 2012
- David Levine, Matthew Bowker, The Destroyed World and the Guilty Self, 2019