Estela Welldon discusses her personal understanding of perversions, violence and criminality based on her many years experience at the Portman Clinic and her latest book 'Playing with Dynamite'. Estela Welldon has taught a whole generation of clinicians to question their idealisation of the mother-child relation
Michel Schneider discusses his book ' 'Marilyn's Last Sessions' with Lisa Appignanesi. The book raises questions about the increasingly blurred lines between fact and fiction, as well as giving powerful insight into the workings of Hollywood and its close links with psychoanalysis.
Taking Freud’s 1919 text ‘Das Unheimliche’ (‘The Uncanny’) as point of departure, this presentation seeks to identify what subsists, what survives when a house turns into a museum: the ghosts of its former occupants, the archive (once a personal collection of papers, books, memorabilia), and a sense (reassuring or unsettling) of domesticity.
This is a rare and fascinating opportunity to hear recollections from someone who knew the Freud family well, and has personal memories of the Freuds both when they were living in Vienna and at 20 Maresfield Gardens. This talk is part of the Museum’s 25th anniversary programme and was recorded at the Anna Freud Centre on Wednesday 21st September 2011.
Radio Schreber, Soliloques for Schziophonic voices investigates the recurring theme of ‘hearing voices’ in sonic and literary works by paying homage to Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of My Nervous Illness.
Dr Janine Burke is a writer who has written widely on Freud’s life and legacy, as told through his extraordinary art collection and his life-long obsession with acquiring antiquities. She returned to the Freud Museum to look again at Freud’s collections, and to reflect on the 25th anniversary celebrations.
Artist Alice Anderson discusses themes from her current exhibition 'Alice Anderson's Childhood Rituals' with Darian Leader, Stephanie Rosenthal and Joanna Walker.
Radio Schreber, Soliloques for Schziophonic voices investigates the recurring theme of ‘hearing voices’ in sonic and literary works by paying homage to Daniel Paul Schreber’s Memoirs of My Nervous Illness
Former Freud Museum director Michael Molnar gave this enthralling talk about Sigmund Freud's trip the National Portrait Gallery.
This event was sold out, but you can listen to it here.