The return of the repressed, the return of the drive, the return of desire, all feature in the landscape of the psychoanalytic mythos. In this symposium we will be considering the fateful crossing of the psychoanalytic project with Nietzsche’s demon. Can psychoanalysis create a potential space against the domination of fate?
Professor Dany Nobus is joined by eminent scholar, author, journalist and psychoanalyst Élisabeth Roudinesco to discuss her latest book, Freud: In His Time and Ours.
Taking his latest novel An English Guide to Birdwatching as a starting point, Nicholas Royle talks with psychoanalyst and writer Adam Phillips about how literature and psychoanalysis can speak to and of each other.
Renowned conservator Julia Park-Newman discusses working on Freud's antiquities.
Given the truth of incompleteness, Chiesa asks, can we think such a truth in itself without turning incompleteness into another truth about truth, that is, into yet another figure of God as absolute being?
In his latest publication In Writing acclaimed psychoanalyst and writer, Adam Phillips celebrates the art of close reading and asks what it is to defend literature in a world that is increasingly devaluing language in this enjoyable collection of essays on literature.
The Freud Museum is delighted to announce the exhibition of a new sculpture, Sleeping Beauty, by internationally renowned contemporary artist Franko B, coinciding with Refugee Week 2017 and our latest exhibition, The Best Possible School: Anna Freud, Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham and the Hietzing School in 1920s Vienna.
Freud biographer and practising psychoanalyst, Joel Whitebook, discusses his new book Freud: An Intellectual Biography
Curator Sophie Leighton on attending a play session at Corner House, a club for vulnerable children.
The Freud Memorial Lecture 2017 provides a rare opportunity to hear the world-renowned psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Salman Akhtar.