Art critic and writer Sacha Craddock in conversation with artist Gideon Rubin about his Freud Museum project Black Book.
Lisa Appignanesi and Susie Orbach explore what women past and present have contributed to psychoanalysis.
We believe that psychoanalytically informed ideas can offer an important framework for understanding the experience of dementia, and that the progressive character of the condition means that making sense of the unconscious processes, powerful emotions and interpersonal dynamics becomes the most important aspect of coping with it.
What is the influence of Sigmund Freud’s ‘Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality’ on contemporary clinical psychoanalytic practice and psychosocial considerations of sexuality?
Can psychoanalysis – with ample assistance from philosophers, poets, novelists, and songwriters – give us a new perspective on the wellsprings and course of love?
Jacqueline Rose and Sally Alexander in conversation
Podcast of our conference celebrating the centenary of Freud’s groundbreaking work ‘Mourning and Melancholia’.
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?
What does psychoanalysis have to say about the emotional landscapes of class, the hidden injuries and disavowed privileges? How does class figure in clinical work and what part does it play in psychotherapeutic trainings?
Speakers will address a wide range of themes connecting fashion, clothing, style and the body to psychoanalysis, creativity and unconscious emotional life.