Podcast Category

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

'Soul Machine' takes us back to the origins of modernity, a time when a crisis in religious authority and the scientific revolution led to searching questions about the nature of human inner life. This is the story of how a new concept-the mind-emerged as a potential solution, one that was part soul and part machine, but fully neither.

Symposium-Art and Mourning: The role of creativity in healing trauma and loss

The afternoon will be led by Esther Dreifuss-Kattan, psychoanalyst, art therapist and artist, and author of a new book Art and Mourning: The role of creativity in healing trauma and loss. The afternoon will feature conversations with Jane McAdam Freud, Jeremy Gavron and Fay Ballard, who will each explore how their own losses and trauma has informed and influenced their work. Esther Dreifuss-Kattan’s own work will be on display in the Museum over the weekend of 21/22 May.

Filming the Body in Crisis

Filming the Body in Crisis examines the representation of the body and the ethical, psychological and embodied implications of viewing bodies on screen across a range of moving image media and mainstream films.

Karl Abraham: Life and Work, a Biography

Karl Abraham: Life and Work, a Biography is the first complete biography of Karl Abraham (1877-1925), a close colleague and friend of Sigmund Freud and one of the most important pioneers of psychoanalysis. Join us for a drinks reception launching the publication, followed by a talk by the author, Anna Bentinck van Schoonheten introduced by Professor Brett Kahr.