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27 June 2009
10.00am to 4.00pm Saturday 27 June 2009

The False Body

Psychoanalysis and Corporeality

Venue: The Anna Freud Centre, 12 Maresfield Gardens, London NW3
Time:   10am - 4pm (Registration 9.30 - 10am)

A conference to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the publication of Susie Orbach’s classic book Fat is a Feminist Issue, and to explore new ideas about body-image, body-anxiety, and how we become embodied.

SPEAKERS and discussants

BRETT KAHR
Freud’s Body: From Hysterical Paralysis to Relational Skin

CATHERINE BAKER-PITTS (USA)
Psychoanalysis and Cosmetic Surgery

VALERIE SINASON
“How Many Bodies Come into the Consulting Room in Cases of Severe Trauma?”

SUSIE ORBACH
Is Fat Still a Feminist Issue?
In Conversation with Valerie Sinason and Brett Kahr

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