Some Thoughts on the Pandemic. Join psychoanalyst Darian Leader, as he explores how psychoanalysis can shed light on some aspects of individual and social responses to the pandemic.

If psychoanalysis can shed light on some aspects of individual and social responses to the pandemic, what can it also learn from them? This talk explores some of the unconscious processes at play, and suggest problems and questions that psychoanalysis might wish to address here.

Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst working in London and a member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research and of The College of Psychoanalysts-UK. He is the author of several books including: Why Can’t We Sleep? Understanding Our Sleeping and Sleepless Minds; Why do women write more letters than they post?; Freud’s Footnotes; Stealing the Mona Lisa: What Art Stops Us From Seeing; Why do people get ill? (with David Corfield), The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression, What is Madness?, Strictly Bipolar and Hands, and frequently about contemporary art


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