Psychoanalysis and History Seminar

Due to the boycott of Senate House, most* sessions take place in room 320, Arts Two, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End, London E1 4NS. No booking required, all welcome

Wednesdays 5.30 – 7pm

January 23*: Rhodri Hayward (Queen Mary UL): ‘R. G. Collingwood and Margaret Lowenfeld: Toys, Magic and the Making of Interior Worlds’

February 6: Helen Tyson (Sussex): ‘”Forebodings about fascism”: Marion Milner and Virginia Woolf’.

February 20: Joanna Ryan (psychoanalytic psychotherapist; Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis): ‘Class and Psychoanalysis: the ideas, practices and legacies of the Vienna and Berlin free clinics of the early 20th c’

March 6: Akshi Singh (Queen Mary UL): ‘”The Call of the Mother”: Assassination and Psychoanalysis in Colonial India’

May 15 *This meeting will be held in the Freud Museum: Panel discussion of Josh Cohen, Not Working (2019). Panellists: Josh Cohen (Goldsmiths), Molly Macdonald (QMUL), Stephen Frosh (Birkbeck), Barbara Taylor (QMUL)


Convenors: Sally Alexander (Goldsmiths), Kate Hodgkin (UEL), Barbara Taylor (QMUL)




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