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Symposium on the Unconscious

Cardiff University Graduate College/ Inter-disciplinary Psychosocial Seminar Series

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 from 09:30 to 18:00 (BST)

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Symposium on the Unconscious

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About the SYMPOSIUM

This public symposium is specifically concerned with how Freud’s theoretical subversion, whose central tenet is the subject’s predominantly unconscious nature, has been variously understood, theorised and operationalized for the purposes of critical and empirical analysis. Of particular interest is the question of how to conceptualise the relationship between the unconscious, affect, political subjectivity and socio-political transformation – a question that informs the work of all the psychoanalytically informed speakers at this event.

SPEAKERS

Professor Valerie Walkerdine (SOCSI, Cardiff University): Post Lacanian thinking and social research: history, geography, past and future’
 
Dr Derek Hook (Birkbeck College, University of London) and Dr Calum Neill (Edinburgh Napier University): 'The logic of fantasy: Comments on Lacan’s Seminar XIV’

Dr Fabio Vighi (EUROP, Cardiff University):I think where I am not: the unconscious in theory and practice’

Roundtable panel discussion: The unconscious and socio-political transformation

Registration

There is no registration fee for ‘The symposium on the unconscious,’ but please register at http://symposiumontheunconscious.eventbrite.com

For further details contact: Higginscf@cardiff.ac.uk

Accommodation

There are a limited number of rooms available in Senghennyydd Court and Talybont North on the University campus. For bookings, please contact: residences@cardiff.ac.uk, tel: 029 2087 4849http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/for/prospective/residences/resources/Booking%20Form%20-%20Senghennydd%20Court%20(29%20nights%20or%20less).pdf

DIRECTIONS AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/locations/directions/index.html

http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/locations/resources/loc-guide-12.pdf

 

 

When & Where


Cardiff University, Glamorgan Building, Room 0.85
King Edward VII Ave
CF10 Cardiff
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 29 May 2012 from 09:30 to 18:00 (BST)


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