Online Booking is Now Closed. Please call Ivan Ward or Stefan Marianski at the Freud Museum for information about ticket availability.
Tel. 020 7435 2002
A major international conference to celebrate Freud’s 160th anniversary and the Freud Museum’s 30th.
Speakers were asked a simple question: what has been at the forefront of your psychoanalytical minds in recent times?
The result is a weekend of talks by diverse speakers from psychoanalysis and beyond that engage with problems of History, Theory, Clinical Practice and the Social World.
Friday 23rd September 7pm:
Disseminations: The Penetration of Freud into Popular Culture
Andrea Sabbadini - Film
Brett Kahr - Musical theatre
Susie Orbach - Media
Saturday 24th September 9.30am-5.30pm:
The Radical Potential of Psychoanalysis
Rosine Perelberg The Construction of Meaning in the Analytic Process
Ken Robinson What do we mean by “The Unconscious”? A Plea for the Unknown
Mary Target Understanding Self Development and Relating in Analysis through Theories of Attachment and Mentalization
Fakhry Davids Re-thinking The Narcissism of Minor Differences Today
Kathleen Kelley-Lainé Psychoanalysis as a Space to Grow
David Morgan Frontier Psychoanalysis: Working with the Dispossessed and Marginalised
Judit Szekacs Mindless Bodies. … Bodiless Minds
David Bell All that is Solid Melts into Air: Some Contemporary Considerations of Freud's Civilisation and its Discontents
Sunday 25th September 10am – 2pm
Freud and the Future
Bruce Fink Love, Warts and All
David Bennett Libidinal Economy and the Currency of Desire
Jacqueline Rose Feminism and the Unconscious – Women in Dark Times
Darian Leader Returning to Freud
Chairs: Jonathan Sklar, Dany Nobus and others
Organised by The Freud Museum and the Archives of the Institute of Psychoanalysis
You can register for the whole conference or individual days.