Intersections in Transcultural Histories of Psychotherapies

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4th Annual One day International Conference

Psychotherapeutic practices have spread through the world through intersecting trade routes, and reshaped the social sphere. This conference draws together scholars working on histories of psychotherapies in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Japan, Italy, the UK and the US to explore the convergences and divergences of these developments in different cultures.

10.45-11.15am registration/coffee

11.15-11.30am Professor Sonu Shamdasani (chair) (UCL) Introduction

11.30-12.00am Professor Mariano Ruperthuz (University of Santiago, Chile), Psychotherapy in Chile: The Acceleration of Time and the Generation of New Psychopathologies

12.00-12.30am Professor Christiana Facchinetti (Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Art in Asylums in the Age of Catastrophe: Between Degeneration and the Vanguard (Brazil, 1914-1945)

12.30-1pm Professor Akihito Suzuki (Keio University, Tokyo), Communities in the Psychiatric Hospital in Tokyo: Long-Term Confinement and Patient's Relationships in the Early Twentieth Century

1.00-2.30pm lunch

2.30-3.00pm Dr. Suzanne Hollman (Divine Mercy University, USA/UCL), William Alanson White and Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital: 1915-1937

3.00-3.30pm Professor Marco Innamorati (University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Italy), Jung in Italy: The First Years

3.30-4.00pm Professor Alejandro Dagfal (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), Glory, Decline and Rebirth of French Lacanianism (1964-1984). From Intellectual Adventure to Psychoanalytic Diaspora

4.00-4.30 tea

4.30-5.00pm Dr. Ulrich Koch (George Washington University, USA), Writing the History of Psychotherapeutics in the Age of Psychopharmacology. The Case of Methadone Maintenance Treatment, 1964-1973

5.00-5.30pm Dr. Sarah Marks (Birkbeck, University of London), CBT: The Long View

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