A one-day Psychoanalysis and Politics symposium to commemorate 70 years of the liberation of Auschwitz and pose the question of what the Shoah means for us today.
DAVID CESARANI, OBE, Professor, History, Royal Holloway – Survivors as Diagnosticians: Early Attempts to Comprehend the Nazi Catastrophe by Physicians and Psychologists
EDIE FRIEDMAN, Director, Jewish Council for Racial Equality – Jews and the Struggle for Social Justice: Why We Sometimes Fail to Live up to Our Tradition and Experience
GABY GLASSMAN, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Trustee AJR – Trauma and History: What Do We Do with What Has Happened?
CALUM NEILL, Lecturer, Psychology, Edinburgh Napier University – Not to Naught: Paul Celan and the Necessary Failure of the Ever Coming Word
DAVID POLAK, Psychotherapist, UKCP reg. – Sleeping with the Door Open: The Unconscious Transmission of Intergenerational Trauma
IRENE BRUNA SEU, Reader, Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck/Psychotherapist, UKCP reg. – Bystanders to Human Rights Violations and Genocide: A Psychosocial Perspective
ZÖE WAXMAN, Associate, Oriental Institute, Oxford – An Exceptional Genocide? Sexual Violence in the Holocaust
General admission £ 45. A small number of discounted tickets are available at £ 35 – please only use this option if you really need it. We thank you in advance for additional donations. Lunch is included. Please note that the conference fee is non-refundable.
When & Where
Psychoanalysis and Politics
Psychoanalysis and Politics is an international and interdisciplinary conference series, registered as a non-profit organisation in Norway with the org.no. 998503221. Webpage: http://www.psa-pol.org