Palestine:The Settlers Town is a Strongly Built Town: Fanon in Palestine:

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Main Building Malet St. Lecture Theatre B35 Birkbeck, University of London

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Palestine: two lectures

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CREHR (Centre for Researching and Embedding Human Rights), The UK-Palestine Mental Health Network.PublicInterestPsychology.

Sunday 8th December 2019

Morning 10-12.30

Birkbeck University , Malet St. Lecture Theatre B35 , located in the main building(1).

Address details and a map of Bloomsbury campus can be found here: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/maps

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“The Settlers Town is a Strongly Built Town: Fanon in Palestine”

Prof Stephen Sheehi

Sultan Qaboos Eminent Professor of Middle East Studies and Founding Director of the Decolonizing Humanities Project at the College of William and Mary. He is the co-author with Lara Sheehi of Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Theory and Practice in Palestine (forthcoming, Routledge). He is also the author of Arab Imago: A Social History of Photographic Portrait 1860-1910 (Princeton, 2016), Islamophobia: The Ideological Campaign against Islam (Clarity, 2011), and Foundations of Modern Arab Identity (Florida, 2006) as well as co-author with Salim Tamari and Issam Nassar of Camera Palaestina: Photography and Displaced Histories of Palestine (forthcoming, University of California

“Toward a Decolonial Clinical Praxis: A Case Example from Palestine”

Lara Sheehi

faculty member at the GWU Professional Psychology Program. Her work is on decolonial struggles as well as power, race, class and gender constructs and dynamics within Psychoanalysis. She has an upcoming co-authored book with Stephen Sheehi, Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Theory and Practice in Palestine (Routledge), and her most recent chapter, "The Islamophobic Normative Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Considerations" can be found in Islamophobia and Psychiatry: Recognition, Prevention, and Treatment. Lara is the Secretary of the Society for Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychology (Div. 39 of the APA) and the Chair of the American Psychoanalytic Association's Teachers' Academy. She is on the editorial board for the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association (JAPA), Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society (PCS), and Institutionalized Children Explorations and Beyond, and  is on the advisory board to the USA-Palestine Mental Health Network and Psychoanalysis for Pride. 

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Prof Samir Gandesha

Associate Professor in the Department of the Humanities and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at Simon Fraser University.

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Dr David Morgan

Psychoanalyst

Chairs

Prof Bruna Seu

Professor of Psychosocial Studies and Critical Psychology and CREHR (Centre for Researching and Embedding Human Rights).

Birkbeck University

Dr Martin Kemp

UKPMHN

UK-Palestinian Mental Health Network

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