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Psychoanalysis and social media: a healthy relationship?

School of Computing and Digital Media

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM (BST)

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Can psychoanalysis help us understand social media? How is social media changing social and therapeutic relations? Leading academics and practitioners come together to discuss the influence of social media on the consulting room and the insights that psychoanalysis can bring to our online lives.

This event is chaired by London Metropolitan University's Professor Anne Karpf, who will be joined by a panel comprising Dr Lionel Bailly, Dr Jacob Johanssen and Dr Martin Murray, and is organised by the Media, Culture and Creative Technologies Research Group from London Met's School of Computing and Digital Media

About the speakers:

Lionel Bailly is Senior Lecturer in Psychoanalysis at UCL, Consultant Psychiatrist (North East London Foundation NHS Trust) and author of Lacan, a Beginners Guide.

Jacob Johanssen is Senior Lecturer in Communications at St Mary’s University and author of Psychoanalysis and Digital Culture: Audiences, Social Media and Big Data.

Martin MurrayHead of Creative Technologies and Digital Media at London Metropolitan University, is the author of Jacques Lacan, A Critical Introduction.

Anne Karpf, a writer and sociologist, has researched the broadcasts of Donald Winnicott, and is the author of The Human VoiceShe is Professor of Life Writing and Culture at London Metropolitan University. For internal reference only: XX011, XX050, XX051, XX017, XX002

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When & Where

The Henry Thomas Room (TG-30)
London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at 6:00 PM (BST)

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School of Computing and Digital Media

The School of Computing and Digital Media offers cutting-edge academic and professional qualifications in subjects including computing, creative technologies, journalism, mathematics and electronics. Graduates of our computing and digital media degrees have gone on to forge successful careers as graphic designers, network and software engineers, journalists, analysts and university lecturers, working for such companies as the BBC, Cisco, Vodaphone and The Independent.

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