Psychoanalysis and the Public Sphere
10th Anniversary Conference
The State Psychoanalysis Is In
Friday 22nd November 1996, 2.00-8 00pm
Conference Centre, Duncan House, High Street, Stratford.
University of East London, London E15
and Saturday 23rd, 1 0.00-5.30pm
Sponsored by Free Associations Journal, The Human Nature Trust,
and the Department of Human Relations. University of East London.
The conference offers a forum for the examination of
psychoanalysis as an element in and of the public sphere.
Papers wlll pursue psychoanalytic thinking across four strands relating to
the public sphere:
Each strand will be followed by commissioned rapporteurs who will feed back
their work into a plenary at the last session. To support this, the
plenaries will involve structured debate rather than being platforms for keynote speakers.
- the nature of the individual;
- organisations and political discourse;
- popular culture;
- the culture of the psychoanalytic professions themselves.
Plenary Speakers: Mike Rustin and Bob Young on
The past, present and future of psychoanalysis and the public sphere
Papers will include:
Fee: £75 (British pounds Sterling) two days; £45 one day and concessionary.
- David P. Levine, Psychoanalysis and free market liberalism in America
- Gary Winship, Democracy in psychiatric settings - potentiating the role of
- Anthony Elliott, Freud 2000: the future of psychoanalytic theory
- Sue White and John Stancombe, Exploring the space for a post therapeutics
- Phyllis Creme, The use of a (film) object
- David Kennard, Applied Psychoanalysis
- Ivan Ward, 'Boundaries' as fetish
- Anna Vidali, Some metapsychoanalytic thoughts on the analysls of artistic
- Larry Hirschhorn, Psychoanalysis and organisational consulting: the moral
- John Cash, Troubled talks: distorted communication and the politics of
identity in Northern Ireland
- Joanna Ryan, Lesbianism and the psychotherapy profession
- Jerry Flieger, Cyberanalysis in psychospace: why I read Freud in the
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