United Kingdom

Regular Programmes of Events:

The Freud Museum, London: www.freud.org.uk/events/

The Institute of Psychoanalysis ‘Beyond the Couch’ Series: www.beyondthecouch.org.uk/events

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6th September 2012, Freud Museum:

In Treatment: Fact and Fiction (Part of Granta 120: Medicine Launch)

An evening of readings and conversation on how writers make sense of the mind in fact and fiction? This event is part of the launch of Granta 120: Medicine, the latest edition of the magazine of new writing.

Website: www.freud.org.uk/events/74790/in-treatment-fact-and-fiction/

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11th September 2012, Freud Museum:

‘Psychoanalysis and the Nature of Biography’ Lecture

Speaker: Dr. David Carter (author of Brief Lives: Sigmund Freud)

Website: www.freud.org.uk/events/74753/-psychoanalysis-and-the-nature-of-biography/

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15th September 2012, Institute of Psychoanalysis (London):

‘Winnicott Dialogues’ Round-Table Discussions

Speakers Include: Jan Abram (London), Haydée Faimberg (Paris), Daniel Widlöcher (Paris), René Roussillon (Lyon), Zjelko Loparic (Säo Paulo, Brazil), Nellie Thompson (New York), Lisa Farley (Toronto), Christopher Reeves (U.K.), Anne Patterson (London), Josh Cohen (London), Steven Groarke (London)

Website: www.beyondthecouch.org.uk/?unique_name=events&item=62

Organised By: The Insitute of Psychoanalysis (‘Beyond the Couch’)

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19th September 2012, Institute of Child Health (London)

Culture, Identity and Liquid Modernity Lecture

Speaker: Professor Zygmunt Bauman

Bauman discusses his proposition that the dominant mood of anxiety of our age seems to derive from a reversal of the ‘bargain’ we make with the world that Freud outlined in Civilization and Its Discontents.

Website: www.beyondthecouch.org.uk/events?item=67

Organised By: The Insitute of Psychoanalysis (‘Beyond the Couch’)

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21st-22nd September 2012, Wellcome Collection Conference Centre (London):

‘Psychoanalysis in the Age of Totalitarianism’ Conference

Speakers Include: Jan Abram, Jacqueline Rose, Daniel Pick, Lyndsey Stonebridge, John Forrester, Stephen Frosh, and many more

Website: www.beyondthecouch.org.uk/events?item=60

Organised By: The Insitute of Psychoanalysis (‘Beyond the Couch’)

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3rd October 2012 – 20th March 2013, Insitiute of Psychoanalysis (London), Belfast, Colchester, Leeds:

Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (Lecture & Seminar Series)

This two-part series of weekly lectures on psychoanalysis, each followed by a discussion in small groups, provides an overall view of the core concepts in psychoanalysis and their main applications. Price: £310/230 (One Term), £565/415 (Two Terms).

Website: http://beyondthecouch.org.uk/events?item=66

Organised By: The Insitute of Psychoanalysis (‘Beyond the Couch’)

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19th-20th October 2012, BPAS (112a Shirland Road, London):

Psychoanalysis and Politics – Shared Traumas, Silent Loss, Public and Private Mourning (London Autumn Symposium)

Speakers Include: David Bell, Julia Borossa, Lucia Corti, Ferenc Eros, Karl Figlio, Jane Frances, Peter Morall, Margarita Palacios, Vic Seidler & Judit Szekacs-Weisz

Wesbite: www.psa-pol.org/

Organised By: Lene Auestad (University of Oslo) & Jonathan Davidoff (Tavistock Centre)

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5th November-3rd December 2012, The Freud Museum:

Psychoanalysis, Popular Culture and the Media: An Evening Course Organized by Media and the Inner World

This course uses psychoanalytic ideas to explore the emotional and therapeutic experiences of popular culture and the media. The programme has been devised as a course that enables progression from one week to the next, although it is also possible to attend individual sessions on a stand-alone basis. Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Price: £50/35 for five week course, takes place on Monday evenings.

Website: www.freud.org.uk/events/74784/psychoanalysis-popular-culture-and-the-media/

Organised By: Dr Candida Yates (University of East London) and Dr Caroline Bainbridge (University of Roehampton), Media and the Inner World Network

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7th-9th December 2012, University College London (UCL):

‘Unconscious Phantasy Today’ Conference

Speakers: David Bell, Michael Brearley and Catalina Bronstein with clinical seminars by David Tuckett, Cathy Bronstein, Chris Mawson, Claire Cripwell, Dana Birksted Breen, David Millar, David Taylor, Edna O’Shaughnessy and Jane Milton

Website: www.ucl.ac.uk/psychoanalysis/events/conferences/conference-reader.php?idvar=135

Organised By: Sabina Hussain (UCL Psychoanalysis Centre)

Deadline for Abstracts: 1st October 2012

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15th March 2013, Institute of Psychoanalysis (London):

‘Beckett and Bion: Evacuation, Containment, and Food for Thought’ Lecture

Speaker: Dr Laura Salisbury, with discussant Chris Mawson

Website: www.beyondthecouch.org.uk/events?item=65

Organised By:  The Insitute of Psychoanalysis (‘Beyond the Couch’)

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27th March 2013, University of Bristol:

Devils and Dolls: Dichotomous Depictions of ‘The Child’

Speakers: Professor George Rousseau & Dr. Anna Green

Website:  http://devils-dolls-conference.weebly.com/index.html

Organised By: Jen Baker, Daniel Bowers & Liz Renes (Univeristies of Bristol & York)

Abstracts Deadline: 31st August 2012

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31st October-3rd November 2013, BAFTA (London)

Seventh European Psychoanalytic Film Festival (epff7)

Website: www.beyondthecouch.org.uk/events?item=61

Organised By: Dr Andrea Sabbadini (Institute of Psychoanalysis)

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14th June 2014, The Royal College of Physicians (London):

The Melanie Klein Trust Conference (Topic To Be Decided)

Website: www.melanie-klein-trust.org.uk/events?item=9&itemoffset=3

Organised By: The Melanie Klein Trust

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