On 19 March, from 1:30-5:00 p.m. the initial symposium of the Psychoanalysis and Liberation Research Network will take place at Middlesex University. In this initial symposium three themes will be introduced in formats that invite dialogue and collective exploration:
Psychoanalysis and liberation – Maaike Engelen (Psychoanalytic child and adolescent psychotherapist in private practice and at the Holmewood School, ACP)
Homelessness and Catastrophic Change: Poverty and Need in the Analytic Encounter – David Morgan (Psychoanalyst, BPAS BPA BPF AmBPS)
The fulcrum of transformation – David Henderson (Senior lecturer, Centre for Psychoanalysis, Middlesex University; Psychoanalytic psychotherapist, AIP)
Venue and Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/psychoanalysis-and-liberation-tickets-19580301208
Following on from this initial gathering we will organize symposia once a term, which will provide space to discuss the theme of psychoanalysis and liberation in depth and with a particular (inter)disciplinary focus. These presenters will include, among others: Emma Dowling (Middlesex University; sociology and activism), Johan Siebers (Middlesex University; philosophy and critical theory), Tomasz Fortuna (BPAS and Portman Clinic NHS Foundation Trust; psychoanalysis and psychiatry).
All are welcome to attend.