Members’ News

January 11, 2016

Psychosis and Psychoanalysis Conference at the Freud Museum

Three SITE members are involved in this groundbreaking one-day Conference to be held at the Freud Museum this coming March. The day is convened by Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz and includes papers from fellow SITE members Haya Oakley and Barry Watt. Details below. CONFERENCE: Psychosis and Psychoanalysis 20 March 20169.30am – 5.00pm History – Politics – Theory […]

September 27, 2015

Members’ News October 2015

SITE member Dorothée Bonnigal Katz will be presenting a paper, Psychosis, Embodiment and the Ineffectiveness of Symbols, at the forthcoming interdisciplinary conference at the Freud Museum on October 24th. Dorothée, along with her fellow participants, will be responding to Claude Lévi-Strauss’s paper, The Effectiveness of Symbols and will be addressing the question: Why do symbols have such […]

February 21, 2015

Barry Watt talk at PEER Gallery: 6pm, 4th March 2015

Site member Barry Watt will be giving a talk on the relationship between housing and mental health issues at the PEER Gallery n Hoxton, London. He will be discussing the work of RD Laing and Lacan with respect to the notion of ‘foreclosure’, understood both as the psychological mechanism generative of psychosis, as well as […]

February 5, 2015

‘Laplanche: An Introduction’ by Dominique Scarfone

This new translation by SITE member and leading translator of psychoanalytic theory, Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz, is the first English version of Scarfone’s text. The book was originally commissioned as part of the Presses Universitaires de France’s series Psychoanalysts d’aujourd’hui in 1997 and, rather than a mere overview of Laplanche’s work, presents an insight into the theoretical innovations and […]

October 15, 2014

Narcissism and Melancholia: Reflections on a Century

This centenary symposium, from the Department of Sociology at the University of Warwick, brings together scholars and writer-practitioners of psychoanalysis to consider the legacy of two of Sigmund Freud’s most important metapsychological papers: ‘On Narcissism: An Introduction’ (1914) and ‘Mourning and Melancholia’ (1915). The Symposium will take place on March 11th and 12, 2015 and […]

February 13, 2014

Philip Hill at Warwick

After SITE member Philip Hill’s  paper at our recent conference on Trauma, he has been invited to speak at the University of Warwick’s Institute of Advanced Study. The talk is organised via the Psychoanalysis Across the Disciplines research network convened by SITE trainee, Julie Walsh. Philip will present his paper, ‘Are Phobias Allergies? Is there […]

November 13, 2013

Psychoanalysis Across the Disciplines

Site member Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz will be presenting a paper on Thursday 14th November at the Psychoanalysis Across the Disciplines Speaker Programme at The University of Warwick. Her paper, ‘The Place of Psychosis in Freudian Metapsychology and Technique: Topographical and Clinical Reflections’ deals with the complex and paradoxical place psychosis occupies within the Freudian corpus. While […]

November 9, 2013

Motherhood is great, BUT…

SITE members Angela Kreeger and Andie Newman are convening a series of group discussions on the challenges of becoming a mother, as part of the Bowes & Bounds Psychotherapy Network in north London. Andie and Angela are offering a safe, supportive and confidential space for exploring the variety of feelings which can arise at this […]