News

December 22, 2015

SW Psychotherapy Workshops, Winter/Spring 2016

Psychotherapy Workshops Winter & Spring 2016 The Site is very pleased to offer another series of psychotherapy workshops that will be running in Truro in 2016. The workshops will show how contemporary psychoanalysis can bring a richer understanding to varied social and clinical situations.   They will be delivered by psychotherapists involved with the Site […]

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 […]

May 10, 2015

The SITE 2015 Spring Conference: On Conflict—Full Programme

We’re pleased to announce the full programme for our 2015 Conference: On Conflict. CLICK HERE FOR CONFERENCE SCHEDULE As well as the exciting papers we’ve previewed in earlier posts, the final schedule also includes an intriguing collaborative paper, In the Frame: Conflict in Psychoanalysis, from SITE members Eric Harper and Andie Newman. In their paper, Harper […]

April 27, 2015

Sitegeist 10 now on sale

The Editorial Panel of Sitegeist are delighted to announce that issue 10, back again as a paperback journal, is now available. Issue 10 is devoted to theoretical papers produced by trainees at the SITE, past and present. It shows the breadth of interests, styles and approaches provoked by the SITE’s training in psychoanalysis. Christian Murphy uses Lacanian […]

April 20, 2015

Special Offer from UIT

A Special Offer from the Unconscious in Translation If you are planning to attend either of the forthcoming Site events in May, here is a special offer from the Unconscious in Translation: Order Dominique Scarfone’s Laplanche: An Introduction and other UIT titles and receive a 20% discount & no shipping costs. Order by 11 May […]

March 30, 2015

More Conference News: Two Abstracts

We are pleased to be able to announce two further speakers for our Spring Conference on Conflict. Conflict as Difference is the title of Previn Karian‘s paper. It will present an outline of Jung’s typology as detailed in Psychological Types, CW 6. Rather than plunge into the detail of this complex 550 page text, what will be examined are the […]

March 12, 2015

Sanity, Madness and the Family/’Family Life’: An Urgent Retrospective

Birkbeck Cinema, Friday 24 April, 2015, 1pm–9pm It’s just over fifty years since the publication of Sanity, Madness and the Family, R.D. Laing’s and Aaron Esterson’s groundbreaking study of ‘schizophrenia’ in eleven young women. Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community (BRAKC) and the Birkbeck Guilt Working Group have organised a one-day symposium at Birkbeck Cinema, […]

March 10, 2015

Spring Conference News

Plans for our 2015 Spring Conference on Conflict continue apace. Our keynote speaker, Josh Cohen’s paper, Giving Up Without a Fight: The Wish to Sleep in Psychoanalysis and Culture is anticipated with much excitement. We can also now announce Site member Barry Watt‘s paper, Rethinking Belonging Beyond the Community of One. Barry’s paper will examine the psychoanalyst […]

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 21, 2015

SW Psychotherapy Workshops, Spring 2015

Psychotherapy Workshops Spring 2015 The Site is very pleased to offer another series of psychotherapy workshops that will be running in Truro in Spring 2015. The workshops will show how contemporary psychoanalysis can bring a richer understanding to varied social and clinical situations.   They will be delivered by psychotherapists involved with the Site training […]