News

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 […]

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 […]

January 8, 2015

SW Psychotherapy Workshops, Winter 2015

Psychotherapy Workshops Winter 2015 The Site is very pleased to offer another series of psychotherapy workshops that will be running in Truro in winter 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 […]

December 22, 2014

2015 Conference on Conflict: Keynote Speaker Announced

Spring 2015 Conference Conflict 10am to 5pm on Saturday 16 May 2015 Venue:  Resource for London, 356 Holloway Road, London N7 6PA What does a contemporary psychoanalysis have to say about conflict? Is there anything new to add about that which is at the heart of all the stories psychoanalysis wants to tell? The SITE […]