Sitegeist 16 continues the work and conversations engendered by the October 2021 conference hosted by the Site for Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Goldsmith’s University on ‘White Privilege, Racism and Psychoanalysis’: psychoanalytically thinking about aspects of race in relation to current events as well as racial aspects of psychoanalysis itself – how race impacts upon the clinical, our theory-making, access to the treatment, and the structures of our institutions and training.

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Edited, designed and produced by:
Duncan Harris, Katia Houghton, Yael Pilowsy Bankirer, Val Parks, Julie Walsh and Barry Watt.

Editorial Advisory Panel
Suzanne Adebari, Manuel Batsch, Nic Bayley, Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz, Julia Borossa, Bernard Burgoyne, John Fletcher, Anastasios Gaitanidis, Stephen Gee, Liz Guild, David Henderson, Derek Hook, Peter Nevins, Dany Nobus, Val Parks, Rosie Rize, Joanna Ryan, Barry Sheils, Ross Skelton, Julie Walsh, Barry Watt, Rob Weatherill, Rob Weiss, Anne Worthington.

Notes for Future Contributors
Sitegeist uses a peer-review system based around electronic submission. Authors are invited to send abstracts of not more than 200 words to the editors. Calls for Papers are made, on occasion, and are publicised on our website: and Twitter feed: @SITE_GEIST.


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