Psychoanalysis for the People: Free Clinics and the Social Mission of Psychoanalysis

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The Freud Museum

16 January 2021 - 17 January 2021

Time: 14:00 - 17:00

Price: £25 - £45

Location: online


This international online conference explores socially aware forms of psychoanalytic practice that engage with inequalities based on class, race, gender, poverty and other forms of marginalisation. Clinicians and theoreticians from Latin America, Africa, North America and Europe will aim to build a shared vocabulary around the free clinic, including reflections on money, time, class and race.

Speakers: Joanna Ryan, Raluca Soreanu, Paul Hoggett, Penny Crick, Baffour Ababio, Kristina Valendinova, Xavier Fourtou, Dorothée Bonnigal-Katz, Earl Pennycooke, Tereza Mendonça Estarque, Kwame Yonatan and Aida Alayarian

Keynote lecture: Patricia Gherovici (Psychoanalysis in the Barrios: Race, Class, and the Unconscious [ed.])

Organised by: Raluca Soreanu & Joanna Ryan
Supported by: The Waiting Times Project (Wellcome Trust, PIs Lisa Baraitser and Laura Salisbury) and Balint Groups Project (Wellcome Trust, PI Raluca Soreanu)

Wellcome Trust  University of Exeter Birkbeck University of London University of Essex

Freud Museum London

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