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Conference – The Intersection of Psychology and History: Psychohistory In The Age Of Trump (31/05/17 to 2/06/17, New York University)

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The 40th Annual Conference of the International Psychohistorical Association about The Intersection of Psychology and History: Psychohistory In The Age Of Trump, might be of interest to H-Madness readers might be of interest to H-Madness readers. The conference wil be held from 31/05/17 to 2/06/17 at the New York University’s Kimmel Center. The extensive programma of the conference can be found here.

The primary theme will be The Intersection of Psychology and History with an emphasis on The Age of Trump. There will be 15 presentations concerning the President or related topics. These include Trump and Foreign Policy by historian Peter Kuznick, co-author of The Untold History of the United States, written with director Oliver Stone, and Gaslighting from the Personal to the Political, by Yale’s Robin Stern and psychoanalyst Judith Logue. Dr. Stern is author of The Gaslighting Effect.  Narcissism in the Age of Trump will be presented by Elizabeth Lunbeck, author of The Americanization of Narcissism.

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Freud in Cambridge Conference (London, 1 July 2017)

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Freud in Cambridge
Hidden Histories of Psychoanalysis

Day Conference
Saturday 1 July 2017  9.30am – 5.00pm

What kind of project is psychoanalysis? In this conference speakers from a variety of disciplines investigate surprising hidden histories of psychoanalysis and their relevance for today.

SPEAKERS
Lisa Appignanesi (Writer, researcher and broadcaster)
Laura Cameron (Co-author Freud in Cambridge)
Felicity Callard (Professor in Social Science for Medical Humanities, Durham University)
Matt Ffytche (Director of the Centre for Psychoanalysis, Essex University)
Daniel Pick (Psychoanalyst and Professor of History, Birkbeck College, London)
Bob Hinshelwood (Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist and author)
Philip Kuhn (Poet and independent researcher)
Brett Kahr (Psychotherapist, author and broadcaster)

Further information   /  Online Booking

N.B. The code to access the special rate tickets is BURSARY1 but please use an academic email.

Journée d’étude – “Le temps de l’histoire”: Foucault à l’épreuve de la psychiatrie et la psychanalyse

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The journée d’étude “Le temps de l’histoire” : Foucault à l’épreuve de la psychiatrie et la psychanalyse, can be of interest to H-Madness readers. The conference is organised by the IEA-Collegium de Lyon-EURIAS and UMR 5206 Triangle, and will take place on June 6 2017 at the ENS de Lyon. Fore more information you can contact: Elisabetta Basso (elisabetta.basso14@gmail.com) or Laurent Dartigues (laurent.dartigues@gmail.com). The programme of the conference is as follows:

MATINÉE  présidée par Laurent Dartigues (Triangle, UMR 5206 – ENS de Lyon)

9h-9h15  Ouverture par Michel Senellart (Triangle, UMR 5206 – ENS de Lyon)

9h15-9h30  Présentation de la Journée par Elisabetta Basso et Laurent Dartigues

9h30-10h10 Emmanuel Delille: “Relire Foucault à la lumière du fonds Ellenberger :le tournant historiciste des années 1950” (Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin et CAPHÉS, UMS 3610 – ENS Paris)

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Exhibition and symposium – Freud/Tiffany and ‘The Best Possible School'(Freud Museum, London)

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The upcoming exhibition and symposium ‘The Best Possible School’: Anna Freud, Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham and the Hietzing School in 1920s Vienna could be of interest to H-madness readers. Both will be held at the Freud Museum in London. The exhibition can be visited from the 10th of May 2017 until the 16th of July 2017. The Symposium will be held on the 13th of May 2017 with an opening reception on the 12th. The abstract of the exhibition and the symposium you can find below.

Exhibition: ‘The Best Possible School’: Anna Freud, Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham and the Hietzing School in 1920s Vienna.

Modernism, creativity, the freedom to grow as a “free and self-reliant human being” – with these beliefs, Anna Freud, the youngest daughter of Sigmund Freud, and Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham, the youngest daughter of the great American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany, founded Vienna’s Hietzing School.

To Erik H. Erikson who taught there, it was “the best possible school” and today its true significance, as both the teachers and the students remember it, comes to life in a dynamic new exhibit at the Freud Museum London.

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Conference – Les infirmières de la folie (8 May 2017, Montréal) and launch of the special issue of Santé Mentale au Québec

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On the 8th of May 2017 there will be a conference in Montreal titled Les infirmières de la folie. Histoire et évolution des soins infirmiers en psychiatrie au sein de l’espace francophone. Below you find the abstract and the programme of the conference. For more information see the ACFAS website.

During the conference the special issue of Santé Mentale au Québec on l’archive psychiatrique will be launched. The issue is coordinated by Marie-Claude Thifault, Isabelle Perreault, Alexandre Klein and Jean Caron.

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Symposium: Madness in Civilization. Current research into the history of psychiatry in the Low Countries (2 June 2017, Amsterdam)

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On the second of June 2017 there is a symposium about the current research in the history of psychiatry in the Low Countries. The keynote speaker is prof. dr. Andrew Scull. Below you find the abstract of the symposium and an overview of the program. To register you can send an email to: m.a.aandekerk@uva.nl.

Abstract

The loss of the capacity for rational thought, a sense of alienation from the world, overwhelming emotional turmoil, feelings of inexplicable sorrow and despair that people can get: they are all part of our universal human experience.

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Conference – Spectacular Evidence: Theatres of the Observed Mind

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24 Mar 2017 – 11am to 6pm

A one-day symposium, Spectacular Evidence, will include presentations, performances, screenings and talks from the fields of visual art, medicine and critical theory.

Drawing upon histories of madness and its exhibition, and considering how it has been staged as cultural performance, this event will consider behaviours and ‘performances’ exchanged between viewer and physician in relation to patient.

Confirmed contributors to the event include:
Caterina Albano
Sal Anderson
Monika Ankele
Zoe Beloff
Rosemary Cronin
Eddy Dreadnought
Michelle Williams Gamaker
Anna Harpin
Zoe Mendelson
Joanne Morra
Florence Peake

Convened by Dr Zoë Mendelson and presented by Camberwell, Chelsea, Wimbledon Graduate School Public Programme.

The symposium will take place at ArtsAdmin, Toynbee Studios, London, on 24 March 2017.

Booking via http://www.artsadmin.co.uk/.

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