Call for Papers

“Between Conscious & Unconscious States of Mentation” (CfP, deadline 15 October 2016)

CALL FOR PAPERS: American Association of Geographers Boston, 5–9th April 2017 HISTORICISING THE MIND: Between conscious and unconscious states of mentation. Paper session organisers: Hazel Morrison (Durham University) Felicity Callard (Durham University) and Des Fitzgerald (Cardiff University). States of mind such as daydream, reverie, hallucination and mind wandering, are conceptualised Read more…

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Announcements

Hidden Persuaders: New project website on ‘brainwashing’ in the Cold War

“Hidden Persuaders” is a project enabled by a Senior Investigator Award to Professor Daniel Pick from The Wellcome Trust. The project examines ‘brainwashing’ in the Cold War for the roles, real and imagined, played by psychologists, psychiatrists and psychoanalysts. The project asks how these disciplines pictured tyranny and freedom of mind, were Read more…

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Conferences and Symposiums

The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (Conference, Nottingham, 8-9 September 2014)

The Subject of Addiction: Culture and Clinic The Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham This conference is taking place at the University of Nottingham on the 8th and 9th of September 2014. This interdisciplinary event brings together critical and cultural theorists with clinical practitioners in order to interrogate contemporary addiction discourse, Read more…

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Call for Papers

Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society: a postgraduate conference (CfP, Conference, London, 14 June 2014)

Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society: a postgraduate conference Centre for Psychoanalysis Middlesex University, London Saturday, 14 June, 2014 We invite postgraduate students and research fellows to submit proposals for papers on psychoanalysis or psychoanalytically informed research. Papers may be from any academic discipline, including psychology, sociology, cultural studies, psychosocial studies, history, Read more…

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Call for Papers

The Subject of Addiction: Culture & Clinic (CFP, Conference, Nottingham, 11–12 September 2014)

Call For Papers International Conference: The Subject of Addiction – Culture and Clinic The University of Nottingham, September 11-12 2014  It is almost a commonplace to note the connections between drug-use and creative practices, from Thomas de Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, through Beat generation writers like William Burroughs, Read more…

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Call for Papers

Making a Scene: Networks of Intimacy (CFP, Symposium, London 19 July 2013)

Making a Scene: Networks of Intimacy A half-day afternoon symposium to meet, discuss your own research and make connections with others interested in intimacy, its practices, representation and theorisation. This event aims to be cross-disciplinary, informal, and centred around the potential to foster collaborations and knowledge-sharing across different fields, disciplines and Read more…

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Seminars and Lectures

Meaning and Mindedness: Encounters between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis (Tavistock Seminar Series, 2013)

Meaning and Mindedness: Encounters between Philosophy and Psychoanalysis Tavistock Centre 120 Belsize Lane, Hampstead, NW3 7pm – 9pm Cost: £15 (some concessions) Seminar 1: Psychosis. 25th January 2013. Speaker: Richard Gipps (Clinical Psychologist; co-editor, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry). Discussant: tba Seminar 2: Envy. 22nd February 2013. Speaker: Read more…

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Call for Papers

Uncanny Landscapes (CFP, Conference, Exhibition, Workshop; London, 4-8 March 2013)

Uncanny Landscapes 4th-8th March 2013 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NG Uncanny landscapes is an exhibition, workshop and conference which brings together artists and academics whose work addresses ambiguity between subject, object and landscape relations. The uncanny (unheimlich) was perhaps most famously sketched out by Freud (1919). Read more…

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Centre for Medical Humanities