Maudsley Lectures in Psychoanalysis | Arts and Psychoanalysis

Summer Series 2023

Maudsley Lectures in Psychoanalysis | Arts and Psychoanalysis
Creativity: Between Outside and Inside

17th April through to 17th July 2023
7:00pm - 8:30pm (BST)


In-person at 10 Windsor Walk and online via Zoom.

Recordings are available for 1 week.

The speakers will be in dialogue with Psychoanalysts Dr Anne Patterson, Dr Emma Staples Hotopf and Susan White.

This Summer we will explore creativity in the interplay between the external and internal world.

Architects, philosophers, artists, filmmakers, academics and psychoanalysts will be in dialogue with our audience. 

This series is open to everyone and will be of particular interest to clinicians working in psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis, psychotherapy, nursing and other areas of mental health and to those working in the arts and academia.

You can register for individual lectures in this series. However, we recommend you book to attend the full series. 

To book individual lectures, please click the link to the lecture below:


Psychoanalysis and Art, chaired by Dr Anne Patterson and Dr Emma Staples Hotopf


17th April | How do I know where I live? - Simon Hudspith

24th April | Dim Sum: The relationship between the building and its surroundings - Prof Níall McLaughlin

15th May | Consciousness and Unconsciousness in Jane Austen - Prof John Mullan

22nd May | The lure of the North in stories for children: Philip Pullman, Hans Anderson and others - Margaret Rustin

5th June | Psychoanalysis and fairy tales - Dr Gearoid Fitzgerald

12th June | On groundlessness, uncertainty and the ‘possibility of the impossible’. The notion of the creative transformation in Lev Shestov’s philosophy - Dr Marina Ogden in conversation with Dr Alla Rubitel

19th June | Freud's Coat and other stories - Prof Paul Coldwell

26th June | The Hope (film screening) - Susan Steinberg


3rd July | Premature withdrawal: on the problem of early leave-taking in artists’ work and lives (Fragonard, Rachmaninoff, Garbo) - Dr Satish Padiyar

10th July | Drawn, Cut and Pasted: Charlotte Hodes' creative practice and process - Prof Charlotte Hodes

17th July

Psychoanalysis and Wine: a tasting with Heppington Vineyard

This event will be ticketed separately, as it will only be available to attend in person. Full series bookings are eligible for a 20% off discount code for this event. Please contact us for your personal code.

To book your place, please click here!

Limited spaces available!

Important information: Discount codes will ONLY be available for those who book for the full series. If you have any questions, please contact

REFUND POLICY: Tickets are fully refundable until 14 days before the lecture, after which time no refunds will be issued.

Concession tickets are available, for students, BPAS candidates and NHS trainees and nurses. Please email if you are unsure if you qualify for a concession ticket.

Views and opinions expressed by speakers are their own and do not represent the views or opinions of the Institute, event organisers or other speakers. We expect delegates to respect the confidentiality of clinical material discussed in our events. The content must not be recorded, conveyed or disseminated in any format and participants must not share access to the event with non-registered participants.


April 17th, 2023 7:00 PM through July 10th, 2023 12:30 PM
Hybrid Event
Online via Zoom
& in person at 10 Windsor Walk SE5 8BB
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
Standard In Person £ 240.00
Concession In Person £ 160.00
Standard Online £ 240.00
Concession Online £ 160.00
If selected, only members with the status New, Current or Grace and those that have a website account will be able to register for this event.
Standard In Person £ 240.00
Concession In Person £ 160.00
Standard Online £ 240.00
Concession Online £ 160.00