Summer School 2018

An introduction to key concepts in psychoanalysis for undergraduate and postgraduate students


The Summer School is a three-day introduction to key concepts in psychoanalysis, offered by the Institute of Psychoanalysis and Birkbeck Institute of Social Research. This event is held over three days and this year takes place from 16 to 18 July at Birkbeck in London.

This event is open to everyone, including current undergraduate and postgraduate students from any discipline or background. You do not need to have any prior knowledge or experience of psychoanalysis.

Seminars and discussions led by practising analysts on topics including…

  • What is psychoanalysis
  • Child and adolescent psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalysis and culture
  • Psychoanalysis and storytelling
  • Hysteria and the body in psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalysis in psychiatry
  • Training as a psychoanalyst

On one of the days, there is also an optional film screening where you will watch the film and enjoy a psychoanalytic discussion afterwards.

Speakers include: Catalina Bronstein, Jonathan Sklar, Rosine Perelberg, David Bell, Kate Pugh, Ruth McCall, Robin Anderson, Shirley Borghetti Hiscock, Stephen Grosz, Gigliola Fornari Spoto, Ranuca Soreanu and Andrea Sabbadini.

Programme will be available shortly 

July 16th, 2018 9:30 AM   to   July 18th, 2018 5:00 PM
Clore Management Building
Birkbeck, University of London
25 - 27 Torrington Square
London, London WC1E 7JL
United Kingdom

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Phone: 020 7563 5017
Summer School ticket £ 70.00
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.

Summer School ticket £ 70.00