Summer School 2024

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IOPA and Birkbeck University

Summer School 2024
Friday 12th July - 6.00pm - 8.30pm
Saturday 13th July - 9.30am - 5.30pm


In Person event
Birkbeck University, 25 - 27 Torrington Square, London, WC1E 7JL

The Summer School is an introduction to key concepts in psychoanalysis, offered by the Institute of Psychoanalysis and Birkbeck Institute of Social Research. 

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 will be led by practising analysts and you will have the chance to join a small discussion group.

Film screening of Blind Trust (dir. Molly Castelloe, 2022), an award-winning film about Dr Vamik Volkan's work as a psychoanalyst, bringing representatives of enemy groups together for dialogue in traumatised regions of the world. View bios for Blind Trust screening.

Topics include:

  • Film screening and psychoanalytic discussion
  • Mourning and Mental Illness 
  • Psychoanalytic Training
  • Psychoanalytic thinking with Couples 
  • Child Analysis 
  • Q&A session

        Click here to view the programme

If you are unsure if you qualify for a student ticket, please email: 

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

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.

July 12th, 2024 6:00 PM through July 13th, 2024 5:30 PM
Clore Management Building
Birkbeck, University of London
25 - 27 Torrington Square
London, London WC1E 7JL
United Kingdom
Event Fee(s)
Student Ticket £ 40.00
Standard Ticket £ 60.00
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.
Student Ticket £ 40.00
Standard Ticket £ 60.00