Sarah Fielden seminar series - 'Education, Ethics and the Psy Complex'
|Starts:||17:00 23 May 2017|
|Ends:||18:30 23 May 2017|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Environment, Education and Development|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Profesor Ian Parker|
Seminar presented by Professor Ian Parker
This lecture addresses the intersection between three forms of refusal, treating each of those forms of refusal as operating as a form of ethics. Rather than ‘applying’ psychoanalysis to the problematic of psychology and psychoanalysis to discover what a correct reformulation of each of those psy practices would entail, psychoanalysis is also treated as a particular problematic, a field of debate as intense as the debate inside psychology and psychiatry. It is political theory and practice that provides the contested frame for working through the historical constitution and ethics of ‘anti-psychology’, ‘anti-psychiatry’ and ‘anti-psychoanalysis’. Here, ‘education’ is a fraught resource and consequence of these debates about the nature of ethics.
Profesor Ian Parker
Role: Honorary Professorial Research Fellow
Organisation: University of Manchester
Travel and Contact Information
Lecture Theatre C5.1
Ellen Wilkinson Building