ISLAMIC PSYCHOANALYSIS / PSYCHOANALYTIC ISLAM
University of Manchester, 26-27 June 2017
This international conference organised by the College of Psychoanalysts – UK with the support of Manchester Psychoanalytic Matrix and CIDRAL University of Manchester promises to function as a site for dialogue. This conference will be an opportunity to speak across the many conflicting traditions of work that comprise psychoanalysis, and of different interpretations of Islam and what it is to be a Muslim today.
The Keynote Speakers are Fethi Benslama (Psychoanalyst, Professor of Clinical Psychopathology at the University Paris-Diderot, Head of Department (UFR) of Psychoanalytic Studies, author of Psychoanalysis and the Challenge of Islam, University of Minnesota Press, 2009); Gohar Homayounpour (Psychoanalyst, member of the International Psychoanalytic Association, training and supervising psychoanalyst of the Freudian Group of Tehran, lecturer at Shahid Beheshti University, author of Doing Psychoanalysis in Tehran, MIT Press, 2013) and Amal Treacher Kabesh (Associate Professor in the School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham, author of Postcolonial Masculinities: Emotions, Histories and Ethics, Ashgate, 2013 and Egyptian Revolutions: Repetition, Conflict, Identification, Rowman and Littlefield, forthcoming). There will be papers in parallel sessions from England, France, Germany, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Turkey and the USA.
Details at: http://www.psychoanalysis-cpuk.org/HTML/2017Conference.htm
Registration form at: https://tinyurl.com/lqs8waz
There are bursaries available for postgraduate students, funded by School of Environment, Education and Development and by Arts Methods at Manchester, for which students should contact us by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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