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Symposium and book launch | Ferenczi Dialogues | 7 July 2023, Freud Museum London

Ferenczi Dialogues

A symposium and book launch dedicated to the volume Ferenczi Dialogues: On Trauma and Catastrophe, by Raluca Soreanu, Jakob Staberg, and Jenny Willner.

To mark Sándor Ferenczi’s 150th birthday, on July 7 the three authors will be in conversation with cultural theorists, psychoanalysts and the audience on Ferenczi’s contemporary relevance for psychoanalysis and social theory. We will celebrate Ferenczi’s birthday, while thinking through his enduring voice. This event will also mark the acquisition of the Sandor Ferenczi’s Archives at the Freud Museum.

With the participation and commentaries by: Lisa Baraitser, Antal Bókay, Ana Minozzo and Ana Tomcic.

7 July, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Freud Museum London

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Online Book Launch | Ferenczi Dialogues | 8 March 2023

Ferenczi Dialogues

Join the book launch of Ferenczi Dialogues with authors Raluca Soreanu, Jakob Staberg and Jenny Willner.

Ferenczi Dialogues: On Trauma and Catastrophe presents the contribution of Sándor Ferenczi to a psychoanalytic theory of trauma and discusses the philosophical, political and clinical implications of Ferenczi’s thinking. Ferenczi’s work pluralises the notion of catastrophe, as being both destructive and a turning point. 

Matt ffytche will offer a commentary on the book and engage the authors in conversations.  

Date and time
Wed, 8 March 2023, 17:30 – 19:00 GMT


Entry is free and open to all but please register your place.