UCL Health Humanities Centre
26th November, 2016
Jointly organised by the UCL Health Humanities Centre / Institute of Advanced Studies and the Maison interuniversitaire des Sciences de l’Homme, University of Strasbourg.
Despite the continued popularity of Jung’s work – whose sales significantly exceed those of Freud’s – and the presence of analytical psychology in the psychotherapeutic world, serious historical study has lagged behind that of comparable figures. This situation has significantly changed in recent years, with a new generation of scholars undertaking historical research on Jung and the history of analytical psychology in Europe
at doctoral and post-doctoral levels, principally at UCL and at the University of Strasbourg. This one day conference foregrounds the work of this new generation of scholars, in dialogue with leading figures in Freud and Jung history
11.00-11.15 Introductions, Professor Sonu Shamdasani (UCL), Professor Christine Maillard (University of Strasbourg)
11.15-12.15 Chair: Professor Christine Maillard
Rodrigo Vivas Pinto (UCL): “Jung and the Comparative Method.”
Florent Serina (University of Lausanne): “A Necessary Preterition? Claude Lévi-Strauss’ Ambiguity Towards Analytical Psychology”
12.15-1: 15 Chair: Dr. Ernst Falzeder (UCL)
Alessio De Fiori: “The Influence of Classical German Philosophy on the Elaboration of Jung’s psychology.”
Vicente de Moura (UCL): “Two Sisters, two Cases of Jung.”
2.45-4.45 Chair: Professor Sonu Shamdasani
Dr. Gaia Domenici (UCL): “‘Only after the Darkest Night will it be Day.’ Jung’s Liber Novus and his Confrontation with Nietzsche.”
Quentin Schaller (University of Strasbourg): «Discourse of Madness, Discourse about Madness in German Language Literature around 1900: The Example of Jung’s Red Book.”
Armelle Line Peltier (University of Strasbourg): “The Construction of Knowledge in Jung’s Work through the Analysis of The Red Book.”
Tommaso Priviero (UCL) “Ad Portas Inferi:An Orientation Towards Dante in Jung’s Liber Novus.”
5.15-6.15 Chair: Dr. Martin Liebscher (UCL)
Christopher Wagner (University of Cambridge): “Mysterium Coniunctionis: Tracking Jung’s ‘Alchemy’ of the Self.’”
Dr. Matei Iagher (UCL): “Jung’s Place in the History of Religious Psychology.”
Registered Students (bring proof of ID): £30
UCL staff/students (register with UCL email): free
Supported by UCL’s Global Engagement Office.
El próximo 4 de julio de 2016 estará en Madrid el historiador de la psicología Sonu Shamdasani, especialista en la obra de Carl Jung y editor de su famoso Libro Rojo. Por la mañana participará en una mesa redonda en la Facultad de Psicología de la UNED y por la tarde dará una conferencia en el Círculo de Bellas Artes. Os dejamos aquí el cartel con toda la información y una breve biografía.
Sonu Shamdasani is Philemon Professor in Jung History in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society at University College London, and the Director of the UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines. He is a historian of psychology and psychiatry, and his research follows two intersecting lines: reconstructing the formation of modern psychological disciplines and therapeutics from the mid-nineteenth century onwards, and reconstructing the formation of the work of Jung, based on primary archival materials. He is the author of Cult Fictions: C. G. Jung and the Founding of Analytical Psychology (Routledge, 1998), Jung and the Making of Modern Psychology: The Dream of a Science (Cambridge University Press, 2003), Jung Stripped Bare by his Biographers, Even (Karnac, 2005), C.G. Jung: A Biography in Books (W. W. Norton, 2012), (with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen) The Freud Files: An Inquiry into the History of Psychoanaysis (Cambridge University Press, 2012), and (with James Hillman), The Lament of the Dead: Psychology After Jung’s Red Book (W. W. Norton, 2013). He is also the editor and co-translator of C. G. Jung’s The Red Book: Liber Novus (Norton, 2009), and the editor of C. G. Jung’s, The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga, (Bollingen Series, Princeton University Press, 1996), Michael Fordham, Analyst-Patient Interaction: Collected Papers on Technique (Routledge, 1996), Théodore Flournoy, From India to the Planet Mars: A Case of Multiple Personality with Imaginary Languages (Princeton University Press, 1994), and (with Michael Munchow), Speculations after Freud: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Culture(Routledge, 1994).