The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

19/10/2014

The Merchant of Venice

OBSERVATION Clinical Concerns and Research on the Couch

12/07/2014

Bion's 'tools of observation' one day conference

The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

08/06/2014

The Tempest ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR 1 JUNE

Oedipus through the Life Cycle: The Couple

07/06/2014 - 01/01/1970

Psychoanalytic Forum

The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

18/05/2014

King Lear - THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Oedipus through the Life Cycle: Older Age

10/05/2014

Psychoanalytic Forum

The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

06/04/2014

Henry IV Part 2 THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

16/03/2014

Hamlet THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Ronald Britton Lecture THIS LECTURE IS SOLD OUT

07/03/2014 - 08/03/2014

Natural, unnatural and Supernatural Beliefs

The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

02/03/2014 - 01/01/1970

Midsummer Night's Dream

The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

02/03/2014

Midsummer Night's Dream THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

The Stuff of Dreams - Shakespeare on the Screen

26/01/2014

Throne of Blood SOLD OUT TICKET HOLDERS ONLY WILL BE ADMITTED

Introductory Lectures Autumn 2013 and Spring 2014

15/01/2014

A series of weekly lectures introducing core concepts of psychoanalysis

Stephen Grosz Lecture THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

22/11/2013

The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves

5th James MacKeith Memorial Lecture THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

15/11/2013

A wrong that cannot be repaired must be transcended – Willy Brandt in front of the past in Warsaw

Seventh European Psychoanalytic Film Festival (epff7)

31/10/2013

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Four days of screenings and discussions on the theme of 'Secrets'

Psychoanalytic Forum

19/10/2013

Oedipus through the Life Cycle: Middle Age

Clinical/Theoretical Workshop

17/10/2013

Enlisting the Body: Psychoanalysis of Somatisation Processes

Psychoanalytic Forum - Through the Life Cycle Series

29/06/2013

Book launch with drinks and canapes

Clinical Workshop

29/06/2013

A workshop with University of Essex in collaboration with the Institute of Psychoanalysis

Screening Conditions - Surviving Life

15/06/2013

Film and discussion

BPS/Birkbeck Professorial Fellows Annual Lecture

12/06/2013

Annual Lecture - Knowledge and Its Pretenders

Transference and Countertransference with Somatic Patients

07/06/2013

A lecture given by Marilia Aisenstein

Hanna Segal

Psychoanalysis, Literature and Politics: Celebrating Hanna Segal's Contributions

17/05/2013 - 18/05/2013

Hanna Segal Memorial Conference, part of the Centenary of the British Psychoanalytic Society Celebration

Oedipus through the Life Cycle: Older Age

10/05/2013

Psychoanalytic Forum

Open Evening 2013

08/05/2013

Find out more about becoming a psychoanalyst

Screening Conditions - Troubled Children series

17/03/2013

The Kid with a Bike film followed by discussion

Beckett and Bion: Evacuation, Containment, and Food for Thought

15/03/2013

A lecture and discussion exploring the work of Samuel Beckett from a psychoanalytic perspective

Turn of the Screw at the Almeida Theatre Islington

12/03/2013

Play followed by a panel discussion

Screening Conditions - Troubled Children series

24/02/2013

Mila from Mars film followed by discussion

Screening Conditions - Troubled Children series

20/01/2013

The Spirit of the Beehive film followed by discussion

The Caryatids of the Erechtheion (Porch of the Maidens) By Guillaume Piolle

Introductory Lectures

09/01/2013

A series of talks and group discussions covering the core concepts of psychoanalysis and their main applications

The Singing Detective - a rare screening of the full series and panel discussion

24/11/2012 - 25/11/2012

A chance to see all six episodes of Dennis Potter's acclaimed drama, plus a discussion with psychoanalysts David Bell and Donald Campbell, actor Patrick Malahide and series producer Kenith Trodd

scene from Shock Head Soul

Shock Head Soul

17/11/2012

Screening and discussion of Simon Pummell's 2011 film about the life of Daniel Paul Schreber

Shakespeare and Verdi

05/11/2012

A course of five theoretical seminars on Shakespeare and Verdi

Photo of Daniel Pick and Edna O'Shaughnessy

Reflections on Fascism and the History of Psychoanalysis

24/10/2012

A talk by Daniel Pick with discussant Edna O'Shaughnessy

Book cover: Engaging with Climate Change

Book Launch: Engaging with Climate Change: Psychoanalytic and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

28/09/2012

Including a panel discussion and talks from some of the book's contributors

Children wearing gas masks

Psychoanalysis in the Age of Totalitarianism

21/09/2012 - 22/09/2012

Exploring the impact of the Second World War and totalitarianism on psychoanalysis, and of psychoanalysis on the understanding of the war and totalitarianism

Ernest Jones Lecture 2012: Culture, Identity and Liquid Modernity

19/09/2012

Presented by Professor Zygmunt Bauman

Donald Winnicott Today book cover

Winnicott Dialogues

15/09/2012

Round table discussions on the themes presented in Donald Winnicott Today, a new book edited by Jan Abram

Displacement, Identity and Cultural Heritage

08/07/2012

Screening and discussion of Wilaya, part of the East End Film Festival in partnership with Media and the Inner World

Image from film poster for Let The Right One In

Screening Conditions: Let The Right One In

01/07/2012

Part of the series 'Horror: The Dark Side of the Unconscious'

Design from Pan's Labyrinth film poster

Screening Conditions: Pan's Labyrinth

17/06/2012

Part of the series 'Horror: The Dark Side of the Unconscious'

Image from Little Otik film poster

Screening Conditions: Little Otik

20/05/2012

Part of the series 'Horror: The Dark Side of the Unconscious'

Oedipus Through the Life Cycle: Childhood

19/05/2012

Exploring this fundamental stage in the emotional development of children

Open Evening at the Institute of Psychoanalysis

09/05/2012

Have you ever thought about becoming a psychoanalyst?

Solitude and Separation Anxiety in Psychoanalysis

04/05/2012

What can psychoanalysis offer to those with a painful sense of isolation or loneliness?

Frankenstein film poster

Screening Conditions: Frankenstein

29/04/2012

Part of the series 'Horror: The Dark Side of the Unconscious'

Screening Conditions: Matador

25/03/2012

Part of the 'Eros and Thanatos' series, exploring cinematic portrayals of love and death

Screening Conditions: Le Boucher

18/03/2012

Part of the 'Eros and Thanatos' series, exploring cinematic portrayals of love and death

Temporality in the Unconscious - A Matter of Time: From Churches to Sculpture

09/03/2012

Exploring notions of time and space through contemporary sculpture

Screening Conditions: The Criminal Life of Archibald de la Cruz

26/02/2012

Part of the 'Eros and Thanatos' series, exploring cinematic portrayals of love and death

Image of person reflected in a distorting mirror

Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Obesity

25/02/2012

Examining the links, causes and consequences of these complex disorders

Screening Conditions: Ossessione

29/01/2012

Part of the 'Eros and Thanatos' series, exploring cinematic portrayals of love and death

Oedipus Through the Life Cycle: Infancy

21/01/2012

Exploring this fundamental stage in the emotional development of infants and very young children

Photo of an ancient Egyptian carving showing a face

Introductory Lectures: Spring Term

11/01/2012

A series of talks and group discussions covering the core concepts of psychoanalysis and their main applications

epff6 logo

epff6: Sixth European Psychoanalytic Film Festival

03/11/2011 - 06/11/2011

Border-Crossing: Migration Across National and Mental States

A stone carved statue of a man with head in hands

About Memory, Interpretation and Object Relation in Today's Psychoanalysis

28/10/2011

An lecture exploring the limitations of the notions of memory and object relation

A door ajar

3rd James MacKeith Memorial Lecture: Lord David Ramsbotham - What Price Imprisonment?

27/10/2011

The former Chief inspector of Prisons addresses the reasons why the prison system fails to prevent re-offending

Image of sheet music and violin

Music and Psychoanalysis

15/10/2011

Investigating La Traviata, Othello and Verdi's Otello

Photo of jetty in misty lake

Philosophy and Psychoanalysis: Thinking About Projective Identification

24/09/2011

An exploration of issues around identity, boundaries and imagination

Comparing the Incomparable and Formalising the Unformulated: The Problem of Clinical Research in Psychoanalysis

21/09/2011

The Institute's Annual Research Lecture, presented by David Tuckett

Screening Conditions: 13 (Tzameti)

10/07/2011

Exploring film from a psychoanalytic perspective

Screening Conditions: Intact (Intacto)

26/06/2011

Exploring film from a psychoanalytic perspective

Screening Conditions: Croupier

12/06/2011

Exploring film from a psychoanalytic perspective

A herder in the desert

Sport and Psychoanalysis

21/05/2011

Michael Brearley and Leon Kleimberg discuss team dynamics, leadership and motivation in sport

The 'We of Me': Versions (literary and clinical) of the primal scene

20/05/2011

“It is probable that if we were never bewildered there would never be a story to tell about us” (Henry James, The Art of the Novel)

Screening Conditions: California Split

15/05/2011

Exploring film from a psychoanalytic perspective

Screening Conditions: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

10/04/2011

Exploring film from a psychoanalytic perspective

Civilisation and its discontents

Civilization and its Discontents

08/04/2011

Can humans master their drive to aggression and self-destruction?

Open Evening at the Institute of Psychoanalysis

05/04/2011

Interested in training as a psychoanalyst?

A scene from Hamlet

The Murder of Sanity and the Sanity of Murder: The Art and Science of Psychoanalysis

19/03/2011

How can psychoanalysis and the arts help us to understand violence, addiction and psychopathy?

Big Wild Cats

Big Wild Cats

15/03/2011

How do we relate to nature and the wild within?

A painting of a dream by Freud's patient the Wolf Man

The Horror in Dreams

09/03/2011

Discuss the nature of dreams and nightmares

Internal and External Migration in Marriage and Families

05/03/2011

How does migration affect individuals, couples and families?

Treating Perverse Patients: A discussion between Don Campbell and Sira Dermen

04/03/2011

An exploration of the dynamics of perversion as manifested in the consulting room.

The Child, the Family and the Outside World

26/02/2011

How can we make sense of the inner experience of babies and young children?

Can Psychoanalysis be a Science?

23/02/2011

How far, and in what ways?

Poster for the rom the film Inconscientes

Humour in Psychoanalysis: Film Screening and Discussion of Inconscientes (Unconscious)

13/02/2011

A chance to see and discuss this delightful period comedy

Thinking About Time and Ageing

04/02/2011

Why do we deny or embrace getting older?

Psychoanalysis, Reading And Writing

18/01/2011

Five seminars on the creative intercourse between psychoanalysis and the arts

Two teenagers

Developing Identity

16/01/2011

Who and what made you who you are?

Cambridge Scientists

The Cambridge Scientists and Psychoanalysis in the 1920s

24/11/2010

Why were they interested?

The experience of psychoanalysis

The Experience of Psychoanalysis

19/11/2010

What is it like to sit in the analyst's chair, and to lie on the couch?

Teamwork in freefall

Bringing the Team Together

17/11/2010

How can you lead a sports team effectively?

Climate change

Engaging with Climate Change: Psychoanalytic Perspectives

16/10/2010 - 17/10/2010

How does it affect our sense of identity?

A philosopher contemplates a model brain

Between Brain and Mind?

15/10/2010

Can we link neuroscience's models of the brain with psychoanalytic models of the mind?

Transference and Countertransference with Somatic Patients

01/01/1970

A lecture given by Marilia Aisenstein