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Workshop on Psychoanalysis in/and Social Science

Saturday, October 6, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
St John’s Research Centre, 45 St Giles, Oxford OX1 2LG


This is the second occasional workshop in the series. As last year, there will be short presentations. These will cover both theory and practice of social enquiry across and beyond the traditional disciplinary domains, the range of methods that employ psychodynamic ideas and psychoanalytic theory, and the relation of method to the theory itself, including its clinical testing ground in the analytic session.

Chair: Louise Braddock

Speakers: Steven Groarke (British Psychoanalytical Society and Professor of Social Thought, Roehampton University). 

Imaginative acts: a note on Winnicott and Loewald


Louise Gyler (child and adult psychoanalyst in private practice, Australian Psychoanalytical Society)

The dread of the feminine and modes of psychic experience.


Jeffery Murer (Associate Professor, School of International Relations, St Andrews)

Violent Expressions: Anxiety, anger, and the social superego among Europe's Far Right.


Daria Martin (film maker and Professor of Art, Ruskin Oxford and St John's)

Tonight the World (short art-film in progress).


Keir Martin (Associate Professor, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Oslo)

The relocation of cultural experience.


 The full programme will be circulated to confirmed attenders.

The workshop is open free of charge to members of the University and to mental health professionals but space is limited; if you wish to attend, please email to be added to the list. 




Open to all