Events and Seminars

Event:PPNow 2021: save the date! Sexual Diversity and Psychoanalysis
Venue:British Library and Online
Date:05/11/2021 - 06/11/2021
Duration:Friday Evening & All Day on Saturday
Extra Info:Sexual Diversity and Psychoanalysis: Acknowledging the past and looking to the future.

05 and 06 November 2021, British Library and online.

This exciting conference continues the work of opening up psychoanalytic theory and practice to sexual diversity that started when the BPC issued a Position Statement opposing discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation in 2011.

This event seeks to recognise the past with a statement that regrets the pathological diagnoses of homosexuality and consequent exclusion of LGBT voices, and looks to the future by bringing together contemporary psychoanalytic thinking on sexual diversity which moves beyond heteronormative assumptions.

Speakers include Dr Jack Drescher, American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who is an authoritative voice in this field, Lord Michael Cashman, who will talk from personal experience of growing up gay in a homophobic and heteronormative society, and Prof Mary Hepworth, of the British Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Booking information and full programme will be announced soon.
Organised By:British Psychoanalytic Council
Web Link:http://https://www.bpc.org.uk/ppnow-2021-save-the-date/
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