Psychoanalysis, Clinic and Context – A Book Launch with Ian Parker
Event date and location: 20 November 2019, Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus
This seminar is a book launch for Professor Ian Parker’s book Psychoanalysis, Clinic and Context: Subjectivity, History and Autobiography. At times synonymous with Critical Psychology and Discourse Analysis, Ian Parker is also a practicing psychoanalyst and leading figure in the Lacanian field. He is currently the President of the College of Psychoanalysts – UK.
Professor Parker’s latest book takes a turn to the personal, exploring his own journey into psychoanalysis before opening onto a discussion of the place and practice of psychoanalysis in our contemporary culture. Following a short introduction to the book, Professor Parker is interviewed by Calum Neill. The interview is followed by a discussion with the audience.