*Media and the Inner World*
* An AHRC Funded Research Network*
We are delighted to announce the launch of Media and the Inner World, an
AHRC funded Research Network. You are warmly invited to join us for the
opening symposium, to be held on *7th March 2009* (10.30am-6.30pm) at
Roehampton University in London. Registration for this event is free and
will include lunch, light refreshments throughout the day and a wine
reception. *Booking is essential* as numbers are limited and registration
will be dealt with strictly on a first come, first served basis. To register
for this event, please email [log in to unmask] providing registration
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The programme for the day brings together academics, psychoanalysts,
psychotherapists and media figures for a series of discussions about the
role of emotion and ideas of therapy in popular culture in the UK.
¬ *Media and the Inner World Opening Address*
Dr Caroline Bainbridge (Roehampton University)
Dr Candida Yates (UEL)
¬ *Media, Therapy and the Inner World*
Prof Robert M Young (Psychotherapist)
¬ *Feeling the Crunch*
Ruth Sunderland (Business Editor, The Observer) (tbc)
Prof Valerie Walkerdine (Cardiff University)
¬ *Therapy Culture/Culture as Therapy?*
David Aaronovitch (Broadcaster and columnist for The Times)
Brett Kahr (Psychotherapist, Centre for Child Health; Tavistock Clinic; BBC
Prof Barry Richards (Bournemouth Media School)
¬ *Closing Remarks and Future Directions*
Prof Michael Rustin (UEL)
There will be a wine reception and book launch for *A Feminine Cinematics:
Luce Irigaray, Women and Film* (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) at the end of the
day. The event will also see the launch of the Media and the Inner World
website and books by all speakers will be on sale/display.
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