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09:00 - 18:00 3 October 2015

Love and loss - why grief matters


Institute of Child Health | Kennedy Lecture Theatre (link Map)
30 Guilford Street | London | WC1N 1EH | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Ticketing: Pre-booking essential

In celebration of Freud’s ground-breaking paper, Mourning and Melancholia, this event will focus on ways of exploring loss and the emotional price paid when loss goes unacknowledged or unresolved. The Camden Psychotherapy Unit will address these ideas from the perspectives of psychoanalysis, the arts, philosophy and politics.

Talks by:

  • Ronald Britton psychoanalyst, former president of the British Psychoanalytic Society.
  • Chaired by David Bell psychoanalyst, former president of the British Psychoanalytic Society.
  • Giles Fraser priest, philosopher and journalist, columnist in the Guardian and frequent contributor to BBC Radio 4.
  • Chaired by Margot Waddell psychoanalyst and consultant child psychotherapist.

A special screening of ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’

Followed by a conversation with:

  • Juliet Stevenson, Olivier Award winning and BAFTA nominated stage and screen actor
  • Hugh Brody, film director, anthropologist, writer and lecturer


Sandra Lauckner-Rothschild


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Camden Psychotherapy Unit

UCL Front Quad at night