Wartime Attachments: Two Talks on the Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis of World War I

Wednesday 3 June 2015, 4pm

UCD Humanities Institute

Brendan Kelly (UCD) ‘‘He Lost Himself Completely’: Shell Shock and its Treatment at Dublin’s Richmond War Hospital, 1916-1919’

Julie Walsh  (Warwick University) ‘1914: Psychoanalysis and the Narcissistic Wound’

This event is free and open to all.  So that I have an idea of audience numbers in advance it would be useful if you could register your interest by sending an email to barry.sheils@ucd.ie

Speakers:
Brendan Kelly is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Consultant Psychiatrist in the School of Medicine and Medical Science at UCD. His latest books include, ‘He Lost Himself Completely’: Shell Shock and its Treatment at Dublin’s Richmond War Hospital, 1916-1919 (Liffey, 2015), Ada English: Patriot and Psychiatrist (Irish Academic, 2014) and Custody, Care and Criminality: Forensic Psychiatry and the Law in 19th-Century Ireland (History Press, 2014).

Julie Walsh is a Global Research Fellow at Warwick University and a practicing psychoanalytic psychotherapist qualified with the SITE for Contemporary Psychoanalysis in London. Her latest book is called Narcissism and its Discontents (Palgrave, 2014) and her current research project explores the relationship between shame and sociability.


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