Seminar: Rob Weatherill and "Lacan in the End Times"

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Seminar: Rob Weatherill and "Lacan in the End Times"

This seminar explores, with Rob, his recent book's themes of fatherhood and their role in modern society and the decline of mental health

By Freud Lacan institute (Fli)

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Fri, 31 Mar 2023 18:00 - 20:00 IST


Royal Marine Hotel Mariner Room Marine Road A96 K063 Dun Laoghaire Ireland

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  • 2 hours
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Event Description: Join us for an exploration of Rob’s most recent book Lacan and the End Times. In the Name of the Absent Father. A native of Dublin and a practicing and supervisory psychoanalyst, Rob has for over four decades been an active member of the emergent and contemporary psychoanalytic community in Ireland. This seminar is an opportunity to recognise Rob’s work and consider his most recent book which draws from psychoanalysis, philosophy, theology, and cultural and critical theory to consider some of the most serious and consequential issues of our time. The book explores themes of the Father and connections to modern society and mental health. Rob’s deep concerns about the state of our world are inspiring, stimulating and provocative.

In the seminar, Rob will introduce the book and read several abstracts. This will be followed by a conversation about the book’s themes and Q&A with the audience. Copies of Rob’s book will be available for sale.

This seminar takes place in-person. Those who cannot attend in person are welcome to register and attend by zoom, and will be emailed a zoom link prior to the event.

Bio: Rob Weatherill is a practicing and supervisory analyst in Dublin, a member of IFPP and ICP and a founder member of APPI. He has a Master’s degree in psychotherapy from St. Vincent’s University Hospital as well as the European Certificate in Psychotherapy. He taught psychoanalysis in UCD, TCD, and the Milltown Institute of Philosophy and Theology and currently convenes two supervision groups that meet fortnightly. Rob has written many papers and articles exploring the interface between psychoanalysis and culture published in Ireland and abroad, has been cited 600 times. He has written six internationally published books and edited one other including most recently The Anti-Oedipus Complex, Lacan, Critical Theory and Postmodernism (Routledge, 2017) and Lacan and the End Times. In the Name of the Absent Father. (Routledge, 2023). He is a member of the Editorial Board of Lacunae (Ireland) and Sitegeist London.

About the organiser

The Freud Lacan institute (Fli) is dedicated to supporting and promoting psychoanalysis in Ireland and around the world. It brings together clinicians, students, scholars, researchers and anyone interested in Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalysis. Psychoanalysis is a unique practice in treating mental suffering and is a revered approach to thinking about the world. It is used in cultural, literary, film, and art theory and has links to philosophy, medicine, and neuroscience. Psychoanalysts are the most highly skilled and qualified clinicians and work with people who seek talk therapy. Psychoanalysis has a rich history and tradition in Ireland and beyond.

FLi collaborates with organisations such as APPI (Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland) to support the exploration of important and topical issues of local, national and international interest. FLI aims to make psychoanalysis accessible to all those who are interested in it. 


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