Toward a Jung/Bion Dialogue: An online conference

  • Fri 15 - Sat 16 Sep 23


  • Online

  • Event speaker

    Professor Bob Hinshelwood, Dr George Hogenson and panel presenters

  • Event type


  • Event organiser

    Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, Department of

  • Contact details

    Dr Ann Addison and Dr David Henderson

Do Kant and Bergson provide a platform for a Jung-Bion Dialogue? Join us for this fascinating conversation between Prof. Bob Hinshelwood and Dr. George Hogenson

Bob Hinshelwood is Professor Emeritus University of Essex, Fellow of the British Psychoanalytic Society and Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists. He has written extensively on Kleinian psychoanalysis as well as the psychodynamics of organisations. He has written papers on the history of psychoanalysis and also on comparative research. His paper 'Freud and/or Jung: A group dynamic approach' is published in Robin Brown's Encountering Jung (2018). He is the author of the recent book W.R. Bion as Clinician: Steering Between Concept and Practice (2023) and, with Nuno Torres, editor of Bion’s Sources (2013).

George Hogenson is a senior training analyst at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago.  He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale University. He is the past Vice President of the International Association for Analytical. Psychology and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Analytical Psychology.  He is the author of Jung’s Struggle with Freud (1994) and, with Thomas Kirsch, editor of The Red Book: Reflections on C.G. Jung’s Liber Novus (2014).  His numerous papers on archetypal theory, the nature of symbolism, and synchronicity have contributed to reshaping thinking on these subjects within analytical psychology.  

Event Details

Panels and Plenary

The panel presents Francesco Bisagni, Ann Casement, Barbara Miller, Steve Myers, Judith Pickering and Mark Winborn.

Each panel will feature three papers, and include a 20 minute presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion.

15 September 

Friday evening dialogue, 6pm - 8pm.

16 September

W.R. Bion’s Annotated Reading of C.G. Jung’s Memories, Dreams and Reflections, a talk by Joseph Aguayo.

Joseph Aguayo is a Member of New Centre for Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles, a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Psychoanalytic Centre of California, and a guest member of the British Psychoanalytical Society.  

9.45am - 11.15am
11.30am - 1pm
2pm - 3pm

3.15pm - 4.15pm

4.15pm - 5.15pm


It is anticipated that suitable contributions will be collected into an edited volume and/or a special issue of the Journal of Analytical Psychology. The organisers are Dr Ann Addison (abaddi@essex.ac.uk) and Dr David Henderson (david.henderson@essex.ac.uk). 

  • £100 for external attendees
  • £60 for students and trainees
  • £30 for Psychosocial and psychoanalytic Essex students

Cancellation and refund policy

Fees can only be refunded (less 25% administration charge) if a written notice of cancellation is received no less than 14 days before the course. No refund can be made after that time.


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