Conferences and presentations
THE MATERNAL AS A SITE OF INVISIBLE EMOTIONS IN 1930S BRITAIN
Invited presentation, Columbia University Affect Studies Seminar, Affect Studies Seminar, New York, United States, 30/9/2019
Psychoanalysis and the historian: why historians of emotion dismiss Freud (and how is he still so important for them)
Keynote presentation, Psychoanalysis, Art, and Culture Summer University, Budapest, Hungary, 9/8/2019
Modernity as a crisis of motherhood: the ‘maternalizing movement’ in interwar Britain
Thinking Sex After the Great War, Brussels, Belgium, 19/10/2018
The psychoanalytic languages: On the intimate rivalry of Michael Balint and D. W. Winnicott
Invited presentation, Sándor Ferenczi – Interdisciplinary Approaches, Munich, Germany, 13/9/2018
What historians of emotions can (still) learn from psychoanalysis
History of Emotion, Fairfax, United States, 2/6/2018
The good enough State: on the maternalizing movement in Britain, 1920-1953
Departmental seminar, Beersheba, Israel, 19/12/2017
Beyond the ‘sphincter-morality’: the concept of childhood in interwar psychoanalysis
Invited presentation, Open departmental seminar, Colchester, United Kingdom, 15/11/2017
Lyotard and the Dream Work
ACLA Seminar: Psychoanalysis and its Objects, Utrecht, Netherlands, 8/7/2017
The Maternal Bond as a Model for State-Citizens Relationship
Society for the History of Children and Youth Ninth Biennial Conference, Camden, United States, 22/6/2017
The impossibility of the child's voice: A micro-history of a Czech girl in the 1953 coronation events
Speaking when they're spoken to? Re-integrating the experiences and perspectives of children into historical research, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 6/6/2017
Psychoanalysis and political replacement: A micro-history of a Czech girl in the 1953 coronation events
Replacement, London, United Kingdom, 8/12/2016
The Correspondence of Michael Balint and Donald Winnicott in the 1950s
Psychoanalysis and History Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, London, United Kingdom, 27/4/2016
Some notes on the history of waiting in the age of the NHS
The Chronic: Temporality, Care and Health Research, London, United Kingdom, 17/3/2016
The Apostolic Function: Michael Balint and the Postwar GP', UCL / BPS History of Psych Disciplines Seminar (February, 2016)
London, United Kingdom, 2016
Liberal Utopias: Revisiting the Hegemonic Dimensions of Welfare State Ideologies in Britain, 1945-1979'. Conference: Imaginarios utópicos: pasado, presente y future, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid y de la International Nineteenth-Century Hispanists Network, Madrid
Madrid, Spain, 1/10/2015
'Revisiting the Post?Colonial Critique of Psychoanalysis: Géza Róheim and the Primitive'. Conference: Psycho?Politics: The Cross?Sections of Science and Ideology in the History of Psy?Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (October, 2015).
Budapest, Hungary, 2015
Totalitarianism, Anthropology, and the Primitive Child: The Case of Geza Róheim. Workshop: Re-imagining Childhood Images, Objects and the Voice of the Child, University of Greenwich (May, 2015).
London, United Kingdom, 2015
Geza Róheim and the Maternal Morality of the Primitive. The Annual Symposia on Psychoanalysis and Politics, Budapest (May, 2014).
Budapest, Hungary, 2014
Motherhood and the Emergence of the Regressed Patient. Conference: Made Up People: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Labelling and the Construction of People in Post-War History, University of Warwick (October, 2013).
Coventry, United Kingdom, 2013
Infants do not love; they must be loved: Omnipotence, Dependency and the Ferenczian Notion of Childhood'. Conference: Sincerity and Freedom in Psychoanalysis, Freud Museum, London (October, 2013).
London, United Kingdom, 2013