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Conceptions of Freedom I: Psychoanalysis

28 June 2016, 6.00pm-8.00pm
In this opening discussion of a series on Conceptions of Freedom, Adam Phillips, renowned writer, psychotherapist and exponent of psychoanalytic ideas, will reflect on what psychoanalysis has to tell us about the subjective experience of freedom, the development of personal agency, and the relationship between psychic structure and flexibility. Phillips, who has been called “one of the finest prose stylists at work in the language” for his numerous books on psychoanalysis and literature, will be in conversation with Josh Cohen, author of “The Private Life,” as well as a psychoanalyst and literary theorist. More...

Starts: Jun 28, 2016 12:00:00 AM

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Position Open: Research Associate and Communications Coordinator, Maternity Cover

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23 June 2016
A position has opened within the UCL EI for a Senior Research Associate, maternity cover. There are two main strands to this role: communications, and research facilitation for the UCL European Institute.

Position Open: Academic Director for UCL European Institute

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14 June 2016
The UCL European Institute is looking for a new Academic Director to replace Professor Mary Fulbrook, whose three-year tenure is coming to an end in July 2016. The new post holder will take over in September 2016 for the next three-year period. The role of the Academic Director is to provide academic leadership for the Institute and represent the Institute at UCL’s senior management level as well as externally. S/he will do so in close cooperation with the Institute’s permanent team, a full-time Executive Director, a full-time Senior Research Associate, and a part-time Administrator.

‘The New EU Flag’: art installation at UCL

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‘The New EU Flag’: art installation at UCL

9 June 2016
A striking gold flag made from foil blankets used by refugees has been raised on the flagpole above the UCL portico. The piece is by UCL Slade School of Fine Art student Mariana Bisti. 

This bad bill will put universities on the road to serfdom

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7 June 2016
The higher education bill is a shocker: do ministers really need the powers of ‘entry and search’? The bill claims it will protect students’ interests as ‘customers’, but it serves ministers’ interests instead. Read more from Peter Scott

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