Psychoanalysis Unit


Rosine Perelberg's Events



January 'A Father is Being Beaten'. Paper to be presented for the Interdisciplinary Seminars. Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL.

March 'The Primitive Maternal Imago in the Treatment of the Female Patient by the Female Analyst'. Keynote paper to be presented to the Conference: Courage to Fight Violence Again Women organised by the IPA Committee on Women and Psychoanalysis, The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, The Contemporary Freudian Society, The Baltimore-Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and The Washington Center for Psychoanalysis. Washington DC, USA.


January Keynote speaker, 'Your Career in Psychotherapy' for the British Psychoanalytic Council, London.


June 'Femininity and the Body'. Paper presented to the 'Swiss Psychoanalytical Society. Zurich, Switzerland.

July 'On Narcissism Revisited'. Narcissism CAPS series. British Psychoanalytical Society.

September 'The Framing Structure and its Representation in the Analytic Setting'. Paper to be presented to the Conference: The Greening of Psychoanalysis: An International Homage to the Work of Andre Green. British Psychoanalytical Society, London.

September 'Transmission in Psychoanalysis'. Paper to be presented to the Conference On the Work of Jean Claude Rolland. Association Psychanalytique de France. Chateau de Goutelas, France.


Paper given to the plenary of the English Speaking Conference Weekend. London: Repetition and Transformations.

Dialogue between Rosine Perelberg and Jean Claude Rolland. Lausanne Psychoanalytical Society, Lausanne: On the Theory of Technique in Psychoanalysis.

IPA CAPSA invited guest to the Uruguayan Psychoanalytic Association (APU) (Montevideo). Series of four papers and clinical supervisions.

Keynote paper given to the plenary of the Annual DPA Conference in Dusseldorf: Excess, Trauma and Helplessness

Clinical supervision given to 60 members of the DPG (with Michael Parsons). London.

Paper and supervision given to members of the Belgium Society (Brussels): Femininity, Masculinity, Bisexuality.


'Le Refus du Féminin.' Invited paper, Geneva.

'Pourquoi les Pulsions de Mort?' Invited paper to the Istanbul Psychoanalytic Association, Istanbul.

All-day seminar on 'the Unconscious' for the Postgraduate course. British Psycho-Analytical Society, London.

Clinical Supervision to 60 Members of the Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London.

Convenor with Marilia Aisenstein (The Centre for Psychosomatics, Paris), All-day event on psychosomatics for psychiatrists and psychologists. British Psycho-Analytical Society, London.

Writing seminars given to analysts undertaking a Postgraduate Fellowship Course. British Psycho-Analytical Society, London.

'L'Inquiétante Étrangeté: Tiercéité et Temporalité. Invited paper to the Congrès de Langue Française, Paris.

'Sexuality', Seminar series, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL.


Freud Reading Seminars, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL.

San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis. A week of seminars, papers and clinical supervisions to psychoanalysts and therapists in Palo Alto and the Bay Area.

'Femininity and the Body.' Invited paper to an interdisciplinary audience, Birkbeck, University of London.

Clinical Supervision to Members of the Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London.

Convenor of the British French Colloquium on Sexuality, London, British Psycho-Analytical Society.

'Sexuality', Seminar series, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL

Seminars and lectures at Birkbeck, University of London, London.

'Noces de Sang,' Invited paper to the Congrès de Langue Française, Paris.

'On Violence and Suicide'. Invited paper to the University Renee Descartes, Paris.

Foundation Course joint seminars: British Psychoanalytical Society/University College London/Birkbeck, University of London.

'Paternal Function and Thirdness in Psychoanalysis and Legend: Has the Future been Foretold?' Professorial Fellowship lecture to audience of philosophers, sociologists, anthropologists, lawyers and psychoanalysts, Birkbeck, University of London and the British Psycho-Analytical Society, London.


Freud Reading Seminars, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL October- December 2011.

Conceptualisation of the dynamic unconscious and its expression in the material in sessions, Fellowship Course, The Institute of Psychoanalysis, May 2011. 

Clinical Supervision to Members of the Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London, June 2011, London

The Horror in Dreams, Dana Centre, Science Museum, with Donald Campbell, March 2011.


Weekend of clinical supervisions and a theoretical paper on Murdered Father; dead Father, Warsaw  October 2010

UCL Series of Lectures on the Freud texts, October 2010

Clinical Supervision to Members of the Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London, June 2010, London

Convener with Monique Cournut of  the May British French Colloquium on Infantile Sexuality and Unconscious Phantasy, Société Psychanalytique de Paris, Paris, May 2010

 A father is being beaten. Belfast Conference on Violence and Perversion, Belfast, May 2010

Dimensions of perversion, Paper presented to the Portman Colloquium on Perversions London, The Instittue of Psychoanalysis May 2010

Clinical supervision to IPSO, European Psychoanalytic Federation, London, March 2010

A weekend of clinical supervisions and theoretical presentations centered on the theme of Paternal Function, Helsinki, February 2010

Series of seminars on Time, Space and Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL January- March 2010

Seminars on reading Freud, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL, January-March 2010.


Israeli Psychoanalytical Society : a series of papers and clinical supervisions: The Dead Father and the Sacrifice of Sexuality ; Full and Empty Spaces in Psychoanalysis. October 2009 

Sociedade Brasileira de Psicanalise de Porto Alegre. Summer course of lectures and clinical seminars: The Dead Father and the Sacrifice of Sexuality Tempo e espaço na escuta analítica;  The Controversial Discussions and après-coup;  Espaços cheios e vazios no espaço analítico;  Murdered Father and Dead Father  August 2009 

'Audience with Authors',  LCP, London, June 2009.

On après coup.Colloques des Langues Françaises, Paris, Maison de la Mutualité. May, 2009

Karl Abraham Memorial Lecture, "Murdered father and The Dead Father: revisiting the Oedipus complex", Berlin, June 2009

The Work of Rosine Perelberg., Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL,  February 2009

Seminars on Reading Freud, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL, January-March 2009

'Time and Space in Psychoanalysis', series of five seminars, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL, February-March 2009


Anglo-French Colloquium, Oxford. "The Murdered father and the Dead Father"., September 2008

UCL, London. Conference to celebrate the re-launch of 'Female Experience: Four generations of British Women Psychoanalysts on Work with Women'. July, 2008

'British French Colloquium on Infantile Sexuality' with Members of the Paris Psychoanalytic Society, The Institute of Psycho-analysis, London June 2008

Lecture delivered to students in training at the Société Psychanalytique de Paris and French Psychoanalytic Association, 'The History of Psychoanalysis in Britain'. British Psychoanalytical Society.

Clinical Seminars, Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London, June 2008.

Series of Seminars on 'Dreaming and Thinking'. Membership Course. Institute of Psychoanalysis April-May 2008.

Seminars on 'Infantile Sexuality', Institute of Psycho-Analysis May-July, 2008.

Freud Reading Seminars, Psychoanalysis Unit,  UCL, London, , January-March 2008.


International Institute of Object Relations Therapy, Washington, USA. Week of papers and clinical seminars. October 2007.

'Full and Empty Spaces in the Analytic Process: Countertransference and the Borderline and Narcissistic Patient.' 

Clinical seminar 'The Violent Patient: Research and Treatment' 

'On the Controversial Discussions and Après-Coup' 

'Space and Time in Psychoanalytic Listening'

Chair of main panel. International Psychoanalytic Association Congress, Berlin, July 2007

Clinical Seminars Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London,  June 2007

'The dead father and the sacrifice of sexuality'. Centre for the Advancement of Psychoanalytic Studies, British Psycho-Analytical Society, London, UK. http://www.psychoanalysis.org.uk/advcentre.htm, July 2007

'Understanding the Violent patient 'Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Two days of Theoretical papers and Clinical Supervisions. April, 2007

'Space and Time in Psychoanalytic Listening'. Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. April, 2007.

'Space and Time in Psychoanalytic Listening'.European Psychoanalytic Federation Conference, Barcelona, Spain. March 2007.

'The setting and its violations'. Psychoanalytic Society for Research and Training (SPRF), Paris, France  February 2007.

Freud Reading Seminars Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL. January-March 2007.


'Time and Space in Psychoanalytic Listening' English Speaking Conference. British Psychoanalytic Society, London, UK. October 2006http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18055378

Clinical Seminars, Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), June 2006.

'Masochism and the Countertransference'. British-French Colloquium, Paris Psychoanalytic Society. London, UK June 2006

'The Dead Father and the Sacrifice of Sexuality'. Columbia University, New York, USA.April, 2006

2nd International Suicidality and Psychoanalysis Congress Relating to Self-Harm and Suicide, Imperial College, London, UK. 'On Violence and Suicide" April, 2006

University of Reading, Reading, UK. 'Dreams: the Past and the Present in the Present' January. March, 2006.

'Freud Yesterday: Freud Today', British Psychoanalytical Society. Chair. Debate between Sir Jack Goody and Professor Maurice Godelier at this International Symposium to celebrate Freud's 150th anniversary. London, UK March 2006

'Unité et Diversité des Pratiques du Psychanalyste' Paris Psychoanalytic Society. Plenary Address: 'Psychoanalysis in Britain'. Organized by Andre Green. Maison de la Chimie,  March 2006 Paris.

Freud Reading seminars. Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL,  January-March 2006.


Plenary Address: 'Les Controverses et après coup'. Deauville Colloquium, Paris Psychoanalytic Society, Deauville, France, October 2005  

Tavistock Clinic, London, UK 'Understanding Trauma'. 2005

Clinical seminars. Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG London, UK , June 2005

Annual Conference of the European Psychoanalytic Federation, Villamoura, Portugal Discussant of Andre Green's Plenary Address. March 2005.

Freud Reading Seminars, Psychoanalysis Unit, January-March 2005.

Violence and its Absence in Treatment', University of Geneva, Geneva , Switzerland. 'January 2005.


Paper 'On Suicide' Centre Raymonde Saussure, Geneva, Switzerland, November 2004.

'The Oracle in Dreams'. University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, October 2004..

Clinical seminars, Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG, London, UK. June 2004

'Understanding Narcissism', Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft, Stuttgart, Germany. may 2004

University of Sussex, Brighton, UK. 'On Interpreting Dreams', February 2004.


Plenary address: 'On Understanding the borderline patient'.  DPG National Congress, Frankfurt, Germany. October 2003.

British-French Colloquium, Institute of Psychoanalysis, London, UK 'Le Feminin chez l'homme' Co-organiser with Monique Cournut. June 2003.

'Pour une Théorie Psychanalytique de la Honte'. National Congress of the Paris Psychoanalytic Society (SPP) and Paris Psychoanalytic Association (APF), Lyon, France.  June 2003.

Clinical seminars, Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London, June 2003.

'L'Interpretation du Transfert'.  Congress of the Paris Psychoanalytic Society (SPP), Paris, France. May 2003

University of London, London, UK. 'The construction of psychoanalytic models with special reference to temporality'. On the debate between Peter Fonagy and Andre Green. February 2002.

Freud Reading Seminars, Psychoanalysis Unit, UCL, January-March 2003.


Lecture and Clinical seminars, Brazilian Psychoanalytic Society of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro. December 2002. 

The Association for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the NHS, London, UK 'Narcissistic Configurations', December 2002.

Anglo-French Colloquium, Chateau Tilques, France British Society, Paris Psychoanalytical Society and Association Psychanalytique de France. September 2002.

Clinical seminars. Deutsche Psychoanalytische Gesellschaft (DPG), London. June 2002

Plenary Address: 'Violence and its Absence in the Psychoanalytic Process' .International Congress on Suicidality and Psychoanalysis, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany June 2002.

Freud Reading Seminars. Psychoanalysis Unit. University College London. January-March 2002.

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