The title of the Open Day of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society to be held in Melbourne on Saturday 17 September at the Treacy Centre. Here is the blurb for it. To quote:
Dr Claudio Laks Eizirik (Brazil), distinguished international speaker and past president of the International Psychoanalytic Association, together with Dr John McClean and Associate Professor Frances Thomson-Salo of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society (President and past President) will address the ways in which intrapsychic forces, which can be identified and analysed in the consulting room, may also be played out in the wider social group…
How might we understand, for instance, what in the human psyche enables individuals to rise up against hatred and oppression, to confront the abuse of power, as demonstrated in the “Arab Spring” uprising and the recent turmoil/eruptions in the UK?