Rendering Unconscious welcomes Dr. Matthew Adams to the podcast!

Dr. Matthew Adams is a Principal Lecturer in the School of Applied Social Science at the University of Brighton, UK. His new book is Anthropocene Psychology: Being Human in a More-than-Human World (Routledge 2020). His previous books include Ecological Crisis, Sustainability & the Psychosocial Subject (2016) and Self & Social Change (2007).

Visit Dr. Adams’ page and Researchgate.

Adams, M. (2021). Critical psychologies and climate change. Current Opinion in Psychology. Volume 42, December 2021, Pages 13-18. Advance eversion here.

New comment piece: Time to make nature studies a compulsory school subject – before it’s too late? The Conversation, March 2021.

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Elizabeth Danto Freud’s Free Clinics: Psychoanalysis and Social Justice, 1918-1938

Astrid Lindgren’s War Diaries, 1939-1945: A World Gone Mad

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists and other intellectuals about their process, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more. 

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Dr. Sinclair is the author of The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2020) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016), and the editor of Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019) Outsider Inpatient: Reflections on Art as Therapy (Trapart Books, 2021) with Dr. Elisabeth Punzi, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart, 2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson.

The song at the end of the episode is Waiting from the album Cut to fit the mouth by Vanessa Sinclair and Carl Abrahamsson. You can check out our work at Highbrow Lowlife Bandcamp and Trapart Editions.

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson for creating the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious Podcast.

Portrait of Dr. Matt Adams.

Artwork by Vanessa Sinclair