Rendering Unconscious episode 296.

This is a special episode of Rendering Unconscious, an event hosted by The Red Clinic, recorded in Brighton, UK on the 16th March 2024 titled “The Will to Live: Sumud as life-affirming psychic refusal” with Drs. Lara Sheehi and Stephen Sheehi.

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The Red Clinic have an upcoming online event with Avgi Saketopoulou, Lisa Duggan, Noëlle McAfee, and Lara Sheehi. It’s on Sunday, June 23 · 4:30 – 7:30pm GMT+1. Ticket pricing is tierred and they also have solidarity ticket option that supports no fee therapy at the clinic. Details and tickets HERE.

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast received the 2023 Gradiva Award for Digital Media from the National Association for the Advancement for Psychoanalysis (NAAP).

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Rendering Unconscious is also a book series! The first two volumes are now available: Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives vols. 1 & 2 (Trapart Books, 2024). 

Rendering Unconscious podcast is hosted by Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, a psychoanalyst based in Sweden, who works with people internationally. Follow at Instagram and Twitter.

Dr. Sinclair is the author of Things Happen (Trapart Books, 2024), The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: The Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2021) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016).

She is the editor of Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectivesvols. 1 & 2 (Trapart Books, 2024),  Psychoanalytic Perspectives on the Films of Ingmar Bergman: From Freud to Lacan and Beyond (Routledge, 2023), Outsider Inpatient: Reflections on Art as Therapy (Trapart Books, 2021) with Dr. Elisabeth Punzi, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2019) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart Books, 2017) and The Fenris Wolf, vol 11 (Trapart Books, 2022) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson.

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast. Follow him at: Twitter | Instagram | TikTok | YouTube | Substack

The song at the end of the episode is “Follow her thought experiment” from the album “Magic City” by Vanessa Sinclair and Pete Murphy. Available at Pete Murphy’s Bandcamp Page.

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