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Talk by Prof. Dr. Joachim Küchenhoff from Basel

On 24.1.2013, Prof. Dr. Joachim Küchenhoff is coming to the International Psychoanalytic University (IPU) Berlin to give a public lecture entitled "Discarding, Disposing, Discharging? How Waste Occurs and Recurs. Semiotic and Sociopsychoanalytical Observations". The talk is being held in the context of the IPU's public lecture series "Pathologies of the Modern Age", which extend over four semesters and are focusing on "Abjections of the Modern Age" during the current winter semester.

Joachim Küchenhoff initially studied human medicine and philosophy in Würzburg, Glasgow and Heidelberg. On a professional level, he is a doctor of psychiatry and a specialist in psychotherapeutic medicine, a psychoanalyst and Professor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Basel, as well as the senior consultant in the Psychiatry and Psychology Clinic at the Psychatrie Baselland psychiatry facility. In the field of research, he focuses on interdisciplinary research in cultural studies and psychoanalysis, as well as on psychotherapy research, the body experience and psychosomatics. He has published a wide range of scientific papers, book contributions and monographs.

The lecture begins at 20.00 CET and is being held in the Large Lecture Hall at the IPU, Stromstraße 2, 10555 Berlin, on the third floor. All those interested are warmly invited to attend the event. There is an admission fee of €5. Students as well as members of the IPU's Sponsors and Fundraisers Association are admitted free-of-charge.

The IPU has applied for this talk to be certified as a continuous education event. It has been awarded 2 CME (Continuing Medical Education) credits by the Berliner Ärztekammer, the Medical Association of Berlin. Should you intend to make use of these CME credits, please bring your barcode with you to the talk. Likewise, please note that this credits option is only applicable to the event being held on 24th January.

Next event scheduled in the IPU public lecture series

14.02.2013 – Dr. Kristin Marek, Karlsruhe
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