Revisiting Freud and Moses: Heroism, History and Religion


Revisiting Freud and Moses: Heroism, History and Religion

October 07, 2015 / 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm / Add to Google
370 Dwinelle Hall

The conference aims to explore Freud’s place in current debates on secularism and post-secularism, featuring new research on the intersections of theology, Judaism and history in Freud’s psychoanalytic theories. Speakers include Jan Assmann, Richard Bernstein, Willi Goetschel, Catherine Malabou, Gabriele Schwab, and Joel Whitebook.

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Organized by Gilad Sharvit, Helen Diller Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies, and Karen Feldman, Associate Professor of German, with support from Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, The Program in Critical Theory, Center for Jewish Studies, Department of English, Department of German, Department of History, Institute of European Studies, San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, and Townsend Center for the Humanities.