"Engaging with Southeast Asia:

Anxious Nation & Fundamentalist State of Mind"

A series of three interdisciplinary seminars will be held at the Asia Institute in conjunction with the Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis, drawing together political scientists, historians & psychoanalysts.

Date: Thursday, 27 April 2017
Thursday, 25 May 2017
Thursday, 15 June 2017
The University of Melbourne

Discussion leaders will include Professors Judy Brett& Richard Tanter & Drs Garry Sheehan & Richard Chauvel

Thursday, 27th April 2017
'Anxious Australia: Borders, boundaries & invasive Asia'
Emeritus Professor David Walker

Thursday, 25th May 2017
''Fundamentalist States of Mind:
some psychoanalytic thinking about Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers'

Ms Janet Chauvel, psychoanalyst, Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis

Thursday, 15th June 2017
''The Precarious Balance of Hate & Love in our Times''
Ms Coll Osman, psychoanalyst, Melbourne Institute for Psychoanalysis

Downloadable Information

Program Overview
 “Anxious Australia: Borders, boundaries & invasive Asia”

Further Information

All seminars will be held Sidney Myer Asia Centre,  The University of Melbourne PARKVILLE VIC 3010 

Another set of three seminars on terrorism & historical dimensions of Australia’s engagement with Asia is being planned for the second half of the year.

Admission is free. Bookings are required. Seating is limited.

To register email asia-institute@unimelb.edu.au