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2013 seminars and abstracts

History of the Psychological Disciplines Seminar Series

Seminars were held in various locations at UCL. 

Tuesday 22 January 
Professor Saulo de Feitas Araujo (Universidade de Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil), The role of philosophy in Wundtian psychology: Towards a new interpretation of Wundt's psychological project (abstract)

Tuesday 12 March 
Dr Hereward Tilton (University of Exeter), The path of the serpent: Gnosis, alchemy and the esoteric antecedents of analytical psychology (abstract)

Tuesday 19 March 
Professor Paul Bishop (University of Glasgow), The function of the symbol in Goethe, Cassirer, Jung and Klages (abstract)

Friday 17 May 
Dr Fabio De Sio (Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf) and Dr Chantal Marazia (Europa-Universität Viadrina), 'The Psychic Hans effect: Experimental animal psi from Karl Krall to the present' (abstract)

Wednesday 5 June 
Dr Jelena Martinovic (Institut Universitaire d'Histoire de la Médecine et de la Santé Publique, University of Lausanne), 'Psychiatry and near-death (1960-1970)' (abstract

Wednesday 26 June 
Dr Craig E. Stephenson (AGAP/CPA/CAPT/IAAP), 'The possessions at Loudun: Their significance in the history of the science of mind' (abstract

Monday 11 November 
Dr Sushrut Jadhev (UCL), Seminal matters: Historical erasures and category errors concerning semen regulation (abstract)

Monday 25 November 
Dr Andreas Sommer (University of Cambridge), The last Romantic? Carl du Prel (1839-1899) and the formation of German experimental psychology (abstract