Freud, Psychoanalysis and Anti-Semitism

Stephen Frosh

26/05/2005 6:00 pm
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Stephen Frosh is Pro-Vice-Master of Birkbeck, with responsibility for Teaching and Learning. His work focuses on the psychological, social and cultural applications of psychoanalytic theory, with particular attention to issues of gender and identity and their relationship to developments in social life. His book, For and Against Psychoanalysis (1997) contributed to the major debates on the standing of psychoanalysis. Other books include The Politics of Psychoanalysis (1999); After Words: The Personal in Gender, Culture and Psychotherapy (2002); Key Concepts in Psychoanalysis (2002), and Hate and the ‘Jewish Science’: Anti-Semitism, Nazism and Psychoanalysis (2005). His current research interests are critical psychoanalysis and contemporary identities.

Stephen Frosh


Stephen Frosh is a Professor at Birkbeck, University of London. He is the author of many books on psychosocial studies and on psychoanalysis, most recently Those Who Come After: Postmemory, Acknowledgement and Forgiveness.