Living in the shadow of the parent has been a challenge since time immemorial.
Julie Apfel and Stephen Frosh will explore the intergenerational transmission of identities, violence and suffering, starting with a look at Stephen Frosh's chapter on Abraham and Isaac in Psychological Perspectives on the Shadow of the Parent, edited by Jonathan Burke.
Julie Apfel studied at Michlelet Orot and Machon Pardes and has a BSc from LSE. She is a graduate of the LSJS Susi Bradfield Women Educators’ programme and taught at the LJCC on the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School.
Stephen Frosh is Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a Fellow of the Academic of Social Sciences and an Academic Associate of the British Psychoanalytical Society, He is widely published, and is particularly well-known for his lucid accounts of psychoanalysis. His books include: For and Against Psychoanalysis (2006), A Brief Introduction to Psychoanalytic Theory (2012) and The Politics of Psychoanalysis (1999). In recent years he has explored issues around memory, testimony and witnessing in two major books: Hauntings (2013) and Those Who Come After (2019).