Shame, envy, impasse and hope:  The Psychopolitics of violence in South Africa

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The South African Psychoanalytical Initiative

Invites you to a presentation by Prof Wahbie Long


Thursday 21st November 2019 : 6.45 for 7.15 pm to 9 pm

St George’s Grammar School, Richmond Road, Mowbray (Secure parking available)


We are pleased to invite you to attend a presentation by Prof Wahbie Long of his paper : Shame, envy, impasse and hope:  the Psychopolitics of Violence in South Africa.  Prof Long  gave this paper at the SAPI Conference in February this year and we are delighted that he will now present it to a wider audience.  It is a paper which will appeal to anyone who enjoys the links between the personal and the political as Prof Long examines in psychoanalytical detail the university protests of 2016 and their historical roots. 

Prof Wahbie Long is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cape Town.  He is the Director the Child Guidance Clinic at UCT.  With a Y1 rating from the National Research Foundation, he has held fellowships at Harvard and Durham and was the 2016 recipient of the Early Career Achievement Award of the Society for the History of Psychology.  Widely published on the history, theory and indigenization of psychology, he is working on a new book that explores connections between Marxism and psychoanalysis.

Fee: R150; Students R70 – Reduced rates available, please contact Coletta Canale at email address below


NEDBANK, Greenside

ACCOUNT TYPE: Current account

ACCOUNT #: 1975063120

BRANCH #: 197505

             PAYMENT REFERENCE: Wahbie Long

As there are limited spaces please RSVP Coletta Canale: by 14th November