Bristol Event: Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson in conversation with psychoanalytic psychotherapist Paul Hoggett

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Date: Friday 22 January 2016

Time: 6.30-8pm

Venue: Folk House, 40 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5JG (see map)

Tickets: £10 (£8 unwaged) plus booking fee online

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£12 on the door (subject to availability)


Organised by The Bridge Foundation and The Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy

George Ferguson is the first elected Mayor of Bristol and past RIBA President (2003-2005) He is a leader in changing attitudes to planning and regeneration and created a significant mixed use regeneration project of his own in and around the 100 year old Tobacco Factory in South Bristol. George is one of 8 English Core City leaders for which he holds the Energy and Resilience portfolio.

Paul Hoggett is Emeritus Professor of Social Policy at UWE, a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and member of SIP. He has over 30 years’ experience researching urban communities and social conflicts. He has a long standing interest in the role of emotions in political life and his most recent book is Politics, Identity and Emotion (2009). He currently chairs the Climate Psychology Alliance, a network of therapists and others concerned to deepen our understanding of humanity’s paralysis in the face of climate change.

Please Note The first 15 minutes of the recording are missing.