Bristol Event: Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson in conversation with psychoanalytic psychotherapist Paul Hoggett
Date: Friday 22 January 2016
Venue: Folk House, 40 Park Street, Bristol BS1 5JG (see map)
Tickets: £10 (£8 unwaged) plus booking fee online
£12 on the door (subject to availability)
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.