Media and the Inner World

Past Events

  • May 31

    Film and the Psycho-Cultural: Object, Relatedness, Process

    Film and the Psycho-Cultural: Object, Relatedness, Process Book tickets here: This symposium sets out to explore the ways in which film and film-work play an important part in creating new spaces for engagement with emotional experience. Cinema has long been held up as a form of ‘dream-screen’ environment, allowing for the playing out of […]

    Starts: May 31 @ 9:30am

    Ends: May 31 @ 5:00pm

    Address: The Freud Museum, at 20 Maresfield Gardens

  • Feb 19

    ‘The Oedipal Dilemmas of Thebes: Exploring Love, Death and Family Rivalry’: A post-performance panel discussion with Michael and Margaret Rustin

    MiW/Faction Theatre performance and panel discussion The Faction theatre ensemble has been widely acclaimed for its recent work, winning many plaudits including the Off West End award and the Peter Brooks award. MiW is delighted to be working with this company once again to organise a post-performance discussion on the themes of Oedipal rivalry, love […]

    Starts: February 19 @ 8:00am

    Address: Diorama Theatre

  • Nov 10

    Media Ethics and Emotional Wellbeing

    Media, Ethics and Emotional Wellbeing: Psychoanalytic Perspectives A MiW/Freud Museum event in collaboration with Love Productions and Blink Films Anna Freud Centre, 10th November 2012 Guiding question for the day: What are the ethical and moral responsibilities for the press, broadcasters and policy makers when thinking about the emotional wellbeing of the nation?  9.30-10. 00: […]

    Starts: November 10 @ 8:00am

    Address: Anna Freud Centre

  • Sep 18

    Mary Stuart

    MiW presents a special performance of Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller, followed by a panel discussion. In a new version by Daniel Millar & Mark Leipacher. Performed as part of the Faction Theatre Co. Rep Season. Mary Stuart “With the Queen I share my blood, my rank, my sex. With her alone as a cousin, […]

    Starts: September 18 @ 7:00pm

    Address: The New Diorama Theatre
    15 Triton Street
    Regent’s Place
    NW1 3BF

  • Sep 05

    The Illusion

    On Weds 5th Sept at 7.45pm and in collaboration with colleagues from RADA, MiW presents a special performance of Pierre Corneille’s ‘The Illusion’ at the Southwark Playhouse. The evening performance will be followed by a round table panel discussion chaired by Brett Kahr (psychotherapist). Psychotherapist, Valerie Sinason, will be in conversation with Dr Simon Bayly […]

    Starts: September 05 @ 7:45pm

    Address: Southwark Playhouse, Shipwright Yard, (Corner of Tooley St. & Bermondsey St.), London, SE1 2TF

  • Jul 08

    Displacement, Identity and Cultural Heritage

    Born into a Sahrawi refugee camp before being sent to live with foster parents in Spain, Fatimetu returns to her Saharan birthplace following the death of her mother and, despite having been absent for sixteen years, finds herself expected to resume family duties. Portraying the existence of a Moorish ethnic group in Algeria who are […]

    Starts: July 08 @ 2:00pm

    Address: The Rich Mix

  • Jun 27

    Special performance of Promises, Promises

    MiW Performance & Round Table Event Following on from a special performance of Promises, Promises, MiW hosted a round table discussion event on the emotional themes of the show and perspectives from psychoanalysis. ‘What do you get when you kiss a guy? You get enough germs to catch pneumonia After you do He’ll never phone […]

    Starts: June 27 @ 7:30am

    Address: The Jack Lyons Theatre
    Royal Academy of Music
    Marylebone Road
    London NW1 5HT

  • Jun 12


    MiW presented a special screening of a short film, ‘Sick’, at the Freud Museum in collaboration with Patchwork Productions and Mosaic Networking. Following the screening, there was a discussion with the film’s writer/director, Mike Rymer, its producer, Christine Hartland, and psychotherapist, Carol Leader. ‘Sick’ is a fractured psychological drama that positions the story of a […]

    Starts: June 12 @ 7:00pm

    Ends: June 12 @ 9:00pm

    Address: The Freud Museum

  • Sep 19

    Mysterious Skin – A Special Performance plus round table discussion: Mysterious Minds: Remembering, Forgetting and the Mystery of Misguided Desire

    Media and the Inner World in association with Em-Lou Productions and The Drill Hall presents Mysterious Minds: Remembering, Forgetting and the Mystery of Misguided Desire a panel discussion after the Monday 19 September performance of Mysterious Skin. Mysterious Skin is based on the novel by Scott Heim, was adapted by Prince Gomolvilas and directed by […]

    Starts: September 19 @ 7:30pm

    Address: The Drill Hall

  • Jul 06

    Radio Event #3: Radio Recollections

    This was the third event in the MiW Radio series. Speakers incldued: David Hendy – Reader in Media and Communication, University of Westminster, former senior producer for BBC’s World Tonight & Analysis. Writer and presenter of 2011 series of five programmes for The Essay on Radio 3 – called ‘Rewiring the Mind’. Brett Kahr – […]

    Starts: July 06 @ 6:00pm

    Ends: July 06 @ 7:30pm

    Address: UEL (University of East London)
    West Building WB2.01