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Ilan Kapoor's 'Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development' Book Launch

November 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a book launch and panel discussion with leading authors and researchers of international development and politics on Ilan Kapoor's new book Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development published by Cornell University Press.

Open to All. Register here to receive the zoom link.

Confronting Desire: Psychoanalysis and International Development offers prescriptions for applying psychoanalysis to development theory and practice and demonstrates how psychoanalysis can provide fertile ground for radical politics and the transformation of international development.

PANELISTS:

  • Maria Eriksson Baaz, Professor, Department of Government, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Gavin Fridell, Canada Research Chair in International Development, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada
  • Ilan Kapoor, Professor, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, Toronto, York University, Canada

MODERATOR:
Philip Kelly, Professor and Associate Dean, Research, Graduate Studies and Global Affairs, Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University

Ilan Kapoor is an influential postcolonial scholar who is considered one of the first to bring both psychoanalysis and postcolonialism to the field of Development Studies.

This event is presented by the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change, York University, Toronto, Canada.