Jung’s ‘Intensive Unconscious Relation to India’ in Liber Novus

The lecture explores C. G. Jung’s engagement with Hindu and Buddhist scriptures in his self-experimentation, and how this paved the way for his later cross-cultural comparative psychology of the individuation process, and collaborations with noted Indologists, such as Wilhelm Hauer, Heinrich Zimmer and Mircea Eliade.

Professor Sonu Shamdasani is the Vice-Dean (International) of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and Co-Director of the Health Humanities Centre at University College London. He works on the history of psychology and psychiatry from the nineteenth century onwards, and is the author and editor of numerous works.

Rakesh Pandey is Assistant Professor at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.

Friday, 6 April 2018
4.30 pm, CSDS Seminar Room