Modern Erotics and the Quest for Intimacy
Speaker(s): Darian Leader, Professor Henrietta Moore; Professor Susie Orbach; Professor Renata Salecl
Chair: Derek Hook
Recorded on 4 March 2008 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.
The demand that sexual relations should be at the basis both of self-understanding and self-realisation often puts our intimate lives under particular pressure. This talk will look at contemporary sexualities and their uneasy relationship to love, fantasy and intimacy. Darian Leader is a psychoanalyst. Henrietta Moore is professor of social anthropology at LSE. Susie Orbach is a psychoanalyst and visiting professor at LSE. Renata Salecl is centennial professor of law at LSE.