ECER 2020 – NW 13 Special Call

Education and Psychoanalysis

Fragmentation and instability of links are today encountered in many domains. Education has to face the dilemma of the necessity of making connections, especially between generations and communities, in the context of mistrusts and unbindings. In a psychoanalytically oriented approach, the idea of ‘reconnection’ invites us to question the process of linking and ‘unlinking’ in educational and training relations. In this special call, we focus on research trying to enlighten how movements of binding and unbinding may be strong issues in education. The arising questions can be answered considering relations between different ‘communities’: groups of professionals, teachers and students, cultural communities, etc.
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