Julia Borossa has an interdisciplinary academic background with an MA in Comparative Literature from McGill University in Canada; an MSc in Group Analysis from Birkbeck College, University of London and a Phd in History and Philosophy of Science from Cambridge University.
Her research interests include the history, politics and cultures of the psychoanalytic movement; transcultural understandings of the psyche; social and state violence; trauma and resilience; groups and communities. Her research collaborations have led her to work on projects in Russia, Egypt, Lebanon and Brazil.
She also practices as a psychotherapist and a group analyst.
English, French, Hungarian, Bulgarian.
Histories, politics and cultures of the psychoanalytic movement; clinical narratives; the institutionalisation and professionalisation of psychoanalysis ; psychoanalysis and colonialism; trauma and narratives of endurance.
Borossa, Julia and Rooney, Caroline (2017) Je reve, tu reves, nous revons [I dream, you dream, we dream]. In: Images de reves et processus de creation. Masson, Celine and Schauder, Silke , eds. In Press. ISBN 9782848353883
Borossa, Julia (2017) Histories of violence: outrage, identification and analytic work. In: Traces of Violence and Freedom of Thought. Auestad, Lene and Treacher Kabesh, Amal , eds. Palgrave, London. ISBN 9781137575029 (Accepted/In press)
Borossa, Julia and Rooney, Caroline (2014) Fortess hypochondria: health and safety. In: Nationalism and the body politic: psychoanalysis and the rise of ethnocentrism and xenophobia. Auestad, Lene , ed. Karnac, London, pp. 5-19. ISBN 9781780491028
Borossa, Julia and Bronstein, Catalina and Pajaczkowska, Claire , eds. (2015) The new Klein Lacan dialogues. Psychoanalysis . Karnac Books, London. ISBN 9781780491189 (Accepted/In press)
Borossa, Julia (2014) Ferenczi’s ethics for our time: the possibility of being alongside. The American Journal of Psychoanalysis,, 74 (4). pp. 349-356. ISSN 0002-9548