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.
Therip (Higher Education Research in Psychoanalysis Network). Steering Committee.
Societe d'Histoire de la psychiatrie et de la psychanalyse
Full Member of the Institute of Group Analysis
Full Member of the College of Psychoanalysts-UK
English, French, Hungarian, Bulgarian.
Learning & Teaching Interests
Research Outputs & Interests
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 (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 (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 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