The Death Mother as Nature’s Shadow: How an evolutionary consciousness contributes to a
more nuanced understanding of maternal hostility, ambivalence and neglect.
Keynote address at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Evolutionary Special Interest Group.
London, Friday October 16, 2020
My animal body
The Story Party, Salisbury Literary Festival, UK.
The archetyapl Death Mother as nature’s shadow: Infanticide and the deep history of Human Kind
Public Lecture, C.G. Jung Club, London, UK.
Death Mother/Life Mother: An anthropolgoical contribution to understanding mother-infant dynamics
Clinical Forum, The Bowlby Center, London, UK.
The archetypal Death Mother as nature’s shadow
C.G. Jung Public Lecture Series, Bristol, UK.
Understanding and healing emotional trauma
Community Library Event, Kingsclere Hamshire.
Video (edited) available at http://bit.ly/Sieff_Kings2016
Transforming trauma in psyche and body
Plenary Lecture, Pacifica Graduate Institute, California, USA.
At conference, ‘Coming Home to the Body: The Legacy of Marion Woodman’.
How to understand and heal emotional trauma
Public Lecture, Royal Society of Arts (RSA), London.
Audio recording available for listening or downloading at http://bit.ly/Sieff_RSA_talk
Video (edited) available at http://bit.ly/Sieff_RSA_Vid
The nature of the archetypal Death Mother
Plenary Lecture, Cambridge (UK) Jungian Circle.
Early relational trauma, insecure attachment patterns and healing: Insights from a modern evolutionary perspective
Journal of Analytical Psychology International Conference, Boston, USA.
Maternal ambivalence, early relational trauma and insecure attachment trajectories: Insights from a modern evolutionary perspective
Scientific Meeting, Tavistock and Portman Trust, Tavistock Clinic, London, UK.
Attachment: How recent research in evolution and anthropology contributes to psychotherapy
European Association of Body Psychotherapy Conference, Cambridge, UK.
The nature of Death Mother
Marion Woodman Foundation BodySoulRythms® Conference, Chicago, USA.
Resources and subsistence strategies among the Datoga pastoralists of Tanzania
Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge
How does household wealth affect livestock production among the Datoga pastoralists of Tanzania?
Department of Biological Anthropology, University College London.
How does wealth influence the subsistence strategies among the Datoga pastoralists of Tanzania?
Institute of Biological Anthropology Oxford University
Sex ratio variation in human populations
American Anthropological Association, Phoenix, Arizona
Do wealthy Kel Tamasheq (Toureg) nobles of central Mali sacrifice reproductive success for the demonstration of prestige?
Evolution and Human Behavior conference, University of Michigan