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Preliminary Thinking: The Cultural Revolution (1966-1976) as a Defense against Persecutory Anxiety in China

Thu, April 4, 11:30am to 1:00pm, TBA

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By reviewing major events leading up to the Cultural Revolution, this paper relies on Freud, Klein, and Bion to show how persecutory anxiety was intensified in Mao's psychic life as well as the masses’ psychic landscapes.