Public Lecture by Professor Charles B Strozier

“Erikson on Gandhi: the man and his mission”

Date: Tuesday,1st October 2019
Time: 6pm
Harris Manchester College, Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TD

Professor Charles Strozier, Professor of History, John Jay College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York will present a lecture on the great psychoanalyst, Erik Erikson’s fond and respectful but also critical engagement with Gandhi the man and his mission.

October 2nd this year will be the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Gandhi and we are delighted that Chuck will be bringing a psychoanalytical perspective of one of the world’s most remarkable men, Mohandas Karamchand (Mahatma) Gandhi. Chuck is a distinguished historian, psychoanalyst and Founding Director of the Center on Terrorism at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. He is widely known and respected for his research and publications on religious fundamentalism, terrorism, genocide, war and leadership.

Chuck Strozier has a Harvard BA(magna cum laude) and MA and a PhD from the University of Chicago, trained as a research candidate at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, had clinical psychoanalytic training at TRISP in New York City and is the author or editor of many books, including landmark studies of the psychoanalyst, Heinz Kohut, and US President, Abraham Lincoln.

This public lecture is a part of CRIC Annual Conference 2019: The Doctrine of Non-violent Resistance in an Age of Hybrid Warfare.

This is a free lecture, but please register at:

October 1 @ 18:00


Harris Manchester College Mansfield Road Oxford OX1 3TD