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The Guild has an archive of 350 papers dating back to the 1930s and 600 recordings dating from the 1970s. You can browse these using the search facilities below; they are free to download for Guild members.

Disclaimer: The Guild’s written and audio resources are for members’ personal and non-commercial use only. The views expressed in them are those of the authors; they may not necessarily be shared by Guild members, nor represent the collective opinion of the Guild.

  • Oxford Conference 2008

    Oxford Conference 2008

    Date: Thursday 28th August 2008

    Author(s)/Speaker(s): Jerome S Bernstein, Mary-Jayne Rust

    All the talks from the Oxford Conference 2008, which took place at St Hilda's College, Oxford between 28th and 30th August 2008. The talks are displayed in chronological order. Jerome Bernstein's paper covers the material from both his talks.

  • Vengeance Not Justice

    Vengeance Not Justice

    Date: Thursday 5th June 2008

    Author(s)/Speaker(s): Diana Grace-Jones

    This lecture is a tour de force on the subject of Revenge. Diana speaks about vengeance as a primitive form of justice and explores it within Greek and Hindu Mythology and in Shakespeare, elaborating especially on the nature of The Furies, the “rage trapped under the skin”. She asks how…

  • What do Therapy and Chewing Gum have in Common?

    What do Therapy and Chewing Gum have in Common?

    Date: Saturday 17th May 2008

    Speaker(s): Camila Batmanghelidjh

    Camila Batmanghelidjh at the Guild's 2008 Spring Conference Camila Batmanghelidjh started two charities which help not only dispossessed children but children with seriously shattered lives. They are The Place to be and Kids Company. These talks, given at the Guild Spring Conference in May 2009, are about the start of…

  • The Death of Death: individuation in the Age of Spiritual Machines

    The Death of Death: individuation in the Age of Spiritual Machines

    Date: Thursday 3rd April 2008

    Speaker(s): John Pickering

    “By 2020 computers will equal the capacity of the human brain… ten years later computers will have the capacity of a thousand brains, they will learn on their own… claim to be conscious… By the end of the century there will no longer be any clear distinction between humans and…

  • “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose”

    “Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose”

    Date: Thursday 6th March 2008

    Speaker(s): Phillippa Campbell

    The talk explores the symbolism of the rose within our mythical consciousness. Its connection with Aphrodite and Eros is explored at length, as is its representing the Blood of Christ and the Holy Virgin. Its representation in literature is another major theme, including its use by Dante, Yeats and T…

  • Synchronicity and Awakening Consciousness

    Synchronicity and Awakening Consciousness

    Date: Thursday 7th February 2008

    Speaker(s): Roderick Main

    Jung's references to synchronicity present us with something of a puzzle. At times he is 'thunder struck' by a coincidence, at times strangely cynical. Yet even in his most cynical moments synchronicity mercurially and stealthily makes itself known (intentionally or unintentionally by Jung?) in his writing. The talk meticulously surveys…

  • “If you Gotta Ask…”

    “If you Gotta Ask…”

    Date: Saturday 12th January 2008

    Speaker(s): Andrew Taylor

    This is a lecture for people who like Jazz and for those interested in theology – and a must for anyone keen on both! Andrew speaks of the origin of jazz, its performers and its meaning. He also discusses theology, particularly processed theology, and how jazz can enable theological reflection.…

  • Teresa Of Avila And Depth Psychology

    Teresa Of Avila And Depth Psychology

    Date: Thursday 4th October 2007

    Author(s)/Speaker(s): Julienne McLean

    St Teresa of Avila, the 16th Century Spanish mystic, contemplative and writer has left us numerous books, regarded as some of the most sublime writing of Western Christianity. The core of this talk is an exploration of the similarities and analogies between Jungian Psychology and the Christian mystical tradition as…

  • C G Jung, S P Huntington and the Search for Civilisations

    C G Jung, S P Huntington and the Search for Civilisations

    Date: Monday 27th August 2007

    Speaker(s): Revd John P Dourley

  • The Hell Of Initiation

    The Hell Of Initiation

    Date: Friday 24th August 2007

    Author(s)/Speaker(s): David Tacey

    David Talks about Jung’s ambivalence about modernity. He takes a wide sweep of the influences which contribute to Jung’s ground-breaking concepts – especially that of the necessity of experiencing the dark forces of the psyche.