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Dr Marta Bolognani

Dr Marta Bolognani

Lecturer (DPPClinPrac)

 

Overview

Marta trained as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist in Bristol and is a member of the Severnside Institute of Psychotherapy where she is on the training committee.  Before training as a therapist, she was a Social Anthropologist and taught and researched both in the UK and in Pakistan. She has published numerous articles in peer review journals and has also authored, contributed to or edited a number of books. At Exeter she teaches on the DPPClinPrac and the DClinPrac(res) and is the International Students' Tutor. Her main research interests are intercultural psychotherapy, psychoanalysis and race, the psychoanalytic field theory (Baranger and Ferro) and psychosocial studies methodology.

Career

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

Psychotherapy

2016-ongoing Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist in private practice

Sept 2016-2020 Psychotherapist (part-time) | The Harbour, Bristol

June 2015-April 2016 Psychotherapist on the pilot intervention by The Tavistock Relationships ‘Living Together with Dementia’ (part-time) | The Harbour, Bristol

June 2017-Sept 2017 Psychotherapist (part-time) | The Bridge Foundation, Bristol

 

Teaching

    Nov 2008 – Dec 2009| Senior Lecturer | UWIC, now Cardiff Metropolitan University

Head of Sociology, Criminology and Popular Culture

    Nov 2006 – Nov 2008| Assistant Professor | Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan

Module leader of undergraduate Social Sciences courses

    Jan 2006 – June 2006| Lecturer | School of Lifelong Education, Bradford University

Module leader of one undergraduate Social Sciences course

    Oct 2004 – June 2006| Postgraduate Teaching Assistant | School of Sociology and Social Policy, Leeds University

Undergraduate Sociology courses and Postgraduate Qualitative Methods courses

Research

September 2013 – April 2017 | Research Associate | Bristol University

              Marriage Migration and Integration, ESRC funded. Principal Investigator, Katharine Charsley

 

April 2012 – May 2013 | Research Associate | Sussex University

PREMIG (Possibilities and Realities of Return Migration), funded by the Research Council Norway in collaboration with Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) - http://www.prio.no/Research-and-Publications/PREMIG. Principal investigator Jorgen Carling.

   

August 2011 – March 2011 | Research Associate | Bristol University

PREMIG (Possibilities and Realities of Return Migration), funded by the Research Council Norway in collaboration with Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) - http://www.prio.no/Research-and-Publications/PREMIG. Principal investigator Jorgen Carling. Supervision of one Research Assistant.

             

    Jan 2010 – July 2011 | Research Assistant | Bristol University

EURISLAM, a European Commission-funded Research program within the EU Seventh Framework                            http://www.eurislam.eu

 

 

     Nov 2005 Research Assistant | Leeds University

“‘Becoming an ex’: leaving Prostitution” (British Academy). Qualitative data analysis. Principal investigator Dr Teela Sanders

 

     July 2005 Research Assistant | Leeds University

‘Good Practice for Providing Reasonable Access to the Physical Built Environment for Disabled People’ (FP6 Program). Principal investigator Dr Simon Prideaux  

 

Research

Research interests

Currently my research interests are: psychoanalysis and migration/diaspora; improving access to psychoanalytic practice; intercultural psychoanalysis; psychoanalysis and social movements; psychoanalysis and the arts; psychoanalysis, illness and death.  

Supervision / Group

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