PROFESSOR SONU SHAMDASANI
General Editor and Co-founder
Sonu is Professor in Jung History in the School of European Languages, Culture and Society (German) at University College London, andVice-Dean (International) of the Arts and Humanities Faculty. He is the co-director of the UCL Health Humanities Centre. He is a historian of psychology and psychiatry, and his research follows two intersecting lines: reconstructing the formation of modern psychological disciplines and therapeutics from the mid-nineteenth century onwards, and reconstructing the formation of the work of Jung, based on primary archival materials.
He is the author of Cult Fictions: C. G. Jung and the Founding of Analytical Psychology (Routledge, 1998), Jung and the Making of Modern Psychology: The Dream of a Science (Cambridge University Press, 2003), Jung Stripped Bare by his Biographers, Even (Karnac, 2005), C.G. Jung: A Biography in Books (W. W. Norton, 2012), (with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen) The Freud Files: An Inquiry into the History of Psychoanaysis (Cambridge University Press, 2012), and (with James Hillman), The Lament of the Dead: Psychology After Jung’s Red Book (W. W. Norton, 2013). He is the editor and co-translator of C. G. Jung’s The Red Book: Liber Novus (Norton, 2009), and the editor of C. G. Jung’s, The Psychology of Kundalini Yoga, (Bollingen Series, Princeton University Press, 1996), Michael Fordham, Analyst-Patient Interaction: Collected Papers on Technique (Routledge, 1996), Théodore Flournoy, From India to the Planet Mars: A Case of Multiple Personality with Imaginary Languages (Princeton University Press, 1994), and (with Michael Munchow), Speculations after Freud: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Culture (Routledge, 1994).
ERNST FALZEDER, Ph.D.
Senior Editor and Translator
Ernst is a Senior Research Scholar at University College London. He has also been a research scholar at many prestigious institutions, including the University of Geneva, the Fondation Louis Jeantet (Geneva), the Woodrow Wilson Center (Washington, D.C.), Cornell University Medical School (New York) and Harvard University (Cambridge). He is the author of over 200 publications on the theory, technique and history of psychoanalysis and analytical psychology. He is the main editor of the complete correspondence between Sigmund Freud and Sándor Ferenczi (Harvard University Press), editor of the Sigmund Freud/Karl Abraham correspondence (Karnac), and author, among others, of Psychoanalytic Filiations: Mapping the Psychoanalytic Movement (Karnac; forthcoming).
For the Philemon Foundation, he translated into English Jung’s seminars on Children’s Dreams (Princeton University Press) and on Dream Interpretation, Ancient & Modern, and he edited as well as translated (with John Beebe) Jung’s correspondence with Hans Schmid on the question of psychological types (Philemon Series, Princeton University Press) and Jung’s German Seminar of 1931 (Philemon Series, forthcoming). Presently, he is working, together with Martin Liebscher, on an eight-volume edition of Jung’s hitherto unpublished lectures at the ETH Zürich.
SUZANNE GIESER, Ph.D.
Suzanne is a licensed relational psychotherapist and certified Imago therapist with a private practice in Stockholm, Sweden. She is also a historian of science and ideas with research that focuses on the history of depth psychology as well as the history of modern physics. Her book, The Innermost Kernel: Depth Psychology and Quantum Physics. Wolfgang Pauli’s Dialogue with C.G. Jung was published in English in 2005. She was a senior lecturer and associate professor for ten years at The Institute of Analytical Psychology (IAP), a private institute of Jungian scholarly studies in Stockholm and has authored several articles and prefaces related to C. G. Jung and Wolfgang Pauli in Swedish and English, including the article on Jung in the Swedish National Encyclopedia. She is a member of the board at the Swedish C. G. Jung Foundation and is co-founder of the Swedish Association of Imago Therapy. She is the editor of Jung’s 1937 and 1938 seminars in Bailey Island and New York (Philemon Series, forthcoming).
MARIANNE JEHLE-WILDBERGER, Ph.D.
Marianne is a historian who has specialised in the history of the Church and women’s history. She was Professor of History and German from 1970 to 2001 at the Junior and Teachers’ Training College in Sargans (Switzerland). She was a board member of the Reformed Women’s League of Switzerland and served in senior management positions in other Protestant women’s organizations. In 1993 she was Visiting Scholar at Harvard Divinity School. Among other works, she is the author of a definitive biography of Adolf Keller: Adolf Keller 1872-1963: Pionier der ökumenischen Bewegung (Zürich, Theologischer Verlag, 2008). A revised version of this book is available in English: Adolf Keller: Ecumenist, World Citizen, Philanthropist (Eugene, Oregon, Wipf & Stock, and Cambridge, United Kingdom, Lutterworth Press, 2013). She is the editor of the Philemon book in German, C. G. Jung und Adolf Keller: Über Theologie und Psychologie. Briefe und Gespräche (Zürich, Theologischer Verlag, 2014). The English version of this book on the Jung-Keller Correspondence (Philemon Series) is forthcoming.
MARTIN LIEBSCHER, Ph.D.
Editor and Translator
Martin Liebscher is Research Fellow at the German Department and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines at University College London. His research interests lie in nineteenth- and twentieth-century German philosophy, especially Friedrich Nietzsche and Arthur Schopenhauer, in the conceptual history of the unconscious, and in the historical and philosophical foundations of Jungian psychology. He previously co-founded and directed the Ingeborg Bachmann Centre for Austrian Literature at the Institute of Modern Language Research (University of London), of which he is also an affiliated fellow. His publications include Thinking the Unconscious: Nineteenth Century German Thought [with A. Nicholls] (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Libido und Wille zur Macht: C.G. Jungs Auseinandersetzung mit Nietzsche (Schwabe, 2011). He is the editor of Analytical Psychology in Exile: The Correspondence between C.G. Jung & Erich Neumann (Philemon Series, Princeton University Press, 2015). His current work for the Philemon Foundation consists of the publication of Jung’s lectures at the Polytechnicum Zurich (Philemon Series, forthcoming), especially Volume 6 on the Psychology of Yoga and Eastern Meditation (1938/39) and Volume 7 on the Exercitia Spiritualia of Ignatius of Loyola (1939/40). He collaborates on the translation of the Black Books (Philemon Series, forthcoming).
Heather is a registered Jungian Analytical Psychotherapist with a private practice in Birmingham, UK. She is a member of the Jungian Training Committee of the West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy, where she is a regular teacher and lecturer. She is the translator of Analytical Psychology in Exile: The Correspondence between C. G. Jung and Erich Neumann, (Philemon Series, Princeton University Press, 2015), and is currently working on the correspondence of C. G. Jung with Adolf Keller, theologian. Her current doctoral research explores the life and contribution to analytical psychology of Jolande Jacobi.
JOHN PECK, Ph.D.
Editor and Translator
John was born in Pittsburgh and educated at Allegheny College and Stanford University. He is a poet, former associate professor of English at Mount Holyoke, and a Zürich-trained analyst in private practice in New England since 1993. He is a co-translator of Jung’s The Red Book: Liber Novus, and his collaborations with Mark Kyburz as translator date from the mid-1990s. He is the final editor of Jung’s seminar on Dream Interpretation Ancient and Modern: 1936-1941 (Philemon Series). His Collected Shorter Poems 1966-1996 is available from Northwestern University Press, and his most recent books are Contradance (University of Chicago Press) and I Came, I Saw: Eight Poems (Shearsman Books, U.K).
GIOVANNI SORGE, Ph.D.
Giovanni studied in Venice and Berlin and graduated in the Department of History of Religions of the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy with a dissertation on Ernst Bernhard, the pioneer of analytical psychology in Italy. After editing and translating the correspondence between C. G. Jung and Bernhard into Italian, he worked as the assistant to the Director of the Italian Institute of Culture in Switzerland. He has devoted his time to archival research in Switzerland and in Germany. Since 2004 he has been researching analytical psychology with the particular focus on the theme of Jung and the 1930s in the Department of History at the University of Zürich. He is the editor of Jung’s 1933 Berlin seminar (Philemon Series, forthcoming), and Jung’s correspondences with the Indologists Wilhelm Hauer, Heinrich Zimmer and Mircea Eliade (Philemon Series, forthcoming). He is currently working on a project with regard to the C.A. Meier and C. G. Jung Archives at the ETH.
CRAIG E. STEPHENSON, Ph.D.
Craig is a Jungian analyst in private practice. His books include Possession: Jung’s Comparative Anatomy of the Psyche (Routledge, 2009) and Anteros: A Forgotten Myth (Routledge, 2011). He translated from the French Luigi Aurigemma’s book, Jungian Perspectives (University of Scranton Press, 2007) and edited a collection of essays on psychodrama grounded in analytical psychology, entitled Jung and Moreno: Essays on the Theatre of Human Nature (Routledge, 2013). He edited Jung’s 1945 lecture on Gérard de Nerval’s Aurélia (Philemon Series, forthcoming, October 2015).
TONY WOOLFSON, Ph.D.
Tony was a university teacher of arts and humanities until he decided to accompany his partner, Judith Harris, to Zürich where she trained at the C. G. Jung Institute. While in Zürich, Tony undertook intensive study of depth psychology and religion both independently and through attending classes at the Institute. He taught at the Zürich Institute and continues to study, write, and teach in the area of psychology and religion. He collaborated with Ernst Falzeder in the translation of Jung’s seminar on Children’s Dreams (Philemon Series), the Jung-Schmid correspondence (Philemon Series), and Jung’s German 1931 seminar (Philemon Series, forthcoming).