Professor Sonu Shamdasani introduces the creation and significance of Carl Jung’s Red Book. On view to the public for the first time, the book is the center piece of the exhibition The Red Book of C. G. Jung: Creation of a New Cosmology at The Rubin Museum of Art through January 25, 2010.
Professor Sonu Shamdasani (UCL School of European Languages, Culture & Society, German)
Sonu Shamdasani is Philemon Professor of Jung History and directs the UCL Centre for the History of Psychological Disciplines. In 2009-10, he was the acting director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL. Recent publications include (ed. and tr.), C. G. Jung, The Red Book: Liber Novus (2009), C. G. Jung: A Biography in Books (2012) and (with Mikkel Borch-Jacobsen), The Freud Files: An Inquiry into the History of Psychoanalysis (2012).