Carlo Strenger is an existential psychoanalyst, philosopher and public intellectual. He teaches at the School of Psychological Sciences, Tel Aviv University, serves on the Terrorism Panel of the World Federation of Scientists, the scientific board of the Sigmund Freud Foundation in Vienna and the Seminar for Existential Psychoanalysis in Zurich in addition to maintaining a part-time Private Practice in Psychotherapy. In the last decade his research focuses on the impact of globalisation on meaning systems, personal and group identity. He has published numerous books and papers, among them, The Fear of Insignificance: Searching for Meaning in the 21st Century andIsrael: Einführung in ein schwieriges Land, As public intellectual he writes primarily about Israeli politics and the Middle Eastern conflict, regularly in Israel’s leading liberal Newspaper Ha’aretz and Neue Zürcher Zeitung,and occasionally in New York Times, Guardian, Foreign Policy and other venues.

This talk was given on February 24, 2014 at the Munk School of Global Affairs. This video is only available on browsers that support Adobe Flash. We apologize for any inconvenience.