Professor Sonu Shamdasani

Sonu Shamdasani was appointed Patron to G.A.P. in April 2011.  He is the Philemon Professor of Jung, The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at University College London.  In 2009 he edited and co-translated the Red Book, written by CG Jung between 1914 and 1930 and which was prepared for publication by the Philemon Foundation which he co-founded with Stephen Martin.

Sonu Shamdasani was born in Singapore but grew up in England.  He gained his BA from Bristol University in 1984 which was followed in 1994 by an MSc in History of Science and Medicine from UCL/Imperial College.  In 1996 he gained his Ph.D in History of Medicine from the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine/UCL.

He has published a number of books including Jung Stripped Bare: by his Biographers, Even; Jung and the Making of Modern Psychology: The Dream of a Science; and Cult Fictions: C. G. Jung and the Founding of Analytical Psychology.