Dr Phil Leask


Dr Phil Leask is a writer and researcher, based at University College London. He writes on German history and literature, as well as on the meaning and significance of humiliation. He is the author of several published novels and short stories.

His publications include ‘Losing trust in the world: Humiliation and its consequences’ in Psychodynamic Practice, Volume 19, Issue 2, 2013; ‘The Writer in the Archives’ in The Psychodynamics of Writing (ed. Martin Weegmann; Routledge); and book chapters on humiliation and power.

He is currently writing a book for Berghahn Publishing on the everyday lives of a group of German women, derived from fifty years of letters.

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