About the Presenters

Populism and the attack on knowledge elites

psychoanalytic and political science perspectives


MR PHIL STOKOE  is a Psychoanalyst, Fellow of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, Training Analyst with the British Psychotherapy Foundation and in private practice working with adults and couples, and an Organisational Consultant, providing consultation to a wide
range of organisations.

Phil worked as a Consultant Social Worker and Senior Lecturer in the Adult Department of the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust from 1994 to 2012 finishing as Clinical Director. He writes and teaches on a wide range of topics including psychoanalytic understanding of society and politics.  Phil is also a regular contributor on David Morgan’s Political Mind radio/podcast.

DR RICHARD CHAUVEL is an honorary fellow at the Asia Institute, the University of Melbourne.  Prior to joining the Asia Institute, he had taught at the Universities of Indonesia and Sydney as well as Victoria University.

Richard’s research has focused on political and social change in eastern Indonesia, particularly in Maluku and Papua, together with Australia-Indonesia relations. 

At the University of Indonesia, he taught Australian History and Politics, 1987-1992.
He is a graduate of the University of Sydney and the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. Richard also has an extensive list of publications:


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