Psychoanalysts and their national identity
May. 24 – 26, 2024
On the occasion of the discussion on the meaning of national identities, which is currently being raised in connection with the war of aggression of the Russian Federation on Ukraine, the German-Eastern European Working Group of the DPV invites to a conference on the topic: Psychoanalysts and their National Identity. The inclusion of historical backgrounds is important to us.
The Program Overview
Friday evening, May 24: Film screening followed by a discussion
Saturday, May 25: Two key lectures followed by a discussion
Tanja Penter (Historian, Professor of Eastern European History at the University of Heidelberg) with the title: Historical Controversies and Memory Conflicts: Central Points of National Identity in Ukraine and Russia.
Ludger M. Hermanns (Psychoanalyst in Berlin and Honorary Archivist of the DPV) with the title: The Project of a so-called German psychoanalysis: The Failure of a Nationalistic Version of Psychoanalysis in Nazi Germany.
Sunday morning, May 26: Clinical Work with Case Presentation by Svetlana Abramova (Psychoanalyst IPA, Slovakia).
Conference language: English
Venue: House of the European Psychoanalytical Federation (EPF) in Brussels
We look forward to your participation.
Working group: Ilia Borovikov, Christa Hack, Andrea Schlanstein