PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
“THE PSYCHOANALYTIC CORE: ENCOUNTERING AND SPEAKING TO THE UNCONSCIOUS”
London IJP Centenary Conference 20-21 July 2019
Confirmed Sessions & Speakers
Chaired by Ron Britton
The unconsciousness of mental life: Where do we locate the unconscious, where and how do we find it in the session, how do we speak to it, what are the necessary conditions of the setting.
Speakers: Patrick Miller, Dana Birksted-Breen
Chaired by Jorge Canestri
Psychical reality and trauma: What do we mean by trauma, how do we understand it, how do we understand the connection between psychical reality and trauma. Does the notion of trauma change technique?
Speakers: Ignes Sodre, Gerhard Schneider
Chaired by Peter Fonagy
The psychical significance of sexuality: What place do we give to ‘the drives’ and in particular the sexual drive. Where is it in the session, what role has it?
Speakers: Rosine Perelberg, Dominique Scarfone
Chaired by Rudi Vermote
Repetition and the death drive: Repetition and the possibility of change.
Speakers: Catherine Chabert, Michael Šebek
Chaired by Antonino Ferro
The Body and its mysteries: How do we think of the relationship psyche-soma.
Speakers: Catalina Bronstein, Riccardo Lombardi
Chaired by Dana Birksted-Breen
The Psychoanalytic Core: Overview and Reflections
Speaker: David Tuckett Comments from the Associate Editors: Lucy LaFarge, Jorge Canestri, Francis Grier, Beatriz de León de Bernardi, Georg Bruns. In discussion with the audience.
The London Celebration will also include an extra film event ‘Film in Focus: Psychoanalysis and Contemporary Cinema’ and a special IJP exhibition at the Freud Museum London ‘The Enigma of the Hour, 100 Years of Psychoanalytic Thought’. On Saturday 21st a Gala Celebration Dinner Dance takes place.