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18 October 2013 - 20 October 2013


A studio conference inspired by Sandor Ferenczi's Clinical Diary

organised by The Freud Museum and IMAGO International

LONDON 18/19/20 October 2013

A major international conference on the Clinical Diary and other work of Sándor Ferenczi, addressing themes of ‘freedom’ and ‘sincerity’, ‘trauma’, ‘borderline states’, ‘mutuality’, ‘self-analysis’ and the ethics of psychoanalysis. The conference celebrates the centenary of the British and Hungarian Psychoanalytic Societies, both founded in 1913, and the recent donation of the Ferenczi archive to the Freud Museum.

Please CLICK HERE to visit the website for this conference
Please CLICK HERE to download a full conference Programme
Please CLICK HERE for map and restaurant list (Please note that lunch is provided for delegates on Saturday and Sunday)

Proceeds from the conference will go to support the active development of the Ferenczi archive and other work of the Freud Museum.


Friday 18 October, 6pm-8.30pm

Opening Session: Analysts, Scholars, Detectives and Patients: Who is who in the Clinical Diary?
with welcome drinks at the Anna Freud Centre.
With: Christopher Fortune, William Brennan, and Emanuel Berman
Facilitator: Tom Keve

Saturday 19 October 2013, 9.30am-8.30pm

Session 1: Sincerity, Honesty and Freedom
With: André Haynal, Ken Robinson, Gábor Szőnyi
Facilitator: Judit Szekacs

Session 2: Experiencing, Re-Experiencing, Symbolization and New Beginnings
With: Endre Koritar, Etty Cohen, Franco Borgogno
Facilitator: Joan Raphael-Leff

Session 3: From Babies to Maturity
With: Shaul Bar-Haim, Antal Bókay, Julianna Vamos, Kathleen Kelley-Lainé
Facilitator: Gianna Williams

Evening Session: Kino-analytical Panel
Two films by Em Cooper, Confusion of Tongues and The Nest, introduced and discussed by Kata Lénárd and Petra Kovács, with Em Cooper
Facilitator: Kanaan Navaratnam

Reception at Freud Museum 6.45 – 8.30pm
Including book launch, Sandor Ferenczi-Ernest Jones Letters 1911-1933, edited by Ferenc Erős, Judit Szekacs-Weisz, and Ken Robinson. Celebrating the double centenary of the foundation of both the British and Hungarian Psychoanalytical Societies.

Sunday 20 October 2013, 9.30am-5.00pm

Session 1: Therapeutic Ethics and Analytic Concepts
With: Julia Borossa and and Hayuta Gurevich
Facilitator: Antal Bókay

Session 2 – Ferenczi’s “Others” - Jung, Klein, Lacan
With: Tom Keve, Isabel Halton, Yves Lugrin
Facilitator: Giselle Galdi

Session 3 – Freedom, authority and the social unconsious
With: Ferenc Erős, Jonathan Sklar
Facilitator: Lene Auerstad

Plenary Session: Internal and External Reality: The Ferenczi Project
With: various Speakers
Facilitator: TBC


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