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Ferenczi Center Presents: The Emigré Analysts and American Psychoanalysis: History and Contemporary Relevance

Ferenczi Center Presents: The Emigré Analysts and American Psychoanalysis: History and Contemporary Relevance

Room UL104, University Center
General Public 

This Two-Day Conference honoring the New School Centennial is organized to examine the context AND the contemporary relevance of the forced emigration of European Jewish psychoanalysts in the deepening crisis in Europe in the 1930s, the rise of Fascism, the subsequent war, and the Holocaust. 

Saturday's event will feature three panels.

1. The Political and Historical Background to this work of the ECRI in Europe and in the United States. Life and practice under conditions of immigration for Analysts and families arriving from Europe

Panelists: Nellie Thompson, Ellen Schrecker, Judit Meszaros
Moderator: Adrienne Harris
 
2. The importing and transforming of Theory and Practice. What changed inside Psychoanalysis – its institutions, its theories, and its practices?

Panelists: Pamela Cooper-White, Emily Kuriloff, Eli Zaretsky
 
3. Contemporary political and social crises, and exile and emigration in the present.
Panelists: Adam Brown, Irene Cairo, Rogelio Sosnik

Moderator: Aleksandra Wagner  

 

This event is sponsored by The Sandor Ferenczi Center at The New School for Social Research.



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