XIX INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF PSYCHOANALYSIS
MAY 12-15 2016 NEW YORK CITY
VIOLENCE, TERROR, AND TERRORISM TODAY:
DR. SALMAN AKHTAR
The International Federation of Psychoanalytic Societies holds a Forum every two years hosted by member societies, providing an opportunity for inspiring dialogue amongst an international community of psychoanalysts. The next Forum of The International Federation of Psychoanalytic Societies (IFPS) will be co-hosted by
The William Alanson White Society
The Postgraduate Psychoanalytic Society
VIOLENCE, TERROR, AND TERRORISM TODAY: PSYCHOANALYTIC PERSPECTIVES will explore global, domestic and individual terrorism and its reverberations in our internal and external worlds.
The XIX International Forum of Psychoanalysis welcomes all IFPS members to submit proposals for individual papers and/or a panel representing papers from your society that address the XIX Forum topic.
Proposals should be between 300-500 words. The abstract of your paper will be used in the book of abstracts of the XIX Forum. Individual papers will be 25 minutes. Panel presentations will consist of three papers 20 minutes each, with an overview of the panel and individual abstracts.
All Abstracts of Individual Papers are Due by December 15, 2015.
The Benedetti-Conci Award, for best paper by a candidate from an IFPS society will be given at the Closing of the XIX Forum. The award is $1000.
SOME SUGGESTED TOPICS FOR INDIVIDUAL PAPERS
The Mind of the Terrorist: The Psychology of Perpetrators
The Mind of the Terrorized: The Psychology of Survivors
Witnesses of Terror: Listening to the voices of the victims
The psychology of the Lone Terrorist: Lanza, Lubitz, Brievik, Loughner et al.
Children as victims and witnesses of terror: Developmental traumatic disorder
Memorials, the unforgotten, the art of remembering
Collective fear, recovery and reconciliation
Narratives and Resilience
Terrorism across cultures: parallels and differences
Terrorism and Privacy: clinical and cultural Perspectives
Transformations: Creative expressions of loss, despair, hopelessness and aggression
Identifying patterns of anger on the path to terrorism
The role of the media and technology in the proliferation of hatred, fear and terror
Clinicians experience of witnessing terror: the terror threat and its entry into the consulting room
Clinical case presentations
The torture of women and terrorism
Dehumanization and terrorism: The undermining of empathy
Breaking the terrorist Recruitment Cycle: Cults and the Lure of the ‘Benevolent Terrorist’
Please encourage your colleagues to attend our XIX IFPS Forum in New York City.
We look forward to our international colleagues participating along with our American colleagues.
The website for the XIX IFPS Forum is ifps-forum2016.com.
Hotel information and conference venue will be uploaded to our website in the next several weeks.
CO-CHAIRS: XIX INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF PSYCHOANALYSIS
Cleonie White, Ph.D. William Alanson White Society,USA
Valerie Tate Angel, LCSW, Postgraduate Psychoanalytic Society, USA
Susan Mellan, LCSW
Elaine Gould, Ph.D.
Helen Quinones, Ph.D.
Carola Mann, Ph.D.
Edith Gould, LCSW
Ona Lindquist, LCSW
Suzanne Little, Ph.D.
Jay Kwawer. Ph.D. Honorary Chair
CALL FOR PAPERS- XIX INTERNATIONAL FORUM OF PSYCHOANALYSIS
PLEASE TYPE OR PRINT AND IF THERE IS MORE THAN ONE PRESENTER ON A
PANEL YOUR SOCIETY HAS ORGANIZED, PLEASE PROVIDE SEPARATE FILLED OUT INFORMATION SHEET FOR EACH PRESENTER
NAME OF AUTHOR DEGREE
CITY STATE ZIP CODE
TITLE OF PRESENTATION
CURRICULUM VITAE -Two page maximum
A BRIEF BIO - One Paragraph
THREE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES - needed for registrants who apply for continuing education credit. These objectives describe, assess and analyze the learning objectives of your paper .For example your learning objectives need to be written as follows. Participants at this workshop will be able to assess ….All abstracts of papers need to submit learning objectives.