The 26th Nordic Psychoanalytic Congress | Den 26. Nordiska Psykoanalytiska Kongressen I 26. Pohjoismainen Psykoanalyyttinen kongressi


THURSDAY, 9 August

13.00 – 17.00 Pre-congress
19.00- Meeting of the candidates
Venue: Original Sokos Hotel Hamburger Börs /  Oscar pub & grill, address: Kauppiaskatu 6, Fee 25 eur inc. light dinner
(registration through the congress registration form)

FRIDAY, 10 August

09.00 – 9.15 Opening of the Congress
Anneli Larmo and Jussi Kotkavirta
9.15 – 10.45 Plenum
Bent Rosenbaum, Denmark
Presence and Absence – Some semiotic pre-conditions for the psychoanalytic work
10.45 – 11.15 Coffee/kaffe
11.15 – 12.30 Papers in parallel groups/föredrag i parallella grupper

a. Fredrika Stjärne, New York: A perpetual state of almost
b. Levas Kovarskis, Finland: In the absence of episteme
c. Charlotta Björklind, Sweden: Presence and absence in a digital age – Are we in the midst of a fundamental shift?
d. Kaija Eerola, Finland: Oedipus in Turku

12.30 – 14.15 Lunch
Lunch meeting of the presidents of the Nordic Societies
14.15 – 15.30 Plenum
Kari Höydal, Norway
Presence of mind – Absence of theory
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee/kaffe
16.00 -17.15 Papers in parallel groups/ föredrag i parallella grupper
a. Thomas Jung, Austria: When There Is No Name
b. Sverre Varvin, Norway: The Absence
c. Katrine Zeuthen, Denmark: The structure of sexual abuse and sexual trauma: What is present and what is absent?
d. Anna Lilja, Finland: The aim and purpose of psychoanalysis – What is absent in our professional self-understanding?
17.30 – 18.15 Discussion on the Eitingon training model/s and frequency
19.00 – 20.30 Reception offered by the city of Turku in the City Hall, Aurakatu 2 
Mottagning ordnad av Åbo stad  på Stadshuset, Auragatan 2


SATURDAY, 11 August

09.00 – 10.30 Plenum
Elisabeth Haapatalo, Finland
Om objektets närvaro i överjagets utveckling- tankar födda ur psykoanalytiskt arbete med barn och vuxna
10.30 – 11.00 Coffee/kaffe
11.00 – 12.15 Papers in parallel groups/ föredrag i parallella grupper
a. Siri Gullestad, Norway: Drive and relation: On Freud’s theory of sexuality today
b. Lennart Ramberg, Sweden: On a late incoming
c. Susanne Lunn, Denmark: The presence of the absence in Kjell Westö’s novel: “Hägring 1938”
d. Anneli Larmo, Finland: Creating an internal presence of the absent father
12.15 – 14.15 Lunch
14.15 – 15.30 Papers in parallel groups/ föredrag i parallella grupper
a. Judy Gammelgaard, Denmark: The lost object and the act of creation
b. Jussi Kotkavirta, Finland: Conscious presence: On psychoanalysis and mindfulness
c. Andrzej Werbart, Sweden with Diane Bimont, Sweden:“I’ve got you under my skin”: Relational therapists’ experiences of patients who occupy their inner world
15.30 – 16.00 Coffee/kaffe
16.00 – 17.15 Papers in parallel groups/ föredrag i parallella grupper
a. Sverre Varvin, Norway, Yan Yunping, China: China-Scandinavia co-operation on the development of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy: How to develop presence in absence
b. The film Mitt Själö, introduction by Anne-Marie Heselius, Finland
18.30 – Visit to Sibelius museum & Congress dinner at Hus Lindman/ Kongress middag på Hus Lindman

SUNDAY, 12 August

10.00 – 11.30 Plenum
Arne Jemstedt, Sweden
On presence in the psychoanalytic relation
11.30 – 12.30 Coffee and sandwich/ kaffe och smörgåsar
12.30 – 13.30 Concluding discussion and farewell
Slutdiskussion och farväl

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