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The Question of Psychoanalytic Technique with Alain Vanier at Après-Coup

Posted April 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Friday, May 2, 2014, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

THE QUESTION OF PSYCHOANALYTIC TECHNIQUE, Foundations of Psychoanalysis with ALAIN VANIER

Given Freud’s insistence on psychoanalytic technique, how are we to understand Lacan’s rejection of that term, and the various alternatives he suggests for it: ethics, savoir-faire, etc.? Read the rest of this post »

SAVOIR-FAIRE AND TECHNIQUE IN PSYCHOANALYSIS WITH CHILDREN WITH CATHERINE MATHELIN VANIER at Après-Coup

Posted April 25th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Après-Coup PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION
Saturday, May 3, 2014
10:30am – 2:00pm

SAVOIR-FAIRE AND TECHNIQUE IN PSYCHOANALYSIS WITH CHILDREN, Workshop on Child Analysis
CATHERINE MATHELIN VANIER

If, as Maud Mannoni said, “psychoanalysis with children is  psychoanalysis,” it nonetheless calls for distinct tools: toys and drawings, no couch, and parents at least partially present in sessions. Given this different savoir-faire, should Lacanian child analysts still speak of “technique,” though Lacan abandoned the term? Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: David Hume

Posted April 24th, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  David Hume on Wikipedia.

Click Here To Read:  David Hume on The Stanford  Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Click Here to Read:  David Hume Philosophy / Metaphysics of David Hume (1711 – 76)  Explaining philosopher David Hume’s Problem of Causation,Necessary Connection and Skepticism with the Wave Structure of Matter (WSM) by Geoff Haselhurst on the Space and Motion.com website.  Read the rest of this post »

Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014 at YIVO

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

What Now?
Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014
THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 | 7pm

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Join Josef Zissels, leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community, and scholar David Fishman, to discuss Ukraine’s new political reality, the recent incident in Donetsk, and what Jews and minorities can expect in the new Ukraine. Read more…

Read YIVO’s interview with David Fishman about Josef Zissels and events in Ukraine. Read the rest of this post »

Lying to Your Kids

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read:   Lying to Your Kids by Kerry L. Malawista, MSW, Ph.D. on the Huffington Post website on April 23, 2014.

The International Psychohistorical Association

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The International Psychohistorical Association website.

America’s Recidivism Nightmare

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  America’s Recidivism Nightmare: A new government study shows a disturbing trend for the prison population by Caitlin Dickson on the Daily Beast website on April 22, 2014.

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Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in Emotion

Posted April 23rd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read:  Neuroscientists discover brain circuits involved in  Emotion on the MedicalPress.com website on April 22, 2014.

Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News, Science News

EarthdayGarbageClick Here to Read:  Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event by John Roach in National Geographic on April 21, 2014.

Aflac employees pick through garbage bags in search of recyclable plastic, aluminum, and cardboard for Earth Day 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY AFLAC VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

“Your Inner Fish” … An engaging look at our vertebrate ancestry

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Science News

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Click Here to Read:   “Your Inner Fish” … An engaging look at our vertebrate ancestry By Walter Gilberti on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22, 2014.

Peter Holland, left, and Neil Shubin hunt off the Florida coast for amphioxus, a wormlike creature used to study the origins of basic human features. [PBS Television]

French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine” By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22,  2014.

Listening to the Unconscious: Analysts at Work Open House at AIP

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE FOR PSYCHOANALYSISA OF THE KAREN HORNEY PSYCHOANALYTIC CENTER
329 East 62nd Street — New York, NY 10065
(212) 838-8044 — aipkh@aol.com
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We invite you to meet our Faculty and Students at our
OPEN HOUSE
Listening to the Unconscious: Analysts at Work
Saturday, May 3, 2014 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

How can we discern a patient’s unconscious conflicts?
What are the different ways we can listen to the material in a session?

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Brain Control in a Flash of Light

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

BrainControlMouseClick Here to Read:  Brain Control in a Flash of Light By James  Gorman in The New York Times on April 21, 2014.

A fiber optic system developed by Karl Deisseroth that can trigger activity within the brain of a free-moving mouse. INBAL GOSHEN AND KARL DEISSEROTH

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 BOSTON CONGRESS

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Papers

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 2015 BOSTON CONGRESS

49th IPA CONGRESS: 23rd IPSO CONFERENCE
22-25 July 2015, Boston Seaport & World Trade Center, MA, USA
Changing World: the shape and use of psychoanalytic tools today

Dear colleagues,
We are happy to announce that proposals for the following activitIes are now invited for the 2015 Boston Congress:
• Individual Papers
• Panel Presentations
• Small Discussion Groups Read the rest of this post »

Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Music

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Click Here to View:  Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957 on YouTube.

Healing after Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence with Phyllis Cohen, K. Mark Sossin and Richard Ruth at Pace University

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements, Books

PACE UNIVERSITY    DYSON COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Psychology invites you to a:   Conversation Pertaining to Therapeutic Implications  of Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence

 Come welcome the book and honor the contributors to Healing after Parent Loss in Childhood and Adolescence: Therapeutic Interventions and Theoretical Considerations Edited by Phyllis Cohen, K. Mark Sossin and Richard Ruth

When:  Sunday, May 4th, 2014. 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: Pace University
Bianco Room, 3 Spruce Street, New York City Read the rest of this post »

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Cancer Patients with Norman Straker at NYPSI

Posted April 22nd, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
Extension Program
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY 10028
212-879-6900
www.psychoanalysis.org
www.nypsi.org

PSYCHOANALYTIC PSYCHOTHERAPY of CANCER PATIENTS
Norman Straker, M.D., Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:40 pm Read the rest of this post »

The “mighty woman”, G. Mahler, Freud & Downton Abbey from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Posted April 21st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear colleagues,

On the eve of the Boston Marathon, apart from the “Boston Strong” slogan, the only other current result is a 3 day traffic jam and getting to Boston is an impossibility. Also, we wonder re Jews in Ukraine but can’t do much about it, etc.. So.. . you will have time tomorrow to read the wonderful posts on our website, while the runners get to the finish line, hopefully all triumphant and the situation in Ukraine will be left murky.  Levity aside, this spring is seething with international political activity, as is our own Read the rest of this post »

History repeats itself, Autism, lying and character from Sasha Rolde on IP.net

Posted April 21st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

Dear Colleagues.

Holidays and school vacation weeks give one the opportunity to read and lift one’s head to see what is going on in the world.

Having just read a gripping novel about Central Europe between 1938 and 1945 I am adding it to my report this week as it is the eve of the Holocaust Remembrance day. The book is “The Invisible Bridge” by Julie Orringer. Well worth reading. Read the rest of this post »

Rudolf Ekstein’s Concerning the Life Cycle of Transitional Objects

Posted April 21st, 2014 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Concerning the Life Cycle of Transitional Objects

by Rudolf Ekstein.  

TRANSITIONS AND GENERATIVITY:  EKSTEIN ON ERIKSON AND WINNICOTT  By  David  James Fisher, Ph.D.

Occasionally, an essay appears that is designed to enchant, to strike an emotional chord, to stimulate thinking, to make surprising linkages, while simultaneously serving as an exercise in self-analysis.  This late essay by Rudolf Ekstein (1912-2005) does all this and more.  As the title suggests,

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