PCCA Virtual Event in time of COVID-19 Living, Experiencing, Reflecting, in the Midst of an Unfolding Global Turmoil July, 10th ,17th ,24th 2020 Wherever we are in the world, we are all at various phases of the evolving COVID-19 crisis. The world as we knew it has been thrown into turmoil. In a very short [...]
“The Inability to Mourn” (A. and M. Mitscherlich).
Psychic coping with the situation in Germany after 1945.
Preamble The International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) has been working for several years toward establishing an Asian-Pacific region in addition to the existing psychoanalytic regions of Europe, North and South America, which is to support and develop scientific exchange between the psychoanalytic groups in this region. In order to promote contacts among psychoanalysts in this region, it [...]
Oren Kaplan is interviewing Gila Oren: The Duality of the experience of PCCA Dr. Gila Oren is a faculty member at the College of Management in Israel. She is an expert in Marketing and Advertising and held a series of senior roles in industry and academia, for example in Keshet Chunnle-2 TV, Gitam BBDO, and as [...]
THEN in NOW – NOW in THEN “Will History Repeat Itself? PCCA 2019” Conference reflections from a participant’s perspective The Spirit of the place: Mass graves, hundreds of names of the missing, relics of Jewish refugee camps, victims and perpetrators on all sides and a dividing zone between cultures till now – this is Cyprus, the [...]
2016 was a watershed year in which naked racism emerged from the shadows to take centre stage in public life in the West. That June, the campaign to take Britain out of the European Union succeeded, and some five months later Donald Trump won the US presidency. Both campaigns were fought on openly xenophobic platforms [...]
Nazareth, German and Israelis:The Past in the Present 33 members (19 Germans, 14 Israelis) Staff Eric Miller, Director, UK Kathy Pogue White, Associate Director, USA Hermann Beland, Germany Shmuel Erlich, Israel Mira Erlich-Ginor, Israel Karin Lueders, Germany Rafael Moses, Israel
a Cain- interpretation by Hermann Beland Rafael Moses belongs to the fathers of the Nazareth conferences. I will recall some memories which belong to the pioneering and mostly very courageous initiatives Rafael has organized confronting atrocities, helping both sides in the conflicts by letting meet both sides. I also want to remind us how he was [...]
The Process of Conference Design by Eric Miller It was in the spring of 1992 that I had the privilege of being invited to serve as director of the first German-Israeli conference. A small group of psychoanalysts from the two countries had for several years been working towards an encounter of this kind; now I was [...]
PCCA (2014) Veronika Grueneisen, Chair Louisa Bruner (MC) Mira Erlich-Ginor (MC) Karin Lueders (editor NL) Dorothee von Tippelskirch (Chair Elect) Hermann Beland Fakhry Davids Shmuel Erlich Jona Rosenfeld Advisory Board (2014) Olya Khaleelee Anton Obholzer Ed Shapiro Conferences I. The Past in the Present: Germans and Israelis, Nazareth 1994 II. The Past in the Present: Germans and Israelis, [...]
Reflecting on repetition - do we really move on? by Miri Tsadok (first published in Kav Ofek) The Primary Task of the conference is defined as providing opportunities for participants to explore the full range of feelings and fantasies about 'German-ness', 'Israeli-ness', 'Jewish-ness', 'Palestinian-ness' and 'Other-ness, how these influence relations within and between the different groups [...]