Conference – The Intersection of Psychology and History: Psychohistory In The Age Of Trump (31/05/17 to 2/06/17, New York University)

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The 40th Annual Conference of the International Psychohistorical Association about The Intersection of Psychology and History: Psychohistory In The Age Of Trump, might be of interest to H-Madness readers might be of interest to H-Madness readers. The conference wil be held from 31/05/17 to 2/06/17 at the New York University’s Kimmel Center. The extensive programma of the conference can be found here.

The primary theme will be The Intersection of Psychology and History with an emphasis on The Age of Trump. There will be 15 presentations concerning the President or related topics. These include Trump and Foreign Policy by historian Peter Kuznick, co-author of The Untold History of the United States, written with director Oliver Stone, and Gaslighting from the Personal to the Political, by Yale’s Robin Stern and psychoanalyst Judith Logue. Dr. Stern is author of The Gaslighting Effect.  Narcissism in the Age of Trump will be presented by Elizabeth Lunbeck, author of The Americanization of Narcissism.

Keynote speaker Dr. Janice Gump will address: We Can’t Know the Present, Absent History of the Past: The Transmission of Slavery’s Traumas.  Other presentations addressing race relations in the U.S. include The Name of the Game is Shame Part II: From Slavery to Obama, and Now Trump by Gilda Graff and Keisha Thompson on Stony the Road We Trod….Clinicians and Clients of Color Addressing and Coping With Racial Microaggressions and Racial Battle Fatigue.

Topics related to psychology include Rachel Yehuda of Mount Sinai Medical Center speaking on trauma, a panel on psychoanalyst Arnold Richards second volume of selected papers, the legacy of Christopher Lasch’s The Culture of Narcissism, Howard F Stein on Organizational Poetry as a Portal to Understanding Organizations, Society, and History, Susan Kavaler-Adler on the impact of Winnicott’s mother. Dr. Kavaler-Adler is the founder and Director of the Object Relations Institute.  There will be a number of psychology related papers by members of that group.

Featured Speakers and presentations:

The Gaslighter and Chief (Robin Stern, PhD, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence & Columbia University & Judith Logue, PhD, APsaA)
Trump and Foreign Policy (Peter Kuznick, PhD, American University)

The Legacy of Christopher Lasch’s The Culture of Narcissism (Elizabeth Lunbeck, PhD, Harvard University; Dagmar Herzog, PhD, The Graduate Center, CUNY; Natasha Zaretsky, PhD, Southern Illinois University)

The Politics of Exclusion: Discussion of Dr. Richard’s Selected Papers, Vol. 2 (Arnold Richards, MD, New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; Arthur Lynch, DSW, Columbia University; Burton N. Seitler, PhD, JASPER)

Trauma and Its Treatment (Rachel Yehuda, PhD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine)

Organization Poetry as a Portal to Understanding, Organizations, Society and History (Howard F. Stein, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Oklahoma)

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