4th International Academic Conference : Program

Braga, Portugal
Program of the
Fourth International Academic Conference
of Analytical Psychology & Jungian Studies






Information regarding registration, accommodations, and travel can be found on the IAJS and IAAP websites.

Wednesday - July 18th

h. 18:30 – 18:45 Opening greetings and announcements.
h. 18.45 – 20.15 Opening Plenary session:
A Tribute to James Hillman: Multicultural Reflections on His Work.
Axel Capriles, Elizabeth Nelson, Marcus Quintaes, Marta Tibaldi.
Moderator: Joe Cambray.

Thursday – July 19th

h. 9.00 – 10.30 Plenary session:
Liliana Liviano Wahba : Views of Graffiti and the trauma of megalopolis
Denise Gimenez Ramos and Reinalda Melo da Matta : Sandplay. A method for data analysis.
Moderator: Luis Saraiva.

h. 10:30-10:55 Break

h. 11.00 – 12.30 Plenary session:
Toshio Kawai : Big story and small stories in the psychological relief work after the earthquake disaster: life and death.
Yasuhiro Tanaka : “Tales of Tale” in The Legends of Tono: “Eruption” and “Gradation” of the Consciousness.
Moderator: Don Fredericksen

h. 12:30-13:55 Lunch break

h. 14.00 – 15.30 Parallel Panel sessions:

1. Social dimensions of Analytical Psychology
Gustavo de Andrade: Homemaking as Soulmaking: Living in Spaces between the Concrete and the Psychic in the Contemporary City (in Portuguese).
Elizabeth Christina Cotta Mello: Symbolism of the House (in Portuguese)

2. C.G. Jung, religion and the “Red Book
John P. Dourley: Jung's Atheism and the God Beyond the God of Theism
Milly Heyd: Jung's Red Book Illuminations: From Frenzy to Repose, From the Child-like to the Devil, Art Historical Analogies
Yuka Ogiso: Jung’s The Red Book and Psychological Types

3.Analytical Psychology and modern perspectives in Academic Psychology
Shmuel Bernstein: "The Brain Complex"
Claudio Paixao Anastacio de Paula: Once Upon a Time in a Organization: the symbolic and affective dimensions of Informational Behavior as a new frontier for Jungian Studies
Anna Grigoreva: Distorted psychological types and professional self-determination

4. Cultural critics
Helena Bassil-Morozow: Identity Crisis in the Age of the Trickster
Terrie Waddell: The diseases have become gods. From Julian Assange to Charlie Sheen: narcissism in the age of social media
María José Gómez Segarra: Calcinatio and its relationship with the modern world disasters (in Portuguese or Spanish)

5. Reading literature and art through Jung’s perspective
Durval Luiz de Faria: Clarice Lispector and the animal soul. (in Portuguese)
Luìs Felipe Serbeto Tourinho: A Jungian reading of Camões’s “Os Lusíadas” (in Portuguese)
Alexandra Fidyk: “A real love story”: The relationship of Emily Carr and Nature.

6. Female suffering and identity
Amanda Hon: Rethinking Virginity.
Juliana Lozovska and Gražina Gudaite: Reaching towards new inner fields: women’s aggression and its transformation in psychotherapy.

7. Archetypes, myths and clinical work
Pedre Guilherme das Neves Mendes : Alfonso Henriques, King and Hero ? A Portuguese founding legend.
Alan G. Vaughan: Case Study: Resurrection of Dismembered Spirit Found in the Healing Properties of the Trinitarian Kemet-Egyptian Myth of Osiris, Isis and Horus.
Susan Wyatt : Research: The Mythic Standpoint.

h.15:30-15:40 Break

h. 15.45 -17.15 Workshops and roundtables.

A. Interactive workshop with musical drama: Glenda Cloughley and Johanna McBride: “The Gifts of the Furies”. A European Law-song about People and Earth.

B. Interactive workshop: Maria Irene Crespo Gonçalves: Abordagem corporal integrativa para crianças na clìnica e na instituiçao.

C. Interactive workshop (up to 15 participants): Deborah Fausch and Linda Boardman: Landscape dreaming.

D. Interactive workshop: Annie Jordan : Psychoid trauma: cross cultural reconciliation projects and disaster relief efforts through arts-based projects.

E. Interactive workshop (limited to 12-15 participants): Gadi Maoz and Vered Arbit: The alchemical field in the analytic encounter with trauma survivors.

F. A Practical Workshop in Imagination and Free Association: Drawing and the Unconscious. David Parker.

G..1. Roundtable: Ceres Alves de Araújo, Maria Aparecida Mello, Iveris Fortim: Spirituality and Old Age in the perspective of Analytical Psychology.

G..2. Roundtable : Ceres Alves de Araújo, Regina Sonia Gattaz Nascimento, Francisco Baptista Assumpção Jr: Autism and the Rorschach test: empirical studies.

H. Roundtable: Elenice Giosa, Gazy Andraus, Ruy C. do Espírito Santo, Ana M. Varella, Simone Andrade, Telma Almeida, P. Jaime, Herminia Godoy: Being and doing in education: A continuous act.

h. 17:30-18:30 (Tentative time; definite event) Book Launch

Friday – July 20th

h. 9.00 – 10.30 Plenary session
Tom Kirsch: Reflections on the correspondence between C.G. Jung and James Kirsch
Angela von Graf-Nold : Transformations and symbols of psychic energy – Jung’s transformative book and it’s several transformations by translation and revision.
Moderator: Joe Cambray.

h. 10:30-10:55 Break

h. 11.00 – 12.30 Plenary session
Roderick Main : Sacred and secular: analytical psychological doubleness and the problem of modernity.
Lucy Huskinson : The sublime and the numinous: architectural blueprints for conversing in Jungian psychology.
Moderator: Ruth Williams.

h. 12:30-13:55 Lunch break

h. 14.00 – 15.30 Parallel Panel sessions

8. Analytical Psychology and clinical work
Augusta Renata Almeida do Sacramento and Denise Gimenez Ramos: Psychosocial variables and symbolic representations in the experience of patients with vitiligo.
Concepcion Gandara Pazo: Conventions of gender in transition: contributions of Jungian psychology to the understanding of domestic violence (in Portuguese)
Conception Pazo Ferreiro: The fading of a defence (in Portuguese)

9. Reflections from the “Red Book
Mary Y. Ayers: Virgin Mary, The Red Book and motherhood
Olavo Virgílio de Carvalho: Creativity and break in analytical psychology: a look at The Red Book (in Portuguese or Spanish)
Laura Villares de Freitas and Maria Helena de Oliveira Richards: Reflections from The Red Book: photography, music, poetry (in Portuguese)

10. Psychopathology in soul, body and city
Olivia Del Castillo: Two separate areas under the Catalan vault (in Portuguese)
Irit Grau Kaufmann, Denise Gimenez Ramos : An expression of psychic pain in the body: a study on the self-mutilating behaviour in borderline patients (in Portuguese)
Guilherme Scandiucci: Graffiti: soul and pathologizing in the city of Sao Paulo

11. Images of Children and Adolescents
Ana Angelica Albano: “The cross I have to bear”: The artist as seen by the educator.
Marcus Quintaes: Kiss desiring the Anima in adolescence.
Felícia Rodrigues Rebelo da Silva Araujo : Dangerous Passage: The constitution of the identity in adolescents with psychosocial risk.

12. Transference and the analytical process
David Henderson: Nkisi nkondi: an image of transference and projective identification in the analytic process.
Ieva Bieliauskiene: The Experience of Male and Female Psychotherapy Clients of the Initial Stage of Analytical Psychotherapy.
Isabelle De Armond: Archetypal Aspects of Transference during Encounters with Death.

13. Challenge to analytical psychology
Andre Mendes: Between sense and destiny: the work of archetypal disorientation in contemporary clinic.
Eloisa M.D. Penna: On the path to maturity in a contemporary world. Adultescence: a stage or a crisis in the individuation process?
Marco Heleno Barreto: The ethical dimension in Analytical Psychology and the challenge to Jung’s project in the Age of Technique.

Poster session I (concurrent with parallel panels) :

Maddi Damião, Chihiro Hasegawa, Chihiro Hatanaka, Andrew Kuzmicki, and Luis Magarinhos Iglesias.

h. 15:30-15:40 Break

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14. Traditional religions and Analytical Psychology
Luciano Diniz de Oliveira: A Jungian understanding of the initiation of the Shaman
Elisabete Freire Magalhães: Tibetan Buddhism and the individuation process: oral stories of Buddhist practitioners in the contemporary context.
William E. Kotsch: Transforming Consciousness as the Path to End Suffering: Mahayana Buddhism and Analytical Psychology as Complementary Traditions.

15. Between Infant research and Children psychotherapy
Francesco Bisagni: The evacuation of meaning in families and children: A challenge for analytically oriented child psychotherapists.
Massimo Giannoni: Jungian setting and contemporary psychoanalysis concepts compared to recent data from infant research.
Neusa Maria Lopes Sauaia: Spiral method: promoting resiliency in children and adolescents victims of violence.

16. Aging and death
Ana Lucia Ramos Pandini: Metanoia today. (in Portuguese)
Silvana Parisi: The loss of love and the ritual Space. (in Portuguese)

17. Arts, communication and analytical psychology
Aline Fiamenghi : The poetics of cruelty: Considerations about the images of the Antichrist by Lars von Trier. (in Portuguese)
Luke J. Hockley: A Body of Meaning ? Jungian Psychology in a Cinematic Conversation.

18. Analytical psychology and non-verbal approaches
Joel Kroeker: Exploring the Inner World through Sound: Jungian Music-Centred Psychotherapy with Non-Verbal Clients.
Susanna Ruebsaat: Exploring Self Image Through Art Making
Paulo Toledo Machado Filho: Analytical Psychology and Body approach

19. Jung and the Psychology of Place
Evangeline Rand: Orissa - My home and native land
Don Fredericksen: The Notion of Psycho-terratic Diseases is Foundational for a Jungian Eco-Criticism of the Arts

Poster session II (concurrent with parallel sessions):
Mathew Mather, Monica Gemelli, Paivi Alho, Takahiro Nakakura, Konoyu Nakamura

h. 17:30- 20:30 Dinner (for those attending the play, dinner can be leisurely)

h. 21:30-23:30 Play Performance (in English) at Teatro Circo:
Doctor Feelgood, written by Armando Nascimento Rosa (IAJS) and performed by the Lisbon Players, under the direction of Keith Esher Davies.
Details on transportation and attending to be announced.

Saturday – July 21th

h, 9:00-10:30 Plenary session:
Terence Dawson: Jungian Theory and Fernando Pessoa’s “Lessons in Unlearning”.
Cedrus Monte: In Consideration of Disquiet and Longing for Our Changing World: Perspectives from the Poetry and Prose of Fernando Pessoa.
Moderator: Armando Nascimento

h.10:30-10:55 Break

h. 11:00-12:30 Plenary session:
Andrew Samuels: The Return of 'The Individual'. A Jungian arrow shot to the academic orthodoxy: Our newest contribution to political liberation.
Moderator: Murray Stein.

h. 12:30-13:55 Lunch break

h. 14.00 – 16.00 Final Plenary session :
Closing and evaluation:
Moderators: Toshio Kawai and Don Frederickssen

h. 18:00 – 22:00 Closing Banquet and Music; details to be announced.