FROM THE MARGINS TO THE CENTRE:
CONTEMPORARY RELATIONAL PERSPECTIVES.
25-28 May 2017
Dates: 25th to 28th May 2017
Location: SMC Conference Centre
66 Goulburn St, Sydney NSW 2000
Co-hosted by the Australian and New Zealand Chapters of IARPP
In this conference, in acknowledgement of the fact that Australia and New Zealand are on the margins of the world map, we expect to explore challenges to the centres of relational thought, while also seeking the interplay of ideas flowing from the centre, from the mainstream, in many directions. The conference seeks to examine dialectical tensions between the edge and the centre, between mainstream and innovative ideas from within many different contexts. The vision of the IARPP is to be open to multiple dialogues and dialectics centered in the world of psychoanalysis and psychotherapy but extending into the contemporary world.
The Sydney conference takes as its theme the enrichment of mainstream ideas and concepts by the addition of thoughts ‘from the margins’. It is our vision that progress and creativity thrive when familiar concepts and ideas are seen from new angles. Those who live, work and think at the margins, at the edges, away from the centre, necessarily have perspectives that differ from those who look from the centre, or from the mainstream. We hope that our conference will offer the opportunity to bridge differences and accordingly, we would like to extend a warm invitation to our colleagues all over the world, including Asia and the Pacific, to join us in developing these contemporary relational perspectives.
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The conference venue is in Sydney’s city centre, with easy access to accommodation and transport. On this site you'll find extensive conference information, including accommodation options, flight information, travel suggestions within Australia and New Zealand, visa requirements, dining options and more. Preparations for the conference are already underway, and the call for papers will be open from 25th July to 2nd October 2016.
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Cathy Hicks, PhD (Australia); Sarah Calvert, PhD (New Zealand)
International Steering Committee:
Alejandro Avila Espada PhD, Sharon Ziv-Beiman PhD, Susi Federici-Nebbiosi PhD, Hazel Ipp PhD, Juan Francisco Jordan Moore PhD, Gianni Nebbiosi PhD, Rina Lazar PhD, Chana Ullman PhD
Local Organizing Committee:
Mary Bayles MSW, Lesley Brokenshire, Margie Chodos MCFT, Annette Conradi MCFT, Roberto D’Angelo PsyD MBBS, Margaret Pearl, Daud Saeed MBBS FRANZCP, Claire Virtue MSW, Dale Wiren NZRP