The Publications Committee is charged with formulating an overall strategy for publications in the IPA. This strategy should ensure that publications clearly supports the interests of the membership, enhances the reputation of the IPA as an authoritative international organisation, particularly in the wider professional community, and maintains the publications output of the IPA, particularly in terms of fulfilling the agreement with Karnac Books.
To reflect the current process of internationalization of the IPA, the Publications Committee will ensure the promotion of the educational function of the IPA, to meet the growing demand for psychoanalytical education, scholarship and culture.
The Publications Committee is charged with the following specific tasks:
Separation of Functions and Resources
The Committee should remain separate from the production, marketing and sales functions aside from the areas set out above and the overall business model will be provided by the Publications Assistant and Finance Department at Broomhills
The Chair and Members of this Committee will be assumed to have submitted their resignations on the change of IPA administration in accordance with the Committees' section within the IPA's Procedural Code.
Approved by the Board January 2002
Revision to reflect agreement with Karnac books approved by the Board by e-mail October 2008
Revision to the term were approved by the Board July 2012