The IJP Centenary Conference London: 100 years

The IJP Centenary Conference London: 100 years
About this event: 'The Psychoanalytic Core: Encountering and Speaking to the Unconscious'


Celebrating 100 years of The International Journal of Psychoanalysis 1920 – 2019 

You are cordially invited to participate in three major Celebration Centenary Conferences which will take place in New York, Buenos Aires and London.

Titled ‘The Psychoanalytic Core: Encountering and Speaking to the Unconscious’  the sessions will focus on the foundational features which make up the essence of psychoanalysis and look at our take on them in the early part of the 21stcentury,  they will explore what it means to encounter the unconscious. 

Some of the most renowned contemporary analysts will join us in celebrating The International Journal of Psychoanalysis and the unique history that it holds in New York (19 – 20 October 2018), Buenos Aires (en español, 5 - 6 April 2019) and London (20 – 21 July 2019). 

The London Centenary Conference will take place at the Tower Hotel close to the famous Tower Bridge and St Katharine’s Docks. The London Celebration will also include extra film events and a special IJP exhibition at the Freud Museum London.

Sessions & Speakers

Chaired by Ron Britton 

The unconsciousness of mental life 

Speakers:Patrick Miller, Dana Birksted-Breen 

Chaired by Jorge Canestri 

Psychical reality and trauma 

Speakers:Ignes Sodre, Gerhard Schneider 

Chaired by Peter Fonagy 

The psychical significance of sexuality 

Speakers:Rosine Perelberg, Dominique Scarfone

Chaired by Rudi Vermonte 

Repetition and the death drive 

Speakers:Catherine Chabert, Michael Šebek 

Chaired by Antonino Ferro 

The Body and its mysteries 

Speakers: Catalina Bronstein, Riccardo Lombardi



New York 19-20 October 2018 – Registration now open!

Buenos Aires (en español) April 2019 - Registration opens October 2018!

London 20-21 July 2019 – Registration opens October 2018!


Find out more about the programme, and the Speakers and Chairs here 


Registration for the London Centenary Conference will open in October 2018. Click here for more information


20/07/2019 - 21/07/2019
The Tower Hotel, St Katherine’s Docks LONDON United Kingdom
Registration not available.