in conversation with Siri Hustvedt

In this video, President of the IPA, Virginia Ungar, talks to the award-winning novelist, essayist and lecturer Siri Hustvedt ahead of the IPA's 52nd Congress. Siri will be the guest speaker during the opening ceremony on Wednesday 21st July.
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Results of the IPA elections for regional Board Representatives
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Martina Burdet – love in the time of the Internet.
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Sexta-feira 21 de maio. This webinar is in Portuguese.
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Interest-Free Loans to IPA Candidates - 2021 round

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Creative Festival 2021

IPA Photo Award

Two prizes of £300 to the winners. Open to all, aged 18 and above. Deadline - 30 May 2021.

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IPA Aphorism Competition

Create an aphorism on the theme of the infantile. Two awards available for the winners of £200 each. Deadline 30 May 2021.

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IPA Video Award

Our popular IPA Video Award is open for entries! This year the theme is to explore the infantile through film.  Deadline 30 May 2021.

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Society of the Month: Italian Psychoanalytical Society

Task Force on Collegial Quality Enhancement of Training. Read their recommendations.

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Podcast Episode 47: Available in English and Portuguese

Psychotherapy Saves: A diverse group of psychiatrists and physicians talking about why they think intensive psychotherapy is an important treatment.

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IPA Inter-Regional Encyclopedic Dictionary

New entry available on Ego Psychology


Chasing the Revolution

A new film by Lily Ford documents the journey of the remarkable Austro-Argentine psychoanalyst Marie Langer

5th June 2021: Transition and Countertransition: Psychoanalytic Work with Transgender People

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Coronavirus Support

Practising psychoanalysis and psychotherapy during a time of crisis