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

Centenary Society InformationTitled ‘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 21st century, 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 North American Centenary Conference 

The Conference will take place as a two day retreat at the Doral Arrowwood Resort, a large estate in Rye Brook, New York. 

Papers will be pre-circulated and discussed in small groups. 

As attendance is limited and to allow time for the conference papers to be circulated and read, it is advisable to register in advance. 

Sessions & Speakers 

Chaired by Wendy Katz 

The unconsciousness of mental life 

Speakers: Mitchell Wilson, David Tuckett, Jonathan Lear. 

Chaired by Robert Paul 

Psychical reality and trauma 

Speakers: Jay Greenberg, Lawrence J. Brown. 

Chaired by Donald Moss 

The psychical significance of sexuality 

Speakers: Richard Simpson, Nancy Kulish. 

Chaired by Richard Zimmer 

The unconscious of the child 

Speakers: Judy Yanof, Margot Waddell. 

Chaired by Alfred Margulies 

Repetition and the death drive 

Speakers: Lucy LaFarge, Rachel Blass, Bruce Reis. 

Plenary Speaker: Steven H. Cooper 


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

Buenos Aires (en español) 5-6 April 2019 

London 20-21 July 2019 

Find out more about the programme, and the Speakers and Chairs on our website 


Registration for the New York conference which will take place as a retreat is already open. Click here for more information 




Celebration Centenary Conference 1920-2019 – Registration open: www.theijp.org/centenary

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