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Psyche and Psychoanalysis, Creativity and Culture, History and Rebuilding: An international (online) conference

Presentation Date: 03/09/21
Location: Zoom (Haifa)

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I have the honor of presenting at the upcoming conference Psyche and Psychoanalysis, Creativity and Culture, History and Rebuilding, which has an outstanding program, including an array of luminaries from various fields. The conference will take place on March 9-10, 2021, and is organized by the Interdisciplinary Clinical Center of the Faculty of Welfare and Health Sciences and the Weiss-Livnat International Center for Holocaust Research and Education, both at Haifa University in Israel. Note that the lectures will be mostly presented in Hebrew.

The conference presentations cover a wide range of perspectives, including insights from clinical work, psychoanalysis, the representation of the Holocaust in the media, the documentation of survivor testimonies, as well as the expression of the persistent presence and processing of the Holocaust in the visual arts, music, and film. The historical perspectives will be will focus on the Israeli experience of Holocaust survivors, including a lecture about the role of Holocaust survivors who were among Israel’s earliest military aviation teams.

My presentation will address “Intergenerational Transmission of Post-Traumatic Reactions and Resiliencies in Families of Holocaust Survivors”, and is scheduled to begin at approximately 3:30pm Israel local time (8:30 am EST) on Tuesday, March 9.

Participation in the conference is free of charge, but pre-registration is required. The pre-registration link can be found by clicking of the image below. More details can be found by sending email to or by telephoning 011-972-4-828-8622.

             Irit Felsen

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