Understanding the Past, Shaping the Future
Who We Are
We are academics, clinicians, and other practitioners from diverse disciplines who seek to understand how history and public affairs shape and are shaped by individual and group psychology. The IPA is open to all who wish to study, teach, and conduct research in psychohistory.
2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE, MAY 19-21 AT NYU AND VIRTUAL
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LINKS TO ANALYSES OF CURRENT EVENTS AND OTHER ARTICLES FROM PSYCHOHISTORY NEWS
(CLICK ON Issue/year FOR ANY NEWSLETTER ISSUE.)
Perceptual Control Theory and Clinical Practice, by Brian D'Agostino, Ph.D.
Scott Pelley: Seeking the Truth in a Century of Serial Shock, by Ken Fuchsman, Ed.D.
NYU Hosts Major IPA Success This May, by Ken Fuchsman, Ed.D.
2020 Conference Planning; Vamik Volkan to Keynote, by Ken Fuchsman, Ed.D.
Confronting White Supremacy in America, by Harriet Fraad
2019 IPA Conference: Michael Eigen, Nancy Chodorow and other featured speakers
2019 IPA Conference: Anti-Semitism papers
Book News: What Makes Us Human?, by Ken Fuchsman, Ed.D.
Interview with Joseph Ponterotto on his psychobiography of JFK, Jr.
Interview with Trevor Pederson on his film and psychoanalysis book
Report on the 2018 Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies Conference
ROOM: A Sketchbook for Analytic Action, interview by Ken Fuchsman with Hattie Myers and Mafe Izaguirre
Psychohistorian Interview with Alice Maher on Catalysis: A Recipe to Slow Down or Abort Humankind's Leap to War
Report from Europe by Marc-André Cotton
2019 IPA Conference to Feature Michael Eigen and Nancy Chodorow
Psychohistorian Interview with Paul Elovitz on The Making of Psychohistory
Harvey Kaplan on Frank Sinatra: The Swinging Narcissist
Psychohistorian Interview with George Makari on Soul Machine and Revolution in Mind
National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis Conference, by Ken Fuchsman
Helix Center Roundtable on Mind and Brain, by Brian D'Agostino
James W. Anderson on Donald Winnicott, by Paul Elovitz
Boston Psychoanalytic Degree Program
Report on a book party for The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump, by Ken Fuchsman
Dignity, Humiliation, and Social Transformation, by Brian D'Agostino
The Role of Affects, Part II: Reflections From Theory and Experience, by Dorothea Leicher
Call for Proposals for IPA 2018 Conference, May 30 - June 1, NYU
Psychohistory Bulletin Board
On Charlottesville--White Supremacist Riot as Psychohistorical Condensation, by Howard Stein
Mourning a Legacy of Racial Violence: Narrative and Intergenerational Trauma, by Molly Castelloe
Affects, Industrial Society, and Human Ecology, by Dorothea Leicher
IPA at 40: Conference Report, by Ken Fuchsman
Janice Gump on the Continuing Effects of Slavery, by Gilda Graff
David Beisel: Psychohistorian Extraordinaire, by Paul H. Elovitz and Peter Petschaeur
Psychohistory Bulletin Board
Trevor Pederson on The Economics of Libido, interview by Ken Fuchsman
Attachment Theory and Early Shared Reading Experiences, by Andrea Greer
Remembering George W. Brown, by Paul Elovitz