The Institute for the Study of the Work of Wilhelm Reich





One-day Conference - Saturday, October 18, 2014


Wilhelm Reich and Psychoanalysis


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The Institute for the Study of the work of Wilhelm Reich announces the 33rd year of its seminars covering selected topics in Orgonomy, and on the work of Wilhelm Reich.

These seminars provide a forum for the study of the tremendous legacy left to us by Wilhelm Reich.  This legacy, the science of Orgonomy, has wide application in many of the social and physical sciences, but unfortunately remains mostly unheard of or misrepresented to this day. Yet Reich's work has predated and been the foundation for many ideas which have become acceptable in today's sciences of psychology, medicine, social  psychology, as well as other areas like biology and animal behavior.

The seminar is open to the general public and the interested professional. No prior background in Orgonomy or the work of Wilhelm Reich is required.





One Day Conference:




When: Saturday, October 18, 2014, 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.


Where: New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute

247 E. 82nd Street, New York, NY, 2nd floor auditorium


The conference will explore some of Wilhelm Reich’s contributions to
psychoanalytic theory and technique, as well as aspects of his historical
relationship with psychoanalysis, including the origins of his exclusion from
the International Psychoanalytic Association.


In the morning session, Dr. Eric Weitzner will discuss Reich’s contribution
to psychoanalytic theory, and Dr. Jonathan Koblenzer will discuss the
importance of Reich’s monograph, The Impulsive Character, as a step in the
development of Reich’s most important psychoanalytic work, Character


In the afternoon session, Dr. Henry Lothane will discuss Dramatology in
relation to the defamation of Reich by his colleagues, and Dr. Philip W.
Bennett will discuss Reich’s historic visit to Soviet Russia and its
connection with Reich’s exclusion from the IPA. The conference will end
with a roundtable discussion.


The conference is sponsored by the Institute for the Study of the Work of
Wilhelm Reich, an educational organization founded by Dr. Harry Lewis,
who will moderate the sessions.


A contribution of $30 ($20 for students and trainees) will be requested at the
door from participants, but no one who wants to attend will be turned away.




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