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Berlin - Crossing Borders: Social, Cultural and Clinical Challenges

Start: 15/08/2017 at 12:00

End: 19/08/2017 at 20:15


The 17th International Symposium of the Group Analytic Society International offers an opportunity to think about the changes to be made in Germany within the context of a international asylum crisis. Each morning of the Symposium will open with an early Social Dreaming Matrix followed by a Plenary Lecture. Wednesday 16 August will be dedicated to inclusion and exclusion with a lecture entitled We and The Other.

Keynote speakers:

  • Prof. Aleida Assmann, Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Konstanz
  • Prof. Vamik D. Volkan, Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia and an Emeritus Training and Supervising Analyst at the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute
  • Prof. Elisabeth Rohr, Professor for Intercultural Education at the University of Marburg and a Group Analyst

The Symposium will be of interest to Psychotherapists, Psychoanalysts, Sociologists, Psychologists, Anthropologists, Social Workers, migration and healthcare researchers.




The Group Analytic Society international (GASi)


Maritim Hotel Berlin Stauffenbergstr. 26 10785 Berlin, Germany