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Who Were We? Who Are We Now? An exploration of Large Group Identity and Societal Conflict (online event)
March 8, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm$50 – $300
Wednesday 8th March 2023 – Lecture: ‘Chosen Trauma, Hot Spots and Linking Objects’
This will be a lecture format and open to all.
Wednesday 15th, 22nd & 29th March 2023 – Workshops: ‘Large Group Identity in One’s Own Life’
A series of 3 workshops following the lecture offering an opportunity for members to reflect in small groups on the intertwining of their own personal identities with large group identity. This will provide an opportunity to explore how large group identity is already a part of one’s life, perhaps in ways we don’t realize. This, in turn, becomes a grounding from which to understand how large group identity operates at a societal level.
Note that attendance at workshops requires attendance at the lecture.
About the Facilitator:
Dr. Regine Scholz holds a Ph.D. from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, where she wrote the thesis “Culture and Collective Trauma – a Group Analytic Perspective.” Dr. Scholz is a member of the Management Committee of the GAS International (GASI) and founding member of the German Society for Group Analysis and Group Psychotherapy (D3G), where she is a supervisor and training analyst. Her work includes papers and workshops at international conferences on topics related to collective trauma. She also is the co-organizer of five conferences on the heritage of Auschwitz “Voices after Auschwitz”. A comprehensive list of Dr. Scholz’s publications on issues of large group theory and the influence of culture and collective trauma on unconscious processes is available on her personal website.