The Angel of History and the Ghost of the Future: Psychodynamics and Organizational Change
Chair: Steen Visholm
Monday 14th – Sunday 20th June
at LO-skolen, Elsinore, Denmark
The four elements:
II. Professional Development Workshops
III. Members' Day
IV. Social Dreaming & Social Association
Monday 14th – Thursday 17th: Professional Development Workshops
Thursday 17th Members’ Day
Friday 18th – Sunday 20th: Symposium
Friday 18th – Sunday 20th: Social dreaming and Social association
Ancient Fuel for a Modern Inferno: The Reactivation of a 'Chosen Trauma’
Lilian Munk Rösing:
The Haunting Father. Shakespeare's Hamlet and Freud's Moses
Working With the New Unconscious
Parallel Papers I:
Anti-oepidal Forces in the Sub-prime Mortgage Debacle
Howard S. Schwartz
Me and My Job: Transforming performance appraisals through role conversations
Susan Long, John Newton, Diana Dalton, Kylie Fujii & Mike Faris
Networks: the Siren Song of our time - Socioanalytic reflections on the seductive appeal of networks
Kate Dempsey and Arndt Ahlers-Niemann
The Cycle of Betrayal and Revenge as Defensive Procedures in Organizational and Psychic Life
Laima Sappington & Rodney Sappington
The financial crisis, systemic risk and the problem of authority
Institutional Victimization and its Quiet Heroes
Mary Burgess & Carole Eigen
Parallel Papers II:
Are These Bad Times Really Good Times for Change in Organizations: Putting the Superego Back Where It Belongs
Locating and Relocation: The Tate Modern to Beirut by Campervan
Simon Western & Batul Al-khatib
"Remember Me:" A Study of Memorialization in the Context of the Tragedy at Virginia Tech
M. Gerard Fromm
"Applying 'relatedness' to Basic Assumptions; organization in the mind; and primitive defense mechanisms"
Money and hidden ways of dependency in women
Alicia E. Kaufmann
"The Castaways of Life:" A Socio-analytic Study on the Function of Memory and Oblivion in a Geriatric Hospital's Intergenerational Matrix
Individuality and collectivity
Conductors: Heidi Rose & Leopold Vansina
Coping, defenses and roles in organisations
Conductors: Kirsti Andersson & Matthew Gieve
The Transfer of Evil
Dr. Stanley Gold
"Deaths of Nobodies" Understanding Cultural Products and Intellectual Discourse
"The Gathering storm. How to understand, prevent and cope with the devastating effect of organisational storms."
"Why don't they make more effort to fit in?" Attitudes to Religious Difference: Prejudice, Stereotyping and Xenophobia in the Global Workplace
Tradition, renewal, utopia
Conductors: Marika Brandt Brune & Hanne Larsson
The Myth of Creativity at Work
"Crawling back into the cave/womb in full flight from unsustainable futures."
Peliwe P. Mnguni
Risks, creativity and destructiveness
Conductors: Angela Eden & Lars Gustafsson
"The Battle of Financial Angels Across Time in Realizing a Renewed Vision of a Music Conservancy."
Thomas N. Gilmore
"Strategy Development and Systems Psychodynamic Theory: The Idea of Tuning-in Examined."
Psychodynamics of financial crises
Conductors: Marike van Dam & Bent Aage Jorgensen
"The Attempted Murder of Money and Time: the Work of the Angel of History in Addressing the Global Systemic Banking Crisis."
"Phaethon at work." A psychological exploration of the myth of Phaethon and the fall in corporate careers.
Dr. Hans van den Hooff
"Policy Making and its Psychoanalytic Underpinnings"
"Taking Psychodynamic Thinking from the Ivory Tower to the Shop Floor." How to make psychodynamic reflections relevant and value-adding in a bottom-line-focused context.
Lotte Svalgaard & Dorte Sandager
Change and succession
Conductors: Judith Bell & Kristoffer L. Andersen
"Beyond the Family-as-Psychic-Template in Organisations"
Brigid S. Nossal