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The 2021 Zurich Lecture Series – Livestream this weekend!

The 2021 Zurich Lecture Series
ISAPZURICH and CHIRON PUBLICATIONS
present
Roderick Main, PhD
 
October 1 and 2, 2021 | Zurich, Switzerland
This program will be live at ISAP and live-streamed via Zoom
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2021 ZLS Speaker – Roderick Main, PhD

Roderick has a BA and MA in Classics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Religious Studies from Lancaster University. He joined the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies at Essex (formerly the Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies) as a visiting research fellow in 1997 and was appointed as a lecturer in 2000, senior lecturer in 2007, and full professor in 2011. He has had many roles in the department, including Course Lead for the MA Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies between 2002 and 2009 and Director (i.e., Head of Department) between 2008 and 2012. He is currently Director of Education as well as Director of the Centre for Myth Studies. From 2014 to 2016 he was seconded to a University role as Deputy Dean (Education) in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Roderick’s teaching and research mainly focus on the work of Carl Gustav Jung, especially in relation to religion, mythology, literature, and society. His publications have engaged in particular with Jung’s concept of synchronicity and include the books Jung on Synchronicity and the Paranormal (Routledge/Princeton, 1997; edited), The Rupture of Time: Synchronicity and Jung’s Critique of Modern Western Culture (Brunner-Routledge, 2004), and Revelations of Chance: Synchronicity as Spiritual Experience (SUNY, 2007). 
 
In the area of myth studies he is co-editor (with Leon Burnett and Sanja Bahun) of Myth, Literature, and the Unconscious (Karnac, 2013). From 2016 to 2018 he was the Principal Investigator on an Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded project titled One World: logical and ethical implications of holism, which resulted in his two most recent books (co-edited with Christian McMillan and David Henderson): Holism: Possibilities and Problems (Routledge, 2020) and Jung, Deleuze, and the Problematic Whole (Routledge, 2021).

About the Zurich Lecture Series
The ZLS was established in 2009 for the purpose of presenting annually a significant new work by a selected Jungian psychoanalyst or scholar who has previously offered innovative contributions to the field of Analytical Psychology by either: bringing analytical a psychology into meaningful dialogue with other scientific, artistic, and academic disciplines; showing how analytical psychology can lead to a better understanding of contemporary global concerns relating to the environment, politics, religion; or expanding the concepts of analytical psychology as they are applied clinically. 

 
For the Series the selected lecturer delivers lectures over a two-day period in Zürich based on a previously unpublished book-length work, which is published by Chiron Publications.

ZURICH LECTURE SERIES – Postlude October 2-5, 2021

You are invited to participate in three days of Postlude events following ZLS, which includes an Excursion on Saturday, October 2, and lectures by ISAP analysts on Monday and Tuesday, October 4 and 5, at the International School of Analytical Psychology in Zurich.

-Excursion: Guided Tour of the Haus C.G. Jung Museum – Saturday, October 2

 

Postlude Lectures

Monday,  October 4

Dr. Brigitte Egger
Complementarity Creatively Relates Diversity and Unity
Diversity is the lot of the manifest world, unity rather a transcendent principle, and complementarity expresses their inherent bond. Pursued in the manifest world, unity imbued with identity supremacism – excluding the different and the opposite – is a dangerous illusion doomed to lead to polarisation if not open warfare. Cultivated instead in the light of complementarity, it generates humanism and authentic creativity; this path requires utmost respect for, and integration of, the other, and self-limitation. Examples from biology, psychology (individuation), politics and dance.
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Luis Moris, MA
Toward a Weltanschauung: Jung’s thoughts on soul and death after the Red Book
“My works,” Jung writes in his autobiography “…are fundamentally nothing but attempts, ever renewed, to give an answer to the question of the interplay between the ‘here’ and the ‘hereafter.'” This lecture explores these attempts in Jung’s private and scholarly writings from 1916 to 1934.
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Tuesday,  October 5

Scott William Hyder
Disinformation’s Shadowy Enchantment of Undoing: The Myth, Meaning, & Metaphysics of Cultural Manipulation & Exploitation
What forces are involved and benefit from disinformation and how do those affect the psyche? Does this reflect cultural complexes, or merely personal ones? How does the manipulation of media and information serve autocracy and do a disservice to the differentiation necessary for individuation, either individually or collectively?
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The Self: Center and Circumference – Open Seminar  

The panelists will address the issue of individuation: is the goal to achieve individual realisation only or also to contribute to community?  The panelists include Dariane Pictet, Nathalie Boëthius-de Béthune, and Paul Brutsche. Moderation: Murray Stein.
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The Best of James Hollis: Wisdom for the Inner Journey  –  Available Now!

The Best of James Hollis: Wisdom for the Inner Journey  –  available now
“The goal of life is not happiness but meaning.”
excerpt from the Best of James Hollis

Chiron Publications is pleased to present The Best of James Hollis: Wisdom for the Inner Journey.  

 

Releasing today, The Best of James Hollis: Wisdom for the Inner Journey is a collection of excerpts from the writings of James Hollis, PhD, Jungian psychotherapist and author. These selections, compiled by editor Logan Jones, span across his body of work from The Middle Passage (1993) to Prisms (2021) organized into different topics ranging from the psychological concepts of Carl Jung to the everyday tasks of our living and callings.

Hollis’s wisdom will challenge readers to find their own path, to be who they are called to be, to take the risks to trust their soul, and thus live a life worthy of their unique gifts. Hollis’s writings ask us to live a deeper and more authentic life.

 
 

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The Analyst and the Rabbi now available without cost on YouTube

THE ANALYST AND THE RABBI
Written by Murray Stein & Henry Abramovitch 
Produced by Blue Salamander Films and Luis Moris 
 
A meeting between C. G. Jung and Rabbi Leo Baeck took place in Zurich in October 1946 at the Savoy Hotel Baur en Ville. Very little is actually known about this meeting. There are no extant notes or reports from the principals indicating what was said or discussed. There was no secretary present taking down minutes of the conversation. What is known from the few documents attesting to this meeting is that it took place at Jung’s request and that Baeck did not wish to meet with Jung. The play is an imaginative construction of what might have happened in this historic meeting of two great men.

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The Analyst and the Rabbi also available in 
Book & DVD Format
 

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Murray Stein, Ph.D., studied as an undergraduate at Yale University (B.A. in English) and attended graduate student at Yale Divinity School (M.Div.) and the University of Chicago (Ph.D. in Religion and Psychological Studies). He trained as a Jungian psychoanalyst at the C. G. Jung Institute of Zurich. From 1976 to 2003 he was a training analyst at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago, of which he was a founding member and President from 1980 to 1985. In 1989 he joined the Executive Committee of IAAP as Honorary Secretary for Dr. Thomas Kirsch as President (1989-1995) and served as President of the IAAP from 2001 to 2004. He was president of ISAP Zurich 2008-2012 and is presently a training and supervising analyst there. He resides in Goldiwil (Thun), Switzerland.His special interests are psychotherapy and spirituality, methods of Jungian psychoanalytic treatment, and the individuation process. Major publications include In Midlife, Jung’s Map of the Soul, Minding the Self, Soul: Retrieval and Treatment, Transformation: Emergence of the Self, Outside, Inside and All Around, and The Bible as Dream: A Jungian Interpretation.

 

Henry Abramovitch Ph.D., is training analyst and founding President of Israel Institute of Jungian Psychology. He is Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv University Medical School and former President of Israel Anthropology Association. 

 

He is the author of Brothers and Sisters: Myth and Reality, Why Odysseus Came Home as a Stranger and other Puzzling Moments in the Life of Buddha, Socrates, Jesus, Abraham, and other Great Individuals, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. He lives and practices in Jerusalem.

The C. G. Jung Institute of Santa Fe  online program on von Franz – Volumes 1, 2 & 3

Saturday, September 18, 2021
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Mountain)
Zoom


Join Dr. Steve Buser, publisher of Chiron Publications, as he shares an overview of von Franz’s life and work; a history and overview of the evolving project of her collected works; a deep dive into her work on fairytales, particularly her early writings; the four primary archetypal figures in fairytales; primary male and female tetralogies; the hero’s journey in fairytales; and the feminine journey in fairytales. This seminar will be based on her newly published collected works, volumes 1, 2 & 3. 

At the age of eighteen, while still in high school, Marie-Louise von Franz met Carl Jung at his Bollingen Tower. She later described this as the most decisive encounter of her life. She entered into analysis with him months later, completed her doctorate in classical philology and began seeing her first analysands soon after. She was wholeheartedly dedicated to the unconscious, both in her own life and that of her analysands. She developed a far-reaching expertise in fairytales, alchemy, synchronicity and numbers. She is estimated to have personally analyzed over 65,000 dreams. She was a prolific writer and a highly sought-after teacher.

The Collected works of Marie-Louise von Franz is a 28 volume Magnum Opus from one of the leading minds in Jungian Psychology. The first volume, Archetypal Symbols in Fairytales: The Profane and Magical Worlds, released on her 106th birthday, January 4, 2021 and is to be followed by 27 more volumes over the next 10 years. Volume 2 looks at the hero’s journey and released on June 1, 2021. Volume 3 explores the maiden’s quest and releases in late summer of 2021. Steven Buser is one of two General Editors in The Collected Works of Marie-Louise von Franz. He will take us through a history of the project, an overview of von Franz’s life and work, as well as a deep dive into the first three volumes of this foundational material.

Areas covered in the seminar will include: An overview of von Franz’s life and work; a history and overview of the evolving project of her collected works; a deep dive into her work on fairytales, particularly her early writings; the four primary archetypal figures in fairytales; primary male and female tetralogies; the hero’s journey in fairytales; and the feminine journey in fairytales.

STEVEN BUSER, M.D.  trained in medicine at Duke University and served 12 years as a physician in the U.S. Air Force. He is a graduate of the Clinical Training Program at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago and is the co-founder of the Asheville Jung Center.

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The Best of James Hollis, Interview with the Editor

The Best of James Hollis: Wisdom for the Inner Journey is a collection of excerpts from the writings of James Hollis, PhD, Jungian psychotherapist and author. These selections, compiled by editor Logan Jones, span across his body of work from The Middle Passage (1993) to Prisms (2021) organized into different topics ranging from the psychological concepts of Carl Jung to the everyday tasks of our living and callings.

Hollis’s wisdom will challenge readers to find their own path, to be who they are called to be, to take the risks to trust their soul, and thus live a life worthy of their unique gifts. Hollis’s writings ask us to live a deeper and more authentic life

“The sense of journey—our life as a journey—
is intricately woven throughout Hollis’s body of work. It is
one of the major themes that I found so engaging and
provocative. The unfolding of our lives is not so much
arriving at a place as it is awakening to the journey we all
are summoned to travel. Our journey is our never-ending
search for meaning. It unfolds as we wrestle with the
questions posed to us by life so we can become our unique
selves. In essence, the journey is found in the courage to
become who we are meant to become. This living the
journey, then, represents the considered life, the examined
life.”  ~From the Foreword to Wisdom for the Inner Journey

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Psychreative: Playing in the Imaginal Realm

Announcing the forthcoming Psychreative session on Sunday, September 19th, at 6:00 pm (London time). As usual, the session will start with an opening talk, followed by a series of creative presentations by various poets, writers, and artists.
 
The opening talk, “Playing in the imaginal realm: collaborative imaginative engagement as a Jungian arts-based research method”, will be given by Louise Austin, who will introduce her method of collaborative imaginative engagement as a contribution to the nascent field of Jungian arts-based research.  Louise is a PhD student at the University of Essex and is utilizing this method to investigate the unconscious intersubjective dynamics between educator and learner.  The qualitative method of collaborative imaginative engagement revisions Jung’s active imagination and is set within a collaborative inquiry.  During this talk Louise will invite you to play in the imaginal realm and experience her approach to working with images.
 
Following Louise’s talk, there will be a series of creative presentations. If you are interested in sharing your art, music, poetry, or any other forms of writing, please let me know as soon as possible so we can secure a 5-10 minute slot for you.