Caucasian seminar

International Psychoanalytical Association

European Psychoanalytical Federation

European Psychoanalytic Institute


Igor M. Kadyrov – Director;                          Christoph Walker – Associate director;     

Endel Talvik  – Associate director;                   Gábor Szönyi – IPA liaison;

Eva Schmid-Gloor – EPF liaison;


Invitation to:

The 3rd Regional Caucasian Seminar

of Armenian, Georgian and South-Russian Psychoanalytic groups with participation of the Ukrainian Study Group

under auspices of the EPI


Aghavnadzor (Armenia, Yerevan), 28th-30th August, 2018

Members of the Organizing Committee:

Anzhela Vardanyan (chairman), Khatuna Ivanishvili (coordinator), Vladislav Ermak (coordinator).

Members of the Local Organizing Committee: Naira Vanyan, Narine Papyan, Arthur Tonoyan

Teachers and trainer analysts:

René Rousillon (Lyon) President of the Lyon group of psychoanalysis, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Director of the Department of Clinical Psychology at the University of Lumières Lyon; titular trainer-analyst of PPS and IPA.

Ellen Sparer (Paris) – Coordinator of Jean Favreau Psychoanalytic Consultative and Treatment Center; responsible for the “study and meeting” department of the French Journal of Psychoanalysis; the scientific secretary of the educational course of the Paris Institute of Psychoanalysis; Teacher of the annual school of the EPF Institute, titular trainer-analyst of the PPS ans IPA.

Gilbert Diatkinе (Paris) – ex- president of the Paris psychoanalytic society and ex-chairman of the Educational Commission of the Institute of Psychoanalysis; ex-associate director of the Institute of Psychoanalysis for Eastern Europe (IPEE), titular trainer-analyst of the PPS and IPA.

The seminar is open to candidates, registered analysnds, members of the European Psychoanalytic Institute and the study groups

The working languages ​​of the school are French, English and Russian.


28 August-Tuesday

16.00 – Arrival and registration

17.00 – Lunch

19.00- Watching the movie

29August -Wednesday

8.00 – 9.00 – Breakfast

9.00-11.00 – Moderator Anzhela Vardanian – Greeting of participants, opening of school

Conference – Ellen Sparer- “Between repetitive and typical dreams:” ghost “border”Discussant: Vladislav Еrmak

11.00 -11.15 Coffee break

11.15-13.15- Moderator – Siranush Hakobyan

 Conference- Gilbert Diatkinе– “Central Phobic Position”Discussant: Khatuna Ivanishvili

13.30-14.30 – Lunch

15.30 -17.30 – Group clinical work (Three Clinical Groups) – Supervisors: Ellen Sparer, René Roussillon, Gilbert Diatkine

17.30-18. – Coffee break

19.00 – 20.00 Dinner

      30th August -Wednesday

8.00 – 9.00 – Breakfast

9.00-11.00 – Moderator – Mykhaylo Pustovoyt

9.00-11.00-Conference – René Roussillon“Modern Approach in the Theory and Clinics of Borderline States” Discusasnt: Olexandra Mirza

11.00 -11.15 Coffee break

11.15 -13.00 Group clinical work (Three Clinical Groups) – Supervisors: Ellen Sparer, Gilbert Diatkine, René Roussillon

13.00-14.00 – Lunch

15.30 -17.00 – Clinical groups

17.00-17.30 – Coffee break

17.30- 18.30- Chairman of the meeting Mykhaylo Pustovoyt    

Discussions of the evaluation and conclusions of the school

19.00 – 20.00 – Dinner

Thursday, August 31st

8.00- 10.00 – Breakfast

Return to Yerevan


All those wishing to undergo collective supervision, please prepare a written clinical material with one or two sessions in 10 copies

The cost of participation in the school is 160 euros with early registration until June 15. It includes: transportation costs Yerevan-Aghavnadzor-Yerevan, accommodation and meals (full), coffee breaks.

s At late registration after June 15, the cost is 180 euros.

The payment can be made to the account: “Inecobank” by the IBAN number: 2052254909572640 (€) .CJSC SWIFT code is INJSAM22 addressed to Manik Hakobyan

Please inform Mane Hakobyan about the date of transfer to the E-Mail

For information on local organization and visas, you can contact Naira Vanyan

For all other questions, you can apply to Artur Tonoyan E-Mail