Open Science Research Excellence

ICORTRD 2019 : International Conference on Object Relations Theory and Research Directions

Paris, France
November 20 - 21, 2019

Call for Papers

ICORTRD 2019 : International Conference on Object Relations Theory and Research Directions is the premier interdisciplinary platform for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Object Relations Theory and Research Directions. The conference will bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:
  • Object relations theory
  • Melanie Klein
  • Kleinian Object Relations Theory
  • Unconscious phantasy
  • Projective identification
  • Paranoid-schizoid position
  • Depressive position
  • Further thinking regarding the positions
  • Death drive
  • Ronald Fairbairn’s six ego positions
  • Continuing developments in the theory
  • Object relations theory of personality disorders
  • Object relations, dependency and attachment
  • Psychoanalytic theories of object relations
  • Social learning theories of dependency and attachment
  • Critical role of parental care during infancy