Moscow Conference on "The Mythological Unconscious"
The theme of the Fifth Annual Conference of the Moscow Association for Analytical Psychology, June 10-12, 2011, was "The Mythological Unconscious." Michael Vannoy Adams, author of The Mythological Unconscious, was the keynote speaker at the conference. Adams delivered three lectures that he wrote especially for the conference - "The Mythological Unconscious in Moscow: A Dream of a Russian-American Woman," "The Metaphor of Metamorphosis: Change in Myth and Psyche," and "O Baal, Hear Us: Active Imagination and the Mythological Unconscious."
Other speakers at the conference were Sylvester Wojtkowski, Henry Abramovitch, Elena Pourtova, Stanislav Raevsky, Lev Khegay, and Tatiana Rebeko. Approximately 125 participants attended the three-day conference. In addition to lectures, the conference included group supervisions, workshops, group discussions, and a party. The conference was held at the International University in Moscow, the first private university in Russia, established in 1991 by Mikhail Gorbachev and George H.W. Bush.
Conference speakers and organizers: Sylvester Wojtkowski, Henry Abramovitch, Elena Pourtova, Michael Vannoy Adams, Lev Khegay, Stanislav Raevsky, and Irina Frantusova
Michael Vannoy Adams speaking at the conference
Michael Vannoy Adams at St. Basil's Cathedral
Souvenir plates at Red Square
Russians celebrating on Independence Day
Michael Vannoy Adams, Elizaveta Trofimova, and Andrei Skvarsky
"Fallen Monument Park" (Muzeon Park of Arts)
Moscow subway Communist Party mosaic
Moscow subway hammer and sickle