The programme for the Summer Session in Orivesi is as follows:

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For further details of the schedule, please see the NSU website:

Follow the progress of the Summer Session on the NSU blog:


Panel 1:

Elizabeth Hughes – On Excess – Performing And Sublimating Intense Psychic States Through Writing

Elena Neznamova – Sublimation or creative transfiguration of life? Poem is an act of love: Joseph Brodsky’s psychological and visionary poetry. Jungian and Post-Jungian Perspectives.


Panel 2:

Charlotta Lund – Repressive Desublimation

Ben Tyrer – Putting Žižek in The Crucible: Social Antagonism and the Sublime Object of Ideology


Panel 3:

Agnieszka Piotrowska – Replacement in Stories We Tell

Marlo De Lara – Sublimation in completion of the racial trauma narrative through artistic expression


Panel 4:

Annie Hardy – Conversations with Imaginary Friends: On the Difference between the Imagination and Daydreaming

Claire Hope – Sublimation and the political implications of Winnicott’s ‘third space’ of creative potential for viewers of visual culture


Screening 1:

Stories We Tell (Sarah Polley, 2013)


Screening 2:

The Suitcase and Forbidden Love – two short films about love and politics by Agnieszka Piotrowska