LIFELONG LEARNING SEMINAR: “Culture and Psychoanalysis: the conscious and unconscious life of Greeks”.

The seminar is under the auspices of the Hellenic Association of Analytical Group and Family Psychotherapy.

Petros Kapsasis: President and Founder of the Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy

Friday 14 December 2018 (15:00 – 20:00)
Saturday 15 December 2018 (10.00-15.00)
Sunday 16 December 2018 (10: 00-15: 00)

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 12.00

Electronics at
Applications should be accompanied by a short curriculum vitae.

The seminar titled “Culture and Psychoanalysis: the Conscious and Unconscious Life of Greeks” will try to introduce the element of the soul into the field of international humanitarian and social relations.


Matthew Goshafat: “Cultural phenomenon analysis by Sigmund Freud” (Culture as a source of misery). 15.00-16.00.

Christos Velissaropoulos: “Exorted body, fixed speech”. 16.00-17.00.

Kostas Tsolis: “The expressions of sexuality by reading Marcel Proust’s novel” Seeking the lost time “”. 17.00-18.00.

30-minute break.

Nikolaos Degleris: “Group Psychology: From the Person to the Face” 18.30-19.30.

Dionysis Liaros: “Dionysios Solomos and Sigmund Freud”. 19.30-20.30.


Xanthi Stavrianou: “Introduction to Psychoanalysis”. 10.00-11.00.

Ireneios Yarmemitis: “Liberation process or adaptation lure”. Affinities and differences of religion and psychoanalysis against the dilemma “. 11.00-12.00.

Gerasimos Makris: “Neurobiology of Parenthood and the Role of Empathy” 12.00-13.00.

30-minute break.

Eleni Tsiolka: “Abuse of the Internet. Contemporary Behavioral Addiction-Substance Abuse “13.30-14.30.

Gerasimos Frantzios: “Views and Cracks of the Social Unconscious of the Greeks” 14.30-15.30.


Charalambos Papasotiriou: “Cognitive Psychology”. 10.00-11.00.

Michalis Giannoulas: “Self-Confirming Behavior”. 11.00-12.00.

Fofi Trigazi: “Symbolism as a Common Place in Psychoanalysis and Art”. 12.00-13.00.

30-minute break.

Andreas Solias: “Cultural framework and cognitive functions”. 13.30-14.30.

Pantelis Papadopoulos: “Detecting the paths of emotional maturation. The impact of education / culture on culture “. 14.30-15.30.

Dionysis Liaros: “The character of the Greeks”. Sunday 15.30-16.30.

Conclusions and findings

Participation fee

80 € for the general public (artists, journalists, public / private employees, etc.).
50 € for undergraduate / postgraduate students. Students will have to submit their current student identity card.
40 € for members of the Hellenic Society for Analytical Group & Family Therapy

* Only those who hold the EIDP membership card (Gold members) can attend the seminar for free and receive the seminar material in email even if they are not present .

The membership card is obtained through this link:

Tuition fees must be paid by Wednesday 12 December 2018 at 12.00 at any branch of the National Bank. *

Please state the name of the applicant in “Reason” and the receipt of the deposit should be sent to

*National Bank

Account number: 147 | 00436562

IBAN: GR69 0110 1470 0000 1470 0436 562

Beneficiary: Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy

Seminar Material:
At the end of the Seminar Cycle, participants will be given CD-ROM material (power point suggestions and indicative bibliography).

Certificate of Attendance:

At the end of the Seminar Cycle a Certificate of Attendance will be given to those who have attended at least 11 of the 15 hours of instruction.