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The New School’s Ferenczi Center sponsors

work and legacy of Sándor Ferenczi (1873–

lectures, conferences, and workshops relevant

1933), a close associate of Sigmund Freud’s

to Ferenczi’s legacy of clinical innovation and

and an important psychoanalytic pioneer

social and political progressivism, with the

who spent four months lecturing at The New

aim of contributing to the ongoing vitality of

School in 1926. Ferenczi is known for his

psychoanalysis as a cultural, intellectual, and

innovative clinical work, his willingness to

therapeutic discipline. The Ferenczi Center

work with the most difficult of patients, his

is affiliated with the International Ferenczi

socially and politically progressive attitudes,

Foundation and the Sándor Ferenczi Society.

and his promotion of a cultural climate that facilitated interdisciplinary conversation

blogs.newschool.edu/sandor-ferenczi-center

between psychoanalysis, the arts, the humanities, and the social sciences.

Fig. 8 In 1926, The New School for Social Research offered the first continuing adult education course in psychoanalysis, taught by Freud’s associate Sándor Ferenczi (top row, far right).

THE NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH

The Sándor Ferenczi Center promotes the

The New School for Social Research  

Discover a university that has been progressive since its inception. The New School was founded in 1919 by a group of progressive intellect...

The New School for Social Research  

Discover a university that has been progressive since its inception. The New School was founded in 1919 by a group of progressive intellect...