Have you registered for the IPA Prague Congress yet?
There’s just a few weeks to go, so if you haven’t registered click here-you will need your Username and Password.
If you’ve already registered –
Please remember to bring your confirmation letter with you.
When you register you are automatically sent a confirmation letter by e-mail that details the tickets you have bought. The letter has a barcode at the top. As with recent Congresses, bringing this letter with you will save you queuing up at the IPA check-in desk at the Hilton. If you can no longer find your barcode-letter please write to Congress@ipa.org.uk
New – Congress Paper Database
If you want to read a Congress paper in advance, or print out a copy to follow while you listen to a presentation, then you can use the IPA’s new Congress Paper Database. It includes many of the papers and presentations to be delivered at the Prague Congress. Records include complete papers, as well as some abstracts and summaries. To find a paper all you need to do is enter either the title, name of author, type of session or a key word (subject). All confidential papers have been excluded from the database. The papers can be downloaded as PDFs.
To access the database click here You will need your IPA Username and Password.
Provisional Programme- Update
Click here to see the latest version of the listing of Congress activities.
The Congress has been designed to enable you to participate in small forums, including Post-Panel Discussion Groups that follow the Major Panels. Click the link for more details. Remember the vast majority of Congress sessions (Panels, papers, lectures, small discussion groups) do not have to be booked in advance.
Beat the queues – Lunch buffet available
To pre-order a tasty lunch-time snack at the Hilton for €16, write to Brigitte Reusch on firstname.lastname@example.org
The leading Czech director Jiri Menzel’s Larks on a string (1969) will be screened simultaneously in two rooms (one with English subtitles, the other with French ones), followed by a dialogue between Antoine Corel and Jiri Menzel and with the audience.
The film Menzel made after his famous Closely Observed Trains has not found the recognition it deserves. With subversive humour and a profound faith in human values, it portrays the fight carried on by a group of prisoners in a ‘re-education camp’ in the 50
Friday 2 August, 1845 – 2335
Joseph Dodds, Andrea Sabbadini and Roman Telerovsky present a film panel / screening with the Czech film maker, surrealist, animator and artist, Jan Svankmajer, whose work spans more than half a century, exploring powerful themes such as childhood, fantasy, automata, death, memory, perversion, eating / cannibalism, fairy tales, and the uncan