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Professor Emeritus Peter Loewenberg will be honored for his lifetime of achievement and contributions to the field by the New Center for Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, on March 6, 2021.
February 11, 2021


 NCP is dedicated to deepening the understanding of being human through the theory and practice of psychoanalysis. 

We Invite You To Celebrate the Extraordinary Life of  

Peter Loewenberg, PhD  

Saturday, March 6, 2021

10 AM - 12 PM PT


Join us as we congratulate and honor Dr. Loewenberg on his lifetime of achievement and celebrate his worldwide contributions as a historian, psychoanalyst, and the architect of the research psychoanalyst training programs. 

You will hear about Peter from special guests, including Dr. Nancy Chodorow, Dr. Sverre Varvin, chair of the China Committee, IPA, Dr. Robert Paul, psychoanalyst and anthropologist at Emory University, and from family and friends.  

We invite you to share your messages and stories, which will be compiled and presented to Dr. Loewenberg. 

RSVPs are required

Peter Loewenberg, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of History and Political Psychology at UCLA. He led the UCLA Bruin Grenada Project in 1965-66 when MLK's SCLC called on UCLA for teaching help in preparing the segregated African-American high school students in Grenada, northern Mississippi for school integration. 

Dr. Loewenberg is a Training and Supervising Analyst and former Dean of the New Center for Psychoanalysis. He was elected North American Representative on the International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) Board. He Chaired the IPA China Committee, 2007-2013, which initiated full psychoanalytic training in China. He is the author of many publications, including Decoding the Past: the Psychohistorical Approach (1996) and Fantasy and Reality in History (1995). He is Editor (with Nellie Thompson) of 100 Years of the IPA (1910-2010) (2011). 

He was elected an Honorary Member of the German Psychoanalytic Association (DPV), was the Sir Peter Ustinov Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna, and received the Nevitt Sanford Award for his professional contributions to the field of Political Psychology. The Austrian Republic conferred on him its Cross for Culture and Art. He served as Chair of the Committee on Research and Special Training of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

Winner of the first Edith Sabshin Award "for excellence in teaching psychoanalytic concepts" in 1999, he is also the recipient of Fulbright, Social Science Research Council, American Council of Learned Societies, National Endowment for the Humanities, Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Austrian Ministry of Education, Pro Helvetia, and Max Planck Institute für Geschichte fellowships and many other honors. 

We invite you to donate in Peter’s honor to NCP's Scholarship Fund for Training Research Analysts.

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