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International Interdisciplinary Conference
23 -24 June 2022

in Psychology, Culture and Art

International Interdisciplinary Conference

Dear Participants,
See you on Thursday!

Organizer: InMind Support

Scientific Committee:
Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Paulo Endo – University of São Paulo, Brazil






              By living in constant stress, rivalry, hurry and uncertainty of tomorrow, we become victims of various addictions more and more often. During our international conference we would like to observe this phenomenon in a possibly broadest perspective. We will be interested in all kinds of addictions: both the most popular, well-known ones, and the rarest, eccentric and surprising ones. We would like to talk about alcoholism, drug addiction, workaholism, sexoholism, but also, for instance, addictions to sushi, fortune telling, or taking part in conferences. We will describe addictions in their present and historical aspects, in cultural, social and individual dimensions, in real life and in artistic representations. That is why we invite researchers and practitioners representing various disciplines: psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis, sociology, anthropology, politics, philosophy, history, literary studies, theatre studies, film studies, memory studies, migration studies, consciousness studies, dream studies, gender studies, postcolonial studies, medical sciences, cognitive sciences, law, to name w few.

            Different forms of presentations are encouraged, including case studies, theoretical inqueries, problem-oriented arguments or comparative analyses.

            We will be happy to hear from both experienced scholars and young academics, doctoral and graduate students. Therapists, counselors and practitioners in the field of addiction treatment are also very welcome. We also invite all persons interested in participating in the conference as listeners, without giving a presentation.


             Our repertoire of suggested topics includes but is not restricted to:


  1. Everyday life

  • Games people play

  • Addiction as entertainment

  • Addiction as escape

  • Addiction as self-destructiveness

  • Addictions and crimes

  • Positive aspects of addictions

  • Addicts’ families

  • Life without addictions


   2. Science

  • Addictions and compulsive-obsessive disorder

  • Addictions and neurosis

  • Addictions and psychosis

  • Addictions and hypochondria

  • Addictions and trauma

  • Addictions and mind

  • Addictions and brain

  • Addictions and soma

  • Therapeutic methods of coping with addictions


   3. Society and culture

  • Addictions and cultural differences

  • Common addictions

  • Rare addictions

  • Gender related addictions

  • Age related addictions

  • Children’s addictions

  • Politicians’ addictions

  • Priests’ addictions

  • Animals’ addictions


   4. Literature and art

  • Literature and art about addicts and addictions

  • Addictions and narrative

  • Addictions and representation

  • Addicted artists

  • Addiction to writing

  • Addiction to reading

  • Literature and art as therapy

Please submit abstracts (no longer than 300 words) of your proposed 20-minute presentations, together with a short biographical note, by 4 June 2022 to:

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 7 June 2022.

The conference language is English.

As our online conference will be international, we will consider the different time zones of our Participants.
The conference will be held virtually via Zoom. Different forms of presentations (also posters) are available

In order to participate in the conference (as a speaker or an audience member) you need to pay a REGISTRATION FEE via bank transfer or PayPal:

PRESENTERS: EUR 30 or USD 35 or GBP 30 or PLN 110 - by 15 June 2022
AUDIENCE MEMBERS: EUR 20 or USD 25 or GBP 20 or PLN 70 - by 22 June 2022

NOTE: We offer a discount for our regular Participants.

- LIVE access via individual link to all conference sessions (without installing any additional applications)
- the conference programme in PDF
- certificate of attendance  for Presenters and Audience Members (sent by email or/and by post)
- online community gathering
- easy access on any device (phone, tablet and computer) with the possibility to join or leave the conference at any time

Banking details:
Beneficiary name: InMind Support

Beneficiary Address: Jelitkowski Dwor 4
Beneficiary Bank name: SANTANDER   
The SANTANDER Swift code is:  WBKPPLPP
Beneficiary Bank account numbers (IBAN):
Payment in PLN:           
95 1090 2590 0000 0001 4259 8763   
Payment in EUR:           
PL58 1090 2590 0000 0001 4259 8847     
Payment in USD: via PayPal - please ask for a special link     

In the description field, please quote your first and last name and a note " addictions conference".
All banking charges are to be covered by the Sender.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
NOTE: PAYPAL PAYMENTS (USD, GBP or EUR) ARE ALSO ACCEPTED (on request) - Please ask for a  link.
3 months before the conference and more - 50%
from 3 months to 1 month - 75%             
1 month before the conference and less - 100%                 
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