Talks and Media

Dr. Frie gives talks and holds workshops nationally and internationally for academic, professional and general audiences alike. He has spoken in university and professional settings, as well as at libraries, synagogues, churches, community centres, schools and book festivals. He is a popular speaker and enjoys interacting with diverse audiences of different backgrounds and ages. His current area of specialty is historical trauma, cultural memory and moral responsibility related to mass racial violence and genocide. He also speaks on a wide range of other topics, including the nature of human interaction, lived experience and psychological agency, and the history and practice of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, especially related to society and culture. For a selection of forthcoming and recent talks, as well as video links to past talks and podcast interviews, please see below. For inquires, Dr. Frie can be reached by email at roger.frie@sfu.ca

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Forthcoming Talks

R. Frie (2025). Invited Lecture, Erikson Institute of the Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, MA.

R. Frie (2024). Invited Lecture, British Psychoanalytical Society Applied Section, London, England.

R. Frie (2024). Invited Lecture, William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology, New York, NY.

R. Frie (2024). Invited Lecture, Fromm Forum, Kyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto, Japan.

R. Frie (2024) Invited Lecture, Psychoanalysis and History Seminar, Japanese Society for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology, Tokyo, Japan.

R. Frie (2024). Visiting Scholar Lecture, Department of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY.

Recent Talks

R. Frie (November, 2023). After the Darkness? Holocaust Survivors’ Emotional, Psychological and Social Journeys in the Early Postwar Period. Invited speaker and panel discussion, The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, American University of Paris, France.

R. Frie (November, 2023). Embodiment and Lived Experience. Invited speaker, roundtable discussion, Wilhelm Reich Center. New York, NY.

R. Frie. (November, 2023). Perpetrator Histories, Silencing and Untold Stories: A View from Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Roudtable discussion on The Use and Abuse of Stories – New Directions in Narrative Hermeneutics, with Mark Freeman and Hanna Meretoja. Presentation to The Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology, Virtual Salon.

R. Frie (November, 2023). Utopian Dreams, the Promise & the Peril: From the Sullivanians to Chestnut Lodge and Sheppard Pratt. Invited discussant of talks by Alexander Stille and Richard Waugaman. William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY.

R. Frie (November, 2023). Nicht in meiner Familie, Deutsches Erinnern und Verantwortung nach dem Holocaust. Invited Speaker, Geschichtswerkstatt Tübingen, Germany.

R. Frie (November, 2023). Unsilencing: Psychoanalysis, Perpetration, and Lived History. Invited speaker, Oklahoma Society for Psychoanalytical Studies, Oklahoma City, OK.

R. Frie (October, 2023). Silencing Indigenous Genocide: Narratives of Denial in the Face of Historical Trauma. Featured speaker, Psychology and the Other Conference, Boston College, Boston, MA.

R. Frie (September, 2023). Rassismus und Gesellschaft: Die Pathologie der Normalität [Racism and Society: The Pathology of Normalcy]. Keynote Address, Conference on Alltagsrassismus, Versuch einer psychoanalytischen Deutung. Frankfurt, Germany.

R. Frie. (June, 2023). Disclosing Untold Stories: Bridging Collective Narratives of Perpetration with Personal Stories. Presentation to the Narrative Matters Conference, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland.

R. Frie. (June, 2023). Perpetrator Histories, Silencing and Untold Stories: A View from Contemporary Psychoanalysis. Roudtable discussion on The Use and Abuse of Stories – New Directions in Narrative Hermeneutics, with Mark Freeman and Hanna Meretoja. Presentation to the Narrative Matters Conference, Tampere University, Tampere, Finland.

R. Frie (June, 2023). Jenseits von Innen und Außen in der Psychoanalyse [Beyond Inside and Outside in Psychoanalysis]. Keynote Address, Conference on Können wir uns raushalten? Intersubjektive und kontextuelle Perspektiven in unsere klinischen Arbeit. Arbeitstagung der Maschseegruppe. Kassel, Germany.

R. Frie (June, 2023). What Ever Happened to the Centrality of Society? Fromm, the Interpersonal School and the Social Turn in Psychoanalysis. Presentation to Third International Erich Fromm Conference. International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.

R. Frie (April, 2023). Culture and Emotions. Roundtable discussion with Elliot Jurist and Christopher Christian. Presentation to Div. 39 of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

R. Frie (April, 2023). Philip Cushman, Erich Fromm and the Need for a Progressive and Social Psychoanalysis. Presentation to Div. 24 of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

R. Frie (April, 2023). Interview and invited lecture on Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust. Oxford Psychotherapy Society, Oxford, England. (Virtual)

R. Frie (February, 2023). The Legacy of a Nazi Past: Memory, Silence and Inhabiting Responsibility. Invited speaker, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study Center, New York, NY. (Virtual)

R. Frie (February, 2023). On Embodiment. Discussant of lecture by Gurmeet Kanwal, William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology, New York, NY. (Virtual)

R. Frie (February, 2023). Silencing and Erasure. Discussant of lecture by Pascal Sauvayre, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis Seminar. American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY.

R. Frie (January, 2023). Culture, Politics and Race in the Making of Interpersonal Psychoanalysis. Invited Book Presentation, William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology, New York, NY.

Talks in 2022

R. Frie (December, 2022). 1. Erich Fromm on Freud, Ferenczi and Being Centrally Related to Our Patients. Invited Lecture, Kyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto, Japan.

R. Frie (December, 2022). 2. Erich Fromm on the Social Character and the Social Unconscious. Invited Lecture, Kyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto, Japan.

R. Frie (December, 2022). 3. Clinical Case Presentation and Discussion. Invited Lecture, Kyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto, Japan.

R. Frie (November, 2022). Kyoto University Visiting Professor Public Lecture: Towards a Social Psychoanalysis. Campus Plaza, Consortium of Universities, Kyoto, Japan.

R. Frie (November, 2022). Philosophy and Psychoanalysis. Invited guest lecture, Clinical Psychology Master’s Program, International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin.

R. Frie (November, 2022), Full day workshop, Morning Lecture: Psychoanalytic Publishing: A View from the Ground; Afternoon Lecture: Psychoanalysis in an Age of Social Crises. Department of Psychology. Konan University, Kobe, Japan.

R. Frie (October, 2022). Erich Fromm’s Social Psychoanalysis. Invited lecture, William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology, New York, NY. (Virtual)

R. Frie (October, 2022). Full day workshop, Morning Lecture: Psychoanalysis at the Intersection of Society, Culture and History; Afternoon Session: Live Clinical SupervisionKyoto Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Kyoto, Japan.

R. Frie (October, 2022), Embracing Uncertainty in Psychoanalysis, Discussant of Panel, The Tradition of Relational Psychoanalysis, with Soh Agatsuma, Ken Okano, Koichi Togashi and Koichi Yokoi. 68th Annual Conference of the Japanese Psychoanalytic Association. Yokohama, Japan. 

R. Frie (September, 2022). Schweigen und Verschweigen: Erbschaften von rassistischer Massengewalt und Völkermord [Silence and Silencing: Legacies of Mass Racial Violence and Genocide]. Plenary Address, Conference, Jahrestagung, Entwicklung und Veränderung, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychoanalyse, Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik und Tiefenpsychologie. Lindau, Germany.

R. Frie (June 2022). Invited lecture and book discussion of Nicht in meiner Familie. Arbeitskreis für Intergenerationelle Folgen des Holocaust. Frankfurt, Germany. (Virtual)

R. Frie (April 2022). Invited lecture in series “Social and cultural scientific perspectives on culture(s) of remembrance” of the Hans Kilian and Lotte Köhler Center of the Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany. (Virtual)

R. Frie (March, 2022). Erich Fromm, Psychoanalysis, Society and Politics. Invited Lecture, International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy, Tel Aviv, Israel. (Virtual)

R. Frie (January, 2022). International Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture: Erich Fromm, the Holocaust Correspondence and Historical Responsibility. Psychological Humanities & Ethics Center, Boston College, Boston (with Suzanne Hershel as discussant.) (Virtual)

Talks in 2021

R. Frie (December, 2021). Dunkle Schatten: Erich Fromm, die Sozio-Psychoanalyse
und der systemische Rassismus
[Dark Shadows: Erich Fromm, Social Psychoanalysis and Systemic Racism]. Invited Lecture, International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.

R. Frie (December 2021). Applied psychoanalytic research. Invited panel presentation with Vera King, Jürgen Straub and Christina von Braun. Academic Advisory Board Meeting, International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.

R. Frie (November, 2021). Erich Fromm Vorlesung [Annual Erich Fromm Lecture]: Trauma and Silence, Erich Fromm, the Holocaust and Historical Responsibility. International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.

R. Frie (November, 2021). Psychoanalysis in the Shadow of Fascism and Genocide: Erich Fromm and the Interpersonal Tradition, Invited lecture and discussion, International Organization of the Erich Fromm Institute, Tübingen, Germany. (Virtual)

R. Frie (November, 2021). Memory and Responsibility in the Face of the Holocaust. Invited panel presentation with Aleida Assmann and Angelika Bammer of Born After, Reckoning with the German Past. Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. (Virtual)

R. Frie (October 2021). Invited panel presentation of DAAD Visiting Professor research project with Mark Solmes. International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.

R. Frie (September, 2021). Invited discussant, Doctoral Seminar in Department of History, Anthropology, Religion at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. (Virtual)

R. Frie (August, 2021). From Fascism to the Holocaust: Erich Fromm and Sociopolitical Psychoanalysis during the 1930s. Presentation to Div. 39 of the 2021 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC. (Virtual)

R. Frie (April, 2021). Understanding in Context and Culture: Discussion of Robert Stolorow. Invited presentation to Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, CA. (Virtual)

Talks in 2020

R. Frie (April, 2020). Living with Vulnerability: Social Trauma, Resilience and Indigenous Life. Keynote Address, Conference on Social Crises, American University of Paris, France. (Virtual)

R. Frie (February, 2020). Silencing Historical Trauma and Racism: Recognizing Psychology’s Limits. Presentation to Div. 24 of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

R. Frie (February, 2020). Listening, But Not Hearing: On Being Implicated and Vulnerable. Presentation to Div. 24 of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

R. Frie (February, 2020). Erich Fromm and Sociopolitical Psychoanalysis: Discussion of Lynne Layton. Invited presentation to American Psychoanalytic Association, New York, NY.

R. Frie (February, 2020). Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust. Invited presentation to the Graduate Liberal Studies Program, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie (January, 2020). History, Memory, Trauma. Invited presentation to the Integrative Psychotherapy Association, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie (January, 2020). Legacies of Perpetration: Confronting my Family’s Unspoken Nazi Past. Invited panel presentation with Angelika Bammer and Peter Rudnytsky, Annual Modern Languages Association Conference, Seattle, WA.

Talks in 2019

R. Frie. (October, 2019). Legacies of Perpetration: Confronting my Family’s Nazi Past. Invited public lecture presented at Deutsches Haus, Columbia University, New York. Organized jointly by the Department of German and the University Seminar on Cultural Memory, Columbia University, New York, NY.

R. Frie. (October, 2019). Critical Engagement for Critical Times: Thinking and Reflecting in a Space of Vulnerability. Plenary panel presentation to International Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie. (October, 2019). Being Implicated and Embracing Discomfort: Discussion of Bhatia and Sperry. Plenary panel presentation to International Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie. (October, 2019). Listening, But Not Hearing: On Being Implicated and Vulnerable. Featured speaker presentation with Mark Freeman. Psychology and the Other Conference, Boston College, Boston, MA.

R. Frie. (October, 2019). Silent Histories: Erich Fromm and the Unpublished Holocaust Correspondence. Invited Presentation to the William Alanson White Institute, New York, NY.

R. Frie. (June, 2019). Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust: Personal, Clinical and Contemporary Reflections. Invited public lecture, followed by panel discussion. International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.

R. Frie. (June, 2019). Erich Fromm and the Holocaust. Invited lecture. Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies Program. Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

R. Frie. (June, 2019). Unwanted Perpetrator Fragments: Memory, Silence and Inhabiting Responsibility. Invited lecture. Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies Program. Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

R. Frie. (June, 2019). The Sociocultural Turn in Psychoanalysis. Invited lecture. Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies Program and Department of Psychology. Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

R. Frie. (June, 2019). Haunting Legacies: Confronting My Family’s Nazi Past. Invited lecture in Jewish Studies Program. University of California, Davis, Davis, CA.

R. Frie. (May, 2019). Intergenerational Inheritances and Trauma. Invited guest speaker in Collective Trauma and Collective Memory graduate course. Department of Sociology. University of California, Davis, Davis, CA.

R. Frie. (May, 2019). Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust. Invited public lecture in the Holocaust Across the Disciplines Lecture Series. Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program and Department of Psychology. San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA.

R. Frie. (April, 2019). Erich Fromm and the Holocaust. Invited speaker to the Western Branch Canadian Psychoanalytic Society, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie. (April, 2019). Memory and Responsibility in the Wake of the Holocaust. Invited speaker to the Western Branch Canadian Psychoanalytic Society, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie. (February, 2019). Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust. Invited public lecture. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.

R. Frie. (February, 2019). The Struggle of German Memory. Invited guest lecture to The German Program: Philosophy, Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Psychoanalysis and Social Psychology. The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.

Talks in 2018

R. Frie. (December, 2018). Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust. Invited speaker to the Jewish Studies Program, Fordham University, New York, NY.

R. Frie. (December, 2018). Unwanted Fragments: Listening, Witnessing and Inhabiting Responsibility. Workshop with Sue Grand and Jill Salberg. The Stephen Mitchell Relational Study Center, New York NY.   

R. Frie. (November, 2018). History’s Ethical Demand: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust. Kristallnacht Memorial Lecture. Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA.

R. Frie. (November, 2018). Transmitting Trauma and Inheriting Histories of Perpetration. Seminar with Sue Grand and Jill Salberg. The Stephen Mitchell Relational Study Center, New York NY.    

R. Frie. (November, 2018). Culture in Crisis: The Relevance of Erich Fromm. Plenary panel presentation with Jeffrey Alexander, Sandra Buechler and Mark Edmundson. Interpersonal Psychoanalysis and the Birth of Relationality: The William Alanson White Institute at 75. International House, Columbia University, New York, NY.  

R. Frie. (October, 2018). Sullivan, Culture and Racism. Guest Lecture at the William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology, New York, NY.   

R. Frie. (October, 2018). History, Psychoanalysis and Nazism. Open dialogue with Thomas Kohut. Searching for Creativity in Times of Crisis: 41st International Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Vienna, Austria.

R. Frie. (October, 2018). The Presence and Absence of History. Plenary panel presentation with Thomas Aichhorn, Dagmar Herzog and Thomas Kohut, History Flows Through Us: Psychoanalysis, Historical Trauma and the Shaping of Experience. 41st International Conference on the Psychology of the Self, Vienna, Austria. 

R. Frie. (October, 2018). Discussant of Donna Orange. From Silencing to Dialogue: Learning from Interpersonalists. The William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology, New York NY.  

R. Frie. (September, 2018). German Memory after the Holocaust. Invited presentation to the Jewish Studies Program, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA.  

R. Frie. (September, 2018). Facing History’s Ethical Demand: Memory, Denial and Responsibility. A full day workshop at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Los Angeles, CA.

R. Frie. (September, 2018). Private Matters: Expanding the Margins of the Lebenslauf. Writing seminar presentation. The German Studies Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

R. Frie. (September, 2018). The Notion of Empathy and Current German Studies. A Round Table Discussion on Empathy and History with Alon Confino, Amos Goldberg, Irene Kacandes and Thomas Kohut. The German Studies Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 

R. Frie. (July, 2018). History’s Ethical Demand: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust. Keynote Presentation to the Foundation for Genocide Studies: Holocaust and Human Behaviour Conference, co-hosted by Facing History and Ourselves Organization and the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, Vancouver, BC. 

R. Frie. (June, 2018). Psychoanalysis, Persecution and the Holocaust: Erich Fromm’s Life and Work during the 1930s. Presentation to Second International Erich Fromm Conference: Putting Society on the Couch at the International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.

R. Frie. (May, 2018). Confronting the Nazi Past: The Obligations of Memory. Public Lecture. Seattle University, Seattle, WA. 

R. Frie. (May, 2018). Academic seminaron Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After Holocaust. Psychology Department, Seattle University, Seattle, WA.

R. Frie. (May, 2018). Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After Holocaust. Public lecture and discussion with Philip Cushman. Vashon Island Havurah, Vashon Island, WA. http://www.vashonbeachcomber.com/news/havurah-to-host-author-contending-with-family-ties-to-nazis/ 

R. Frie. (May, 2018). Book reading and discussion of Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After Holocaust, Banyen Books, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie. (April, 2018). Book reading and interview by Marsha Lederman. Presentation of Western Canada Jewish Book Award for Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After Holocaust. Jewish Community Centre, Vancouver, BC. 

R. Frie. (April, 2018). Public lecture and book panel discussion of Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After Holocaust with Hilda Fernandez Alvarez, Graham Forst, Endre Koritar and Annie Ross. Hosted by the Simon Fraser University Institute of the Humanities at the Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver, BC. 

R. Frie. (April, 2018). Confronting Language: History and Trauma in the Clinical Setting. Invited presentation to The BC Neuropsychiatry Program Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. 

R. Frie. (April, 2018). Wrestling with a Nazi Family History. Two-day seminar and workshop with Roger Frie, Scholar-in-Residence, Temple Israel, Minneapolis, MN.

R. Frie. (March, 2018). Presentation and book panel discussion of Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After Holocaust with Alon Confino, Irene Kacandes and Thomas Kohut. Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. 

R. Frie. (February, 2018). Karl Jaspers and the Contexts of Understanding. Invited Lecture, Seminar on Psychoanalysis and Philosophy, American Psychoanalytic Association Conference, New York, NY.

R. Frie. (February, 2018). Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After Holocaust. Ziegler Lecture Series, Department of Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. 

Talks in 2017

R. Frie. (November, 2017). Witnessing the Crimes of Our Grandparents: Remembering and Responsibility in the Wake of the Holocaust. Invited Lecture, The George and Irina Schaeffer Center for the Study of Genocide, Human Rights and Conflict Prevention, American University of Paris, France. 

R. Frie. (November, 2017). Featured book and author interview, Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust, Vancouver Jewish Book Festival, Vancouver, BC.

R. Frie. (October, 2017). History’s Ethical Demand: Remembering and Responsibility in the Wake of the Holocaust. Plenary Address. Psychology and the Other Conference, Cambridge, MA.

R. Frie. (October, 2017). Psychology’s underside: The denial of difference and culture. Discussion of Sunil Batia’s History’s Ethical Demand: Remembering and Responsibility in the Wake of the Holocaust. Psychology and the Other Conference, Cambridge, MA.

R. Frie. (October, 2017). Witnessing the Crimes of Our Grandparents: Memory, Denial and Responsibility After the Holocaust. Invited lecture, William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis and Psychology, New York, NY.

R. Frie (May 2017). Memory between the psyche and the social: traumatic history and German family narrative. Invited public lecture. University of Essex, Colchester, England.

R. Frie (May 2017). Struggling with Memory: German Family Narrative, Traumatic History and Psychological Understanding. Invited presentation to the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies. University of Essex, Colchester, England.

R. Frie (May 2017). Struggling with Memory: German Family Narrative, Traumatic History and Psychological Understanding. Invited talk to the Centre for Narrative Research, University of East London, England.

R. Frie (May 2017). The Intersection of Philo-Semitism and Anti-Semitism: German Responses to the Nazi Past and the Holocaust. Zionism and Antisemitism International Conference, London: 24-26 May 2017, Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London.

R. Frie (May 2017). Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust. Invited public seminar. Department of Psychosocial Studies, Birkbeck College and the Pears Institute for the study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck, University of London.

R. Frie. (January, 2017). Response to Louis Sass’s Lacan: The Mind of the Modernist. Presentation to the Seminar on Philosophy and Psychoanalysis, American Psychoanalytic Association 2017 National Meeting, New York, NY.

Talks in 2016

R. Frie. (September, 2016). Shaping Prejudice: The Narrative of German Suffering in WWII and its Ramifications. Paper presentation to the conference on Fomenting Political Violence, University of Essex, Colchester, England.

R. Frie. (June, 2016). Remembering and Forgetting: German Family Narratives in the Wake of the Holocaust. Paper presentation to the Narrative Matters Conference at the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC.

R. Frie. (May, 2016). Philosophy, Culture and Psychoanalytic Practice. Invited Presentation to the Japanese Forum of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. Hyogo, Japan.

R. Frie. (May, 2016). Clinical Case Consultation for the Japanese Forum of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology. Hyogo, Japan.

R. Frie. (April, 2016). Bridging Disciplines: Philosophy, Psychoanalysis and Education. Invited Address to Symposium at the Faculty of Human Sciences, Konan University, Kobe, Japan.

R. Frie. (April, 2016). Clinical Case Consultation for the Graduate Psychotherapy Program, Faculty of Human Sciences, Konan University, Kobe, Japan.

R. Frie. (January, 2016). Response to Mark Freeman’s Discerning the Narrative Unconscious. Presentation to the Seminar on Philosophy and Psychoanalysis, American Psychoanalytic Association 2016 National Meeting, New York, NY.

Selected Videos of Talks

R. Frie. (March, 2022). Clinical Contributions of Erich Fromm: Psychoanalytic Theory and Practice. Israel Relational Forum, International Association of Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Tel Aviv, Israel: link

R. Frie. (January, 2022). International Holocaust Memorial Day Lecture: Erich Fromm, the Holocaust Correspondence and Historical Responsibility. Psychological Humanities & Ethics Center, Boston College, Boston (with Suzanne Hershel as discussant.): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fub9hCS3VE8

R. Frie. (December, 2021). Dunkle Schatten: Erich Fromm, die Sozio-Psychoanalyse
und der systemische Rassismus
. Invited lecture, International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HlTA21FHHI

R. Frie. (November, 2021). Erich Fromm Vorlesung: Trauma and Silence, Erich Fromm, the Holocaust and Historical Responsibility. International Psychoanalytic University, Berlin, Germany: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-2kG08ajjPc

R. Frie. (November, 2021). Memory and Responsibility in the Face of the Holocaust. Invited panel presentation with Aleida Assmann and Angelika Bammer of Born After, Reckoning with the German Past. Institute for Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKJ3tkHkSOA

R. Frie. (April, 2020). Keynote Address: Living with Vulnerability: Social Trauma, Resilience and Indigenous Life. Conference on Social Crises, American University of Paris, France.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TvtpUtHsMI&t=1s

R. Frie. (June 2018). Brief interview, discussing Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust (Oxford University Press, 2017). Simon Fraser University Publication Series: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9mef1SUXgs

Selected Podcast Interviews

German Books Podcast, New Books Network, January 30, 2018, Author interview about: Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility After the Holocaust (Top 10 most listened-to-podcasts in German books through mid-2020). Link

Third Reich History Podcast, April 27, 2018. Author discussion: Confronting Nazism in the Family: Frie on Silence, Forgetting and Remembering. Link

Radio Talking Book: Minnesota National Public Radio (October 2018): “Not in My Family – Nonfiction by Roger Frie, 2017. Author and psychologist Roger Frie addresses an unspoken Nazi history in his German family, confronting issues of historical memory and inter-generational trauma. Read by Rachael Freed. 14 broadcasts starting Monday, October 15, 2018.” Created by Minnesota’s Disability Community News Source.