The BPE/IAAPA counter-convention program in the Hamburg University
Psychiatry and National Socialism
Thursday August 5
17.00 Press conference about our convention in German:
- interview appointments are arranged
Friday August 6
10.00 Film: Selection and Extermination
by Ernst Klee (in German)
1995 Television film about psychiatry in the Nazi era, with much original material being shown for the first time, names of the murderers and how they continued after 1945.
Thereafter a discussion by scholars, users and affected persons
11.00 Speech by Dorothea S. Buck-Zerchin: English Deutsch
(Mrs. Buck was forcibly sterilized in Bethel in 1936)
Previously total extermination - today those affected are excluded from the congress by the "medical model of illness"
(with subsequent discussion)
12.15 Film: Healing by Killing by Nizam Aviram, Israel
(Interviews with the original soundtrack, english subtitles)
1996 Television film from Israel, a masterpiece like Lanzmann's "Shoah" with new material illustrating how the path from the gas chambers of the "euthanasia" was retraced in the form of medical crimes, an example of which is documented by the biography of two doctors. Thereafter a discussion by scholars, practitioners and affected persons
14.00 International press conference
concerning our convention (in english). Interviews scheduled.
15.00 International press conference
to announce the Russell Tribunal on Human Rights in Psychiatry (in english)
16.00 World Premier of the film (in German and English with english subtitles):
The Verdict of the Foucault Tribunal. by Hagai Aviel, Israel
A Documentary film of the Tribunal on the State of Psychiatry, which took place last year in co-operation with the Freie Universität Berlin. Thereafter a discussion by scholars, practitioners and affected persons
18.00 Speech by Ernst Klee: English Deutsch
The starvation murders in the institutions 1945-47 and the crimes of the psychiatrists prior to this.
"Those who honor the perpetrators murder their victims a second time."
Saturday August 7
10.00 Film: Selection and Extermination by Ernst Klee, discussion
11.00 Film: Healing by Killing by Nizam Aviram (Israel) subsequent discussion
12.45 Film: The Verdict of the Foucault Tribunal, discussion
14.30 Film: Healing by Killing by Nizam Aviram (Israel), discussion
16.15 Film: The Verdict of the Foucault Tribunal, discussion
18.00 An event in co-operation with the "Society of the victims of 'euthanasia' and forced sterilization":
direct witnesses report. Mrs. Elvira Manthey, who was able to turn back from the gas-chambers at the very last minute (unlike her sister) and Otto Klein, one of the last survivors of the devlish experiments on twins by Dr. Mengele: Medical Crimes in Germany - forced sterilization, gas-chamber murders, experiments on humans. Thereafter: the presentation of the planned memorial at Tiergartenstr. 4, "Haus des Eigensinns"
19.30 Prof. Gerburg Treusch-Dieter
The Dispositive of German Psychiatry (English)
Das Dispositiv der Psychiatrie (Deutsch)
concerning the WPA Symposium on the role of psychiatry in human rights issues.Deutsch
Sunday August 8
10.00 Film: The Verdict of the Foucault Tribunal, discussion
11.45 Film: Healing by Killing by Nizam Aviram (Israel), discussion
13.30 Film: Selection and extermination by Ernst Klee, discussion
14.30 Film: The Verdict of the Foucault Tribunal, discussion
16.15 Film: Healing by Killing by Nizam Aviram (Israel), discussion
18.00 Speech by René Talbot:
Hans Prinzhorn - A Nazi ideologist pathologizes art English Deutsch