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Dany Nobus: Transformations of Lacan’s teaching and institutional transmissions from 1963 till 1967.

Saturday, November 4, 2023 · 10 am – 12 pm PDT


This inaugural talk of the Lacan Salon Speaker’s Series for 2023-24, Dany Nobus will present a lecture on the transformations in Lacan’s teaching and institutional transmissions from 1963 to 1967. Dany Nobus is a Professor of Psychoanalytic Psychology at Brunel University London, a Founding Scholar of the British Psychoanalytic Council, and a former Chair and Fellow of the Freud Museum London. He has published extensively on the history, theory, and practice of psychoanalysis, exploring the intersections between psychoanalysis, philosophy, and the arts, as well as the history of ideas, with a particular emphasis on the Renaissance and Early Modern periods. His recent books include “Critique of Psychoanalytic Reason: Studies in Lacanian Theory and Practice” (Routledge 2022), “Thresholds and Pathways between Jung and Lacan: On the Blazing Sublime,” which he co-edited with Ann Casement and Phil Goss (Routledge 2020), and “The Law of Desire: On Lacan’s ‘Kant with Sade'” (Palgrave 2017). In 2017, he was awarded the Sarton Medal by the University of Ghent for his exceptional contributions to psychoanalytic historiography. Currently, he is working on an in-depth biography of Jacques Lacan.