Archive for the “Contemporary” category

Segregation, subversion, separation : 4th May 2017 : Guy Poblome

by Julia Evans on May 4, 2017

Towards Pipol 8 : 4th European Congress of Psychoanalysis : The clinic outside-the-norms (La Clinique hors-les-normes): 1st & 2nd July 2017 – Brussels Circulated by EuroFédération of Psychoanalysis (EFP) : From: PIPOL 8 : on 4th May 2017 at 06:03:59 BST as My Way 22 (…)

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Burning Questions : 19th April 2017 : Justine Junius

by Julia Evans on April 19, 2017

Quote : In this issue of My Way we see how scientific discourse comes to occupy an increasingly prominent place in the clinic and how this is also concordant with the ever increasing malaise in our civilization. Towards PIPOL 8 (…)

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Love Thy Neighbour: In “Significant Quantities” : 26th March 2017 : Joanne Conway

by Julia Evans on March 26, 2017

Note : Joanne Conway is from Dublin, Ireland. This text explores current Irish examples of Freud’s observations of the annihilation of the subject. In the UK Jimmy Savile’s activities, the Rotherham sex abuse case also point to what happens when (…)

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Wake up, Europe! Lessons from New York : 24th March 2017 : María Cristina Aguirre

by Julia Evans on March 24, 2017

Permission to post this text was sought as it contains extremely clear account of how political events appear in our clinic & are integral to its operation. Published on the blog ‘Psychoanalysts against Marine le Pen’ : In preparation for (…)

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A Tearing up of Time : 26th July 2016 (France) : Guy Briole, interviewed by Noa Farchi

by Julia Evans on July 26, 2016

In the aftermath of the latest terrorist attacks that took place in France -in Nice on July 14th 2016 and in a church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray 12 days later-, Noa Farchi interviewed Guy Briole.
Guy Briole is a psychiatrist and a psychoanalyst. (…)

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A Personal View – the Killings in Orlando and Birstall

by Julia Evans on June 19, 2016

How to teach what cannot be taught? That is what Freud has crystallised [found a way?]. He considered that everything is but a dream, and everyone (if one uses an equivalent expression), everyone is mad that is to say delusional.[i] (…)

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Society of Digital Distrust : Spring 2016 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on March 1, 2016

Translated by Philip Dravers p112-117 of The Lacanian Review : Issue 01 : Spring 2016 In response to ‘Desire for Certainty : Descartes and the order of reasons’ : 11th March 1991 (Buenos Aires) : Jacques-Alain Miller, translated by Austin (…)

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Schreber’s case revisited with echoes noted in the family of Fred West

by Julia Evans on January 11, 2015

Austin Gross (see 17th December 2014) raises three questions which interest me: Am I right that, after a hundred years, we still have no idea what was censored in chapter three of Schreber’s Memoirs? I haven’t managed to track (…)

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An Examination of ‘Learned Helplessness’

by Julia Evans on December 11, 2014

The Production of ‘Learned Helplessness’ Quote: ‘Now I couldn’t endure the pain. I felt I was going to die’ ‘I was literally suffocating inside the bag’ ‘If he wants a confession, I gave one. Does he want me to resurrect (…)

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Psychical reality in action

by Julia Evans on September 18, 2014

In my post How are Freud & Lacan evidence-based?  (Available here), I refer to Sigmund Freud’s arguments in The Project for a Scientific Psychology: 23rd & 25th September & 5th October 1895: Sigmund Freud  : Available here, to establish via (…)

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