Dany Nobus is a Clinical Psychologist, Psychoanalyst, Professor and former Chair of the Freud Museum London.

Main research interests include the history, theory and practice of psychoanalysis, the history of psychiatry, and the intersections between psychoanalysis, philosophy and the arts. In 2017, Dany Nobus was awarded the Sarton medal of the University of Ghent for his outstanding contributions to the history of psychoanalysis.

Dr. Nobus has authored, edited, and contributed to many psychoanalytic books and journals. Recently, ‘Kant with Sade’, in Vanheule, S., Hook, D. and Neill, C. (eds.) Reading Lacan’s Écrits: From ‘Signification of the Phallus’ to ‘Metaphor of the Subject’.

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Rendering Unconscious is also a book! Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics and Poetry (Trapart, 2019)

Mentioned in this episode:

The Seven Percent Solution by Nicholas Meyer

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Sacred Intent: Conversations with Carl Abrahamsson (1986-2019) https://store.trapart.net/details/00082

Das Unbehagen – A Free Association for Psychoanalysis

DU event with Otto Kernberg “The Suicide of Psychoanalytic Institutes

International Das Unbehagen Conference – Psychoanalysis to Come: Community and Culture (postponed)

Next 2020: When the Ice Melts organized by Michael Garfinkle and Manya Steinkoler (postponed)

Dany Nobus – Knowing Nothing, Staying Stupid (Routledge, 2005)

S.A.W. aka S. Alfonso Williams

Jamieson Webster

Simon Critchley

Manya Steinkoler

Manya Steinkoler and Vanessa Sinclair interviewed by Tracy Morgan about the book On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives on New Books in Psychoanalysis podcast.

Dany Nobus mentions Alice’s Kitchen Seminar in the book Jacques Lacan and the Freudian Practice of Psychoanalysis

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The song at the end of the episode is “A mirror of nothing” by Vanessa Sinclair + Damages, from the album Message 23.

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Artwork by Vanessa Sinclair from the Mementeros series. You may view the film here. Or acquire the soundtrack here.