Talk at FLi (Dublin) – Autism and the Voice

I want to invite all of those reading this blog in Dublin to join us on Saturday, May 20th for an in-person events, with the possibility of attendance by Zoom for those who can’t make it in person. I was invited by the Freud Lacan Institute (FLi) to give a three-hour hybrid seminar (10-1, Dublin-GMT) on the… Continue reading Talk at FLi (Dublin) – Autism and the Voice

My Book for Only 24.99€

I've had many of you contacting me and asking for an opportunity to buy my book "The Autistic Subject: On the Threshold of Language" at a reasonable price. I'm happy to share with you that in the next ten days Springer Nature is promoting the sale of my book in hardcover for only 24.99€. Long… Continue reading My Book for Only 24.99€

Lacan Reading Group on Hamlet

Those of you who follow this blog and are interested in joining our Lacan reading group in Berlin are welcome to do so starting next week. This year we will read Lacan's commentary on Hamlet in his Seminar VI: Desire and Its Interpretation.  Lacan had once said that the story of Hamlet was a modern rendition of the Oedipus… Continue reading Lacan Reading Group on Hamlet

Calum Neill Visiting Germany

Dear readers, I am delighted to inform you that Calum Neill will join us for two events in Germany in the following weeks. Calum is an Associate Professor of Psychoanalysis & Cultural Theory at Napier University (Edinburgh, Scotland). He is the author of Jacques Lacan: The Basics (2023), Ethics and Psychology: Beyond Codes of Practice… Continue reading Calum Neill Visiting Germany

Workshop: Foucault and Derrida in Couples Therapy with Freud

I want to invite you to join my 5-week workshop at Parrhesia Berlin titled 'Foucault and Derrida in Couples Therapy with Freud'. We start Tuesday Oct 18 and continue weekly until Nov 15, online (Zoom) and in-person (Berlin). In the workshop we will discuss key factors in Foucault and Derrida’s long polemical argument over the… Continue reading Workshop: Foucault and Derrida in Couples Therapy with Freud

Lecture on the Mirror Stage

Join us Thursday the 8th of September at 7:30pm (Berlin time/GMT+2) for my lecture on Lacan's mirror stage organized by the Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Group. The mirror stage is one of Jacques Lacan’s most well-received metapsychological models in the English-speaking world. In its many renditions Lacan elucidates the different forms of identification that lead… Continue reading Lecture on the Mirror Stage

The Politics of Diagnosis Workshop

This week, in collaboration with Study Groups on Psychoanalysis and Politics, we start a three-day workshop on the historical, political and social dynamics involved in diagnosis. The workshop will take place every Thursday 8pm Berlin time for the next three weeks via Zoom. Here is a short blurb about the workshop with a list of… Continue reading The Politics of Diagnosis Workshop

New Publication: “Autistic Rims and Their Vicissitudes”

My latest paper entitled "Autistic Rims and Their Vicissitudes" has just been published in the European Journal of Psychoanalysis. The paper is open-access, so it's a good opportunity to get updated about my latest developments of the notion fo the rim of the drive. For those of you interested, here is the abstract: Lacan states… Continue reading New Publication: “Autistic Rims and Their Vicissitudes”

Video Out: The Dermic Drive

I had a wonderful time giving a talk at Lacan in Scotland this month. Not only was it an opportunity to discuss some of my latest theoretical developments, I also very much enjoyed the questions and debate that followed. Lacan in Scotland provides opportunities for engaging with Lacanian psychoanalysis and related theories in Scotland. It… Continue reading Video Out: The Dermic Drive

Lacan in Scotland Talk: The Dermic Drive in Autism

I am very much looking forward for my talk at the Lacan in Scotland monthly seminar. Particularly, I am delighted to be discussing my latest work on the skin, the skin function, and the dermic drive with my friends and colleagues Amanda Diserholt and Calum Neill. Here is a short blurb about the event that… Continue reading Lacan in Scotland Talk: The Dermic Drive in Autism