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Professor Dany Nobus

Professor Dany Nobus
Professor in Psychology


Clinical Psychologist, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and 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.


  • PhD Psychology (Ghent)
  • MA Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (Ghent)
  • MSc Clinical Psychology (Ghent)
  • BSc Psychology (Ghent)

Newest selected publications

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'The Unconscious', in Di Leo, JR. (ed.) The Bloomsbury Handbook of Literary and Cultural Theory. London: Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 10: 1350012807. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'How to Grow a Nose: The Education of Desire in More's Utopia and Sade's Libertine Republic'. College Literature: A Journal of Critical Literary Studies, 45 (2). pp. 278 - 307. ISSN: 0093-3139 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'Psychoanalytic Geopolitics', in Stavrakakis, Y. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalytic Political Theory. London: Routledge.Open Access Link

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'The Logical Time of Diagnosis: Terms and Conditions of the Symptom in the Lacanian Tradition', in Bailly, L., Lichtenstein, D. and Bailly, S. (eds.) The Lacan Tradition. London : Routledge. pp. 137 - 155.

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'Drawing the Urinary Trait: Fantasy and Analytic Technique in Ruth Lebovici's Treatment of a Transitory Perversion', in Owens, C. and Almqvist, N. (eds.) Studying Lacan's Seminars IV and V: From Lack to Desire. London: Routledge.

Book chapter
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