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Professor Dany Nobus

Professor Dany Nobus
Pro Vice Chancellor (External Affairs)


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.


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

Newest selected publications

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'Psychoanalysis and Power', in Stavrakakis, Y. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalytic Political Theory. London: Routledge.

Book chapter

NOBUS, DM. (2018) 'The Unconscious', in Di Leo, JD. (ed.) Bloomsbury Handbook to Literary and Cultural Theory. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

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 Chekurova, N. (eds.) Studying Lacan's Seminars IV and V: From Lack to Desire. London: Routledge.

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: Journal of Critical Literary Studies, 45 (1). ISSN: 0093-3139 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'Psychoanalysis as Poetry in Lacan's Clinical Paradigm', in Mukherjee, A. (ed.) After Lacan: Literature, Theory and Psychoanalysis in the 21st Century. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.

Book chapter
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