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Professor Dany Nobus

Professor Dany Nobus
Professor - Psychology

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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. (2019) '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'. London : Routledge. pp. 110 - 167. ISBN 10: 0415708028. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2019) 'The Unconscious', in Di Leo, JR. (ed.) The Bloomsbury Handbook of Literary and Cultural Theory. London: Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 730 - 731. ISBN 10: 1350012807. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2019) '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. pp. 3 - 14. ISBN 10: 0367027682.

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2018) 'Lacan's Écrits Revisited: On Writing as Object of Desire'. Psychoanalytische Perspectieven, 36 (4). pp. 345 - 374. ISSN: 0771-5862 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 Twenty-First Century. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. pp. 74 - 92. ISBN 10: 1108466486. Open Access Link

Book chapter
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