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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) 'From Sense to Sensation: Francis Bacon, Pasting Paint and the Futility of Lacanian Psychoanalysis', in Ware, B. (ed.) Francis Bacon: Painting, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis. London: Thames & Hudson. pp. 95 - 116. ISBN 10: 050097098X.

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2019) 'Sigmund Freud e il Caso dell'Uomo Mosè: sul sapere del trauma e sul trauma del sapere'. Studi Avanzati in Psicoanalisi, 11 (1). pp. 1 - 11. ISSN: 2284-1059

Journal article

Nobus, DM. (2019) 'Psychoanalytic Geopolitics', in Stavrakakis, Y. (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Psychoanalytic Political Theory. London: Routledge. pp. 355 - 368. ISBN 10: 1138696315. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Nobus, DM. (2019) 'O "Escritos" de Lacan revisitado: Sobre a escrita como objeto de desejo'. Lacuna: Uma Revista de Psicanálise, 4 (7). pp. 6 - 43. ISSN: 1447-1663 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nobus, DM. (2019) 'Commodified Reason in the Neo-liberal University Discourse: Thoughts for the Times on the Teaching of Psychoanalysis in Universities'. Vestigia, 2 (1). pp. 191 - 217.Open Access Link

Journal article
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