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Professor Dany Nobus

Professor Dany Nobus
Professor - Psychology

Marie Jahoda 207


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. (2020) 'The Madness of Princess Alice: Sigmund Freud, Ernst Simmel and Alice of Battenberg at Kurhaus Schloß Tegel'. History of Psychiatry, 31 (1). ISSN: 0957-154X Open Access Link

Journal article

Downing, L. and Nobus, DM. (2020) 'The Iconography of Autoerotic Asphyxiation: From Fantasmatic Fetish to Forensic Fact'. Keep It Dirty, 1.Open Access Link

Journal article

Nobus, DM. (2019) 'A Father: Puzzle'. The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, 100 (5). pp. 1061 - 1064. ISSN: 0020-7578 Open Access Link

Journal article

Nobus, DM. (2019) 'From Sense to Sensation: 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 Open Access Link

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