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What does the translator translate?

By | August 17th, 2018|LRO 83|

We are all translators, readers, interpreters. We are all translated, read, interpreted. Translation, reading, interpretation, occupy a central, crucial place in our existence since before we are born and beyond death. The current debate on abortion, for instance, can be reformulated and elucidated as a debate on the freedom of translation, of reading, of interpretation: [...]

On Life

By | August 13th, 2018|LRO 82|

In Argentina, abortion is only legal in cases of rape or danger to a woman’s life and health. Beyond these exceptions, if a woman wants to have an abortion, she has to do it clandestinely. According to the annual report of Argentina’s Ministry of Health, in 2016, 245 pregnant women died from various causes. 17.6% [...]

Women Trouble …

By | July 28th, 2018|LRO 80|

Piers Morgan exploded on Good Morning Britain, on Tuesday 3 July 2018 – “What is going wrong with this country?” A heated exchange of words ensued. He implied that the country had gone mad and likened Britain to Chairman Mao’s China. In another instance, Mrs Davies, a parent of a pupil at Philips High School, [...]


By | June 12th, 2018|LRO|

#LostInMigration could be the syntagm of our times for millions of people across the globe who have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war. As Human Flow , an epic film journey directed by Ai Weiwei shows, the contemporary moment may be the greatest human displacement since World War II. [...]

Rosemarie Trockel: woman’s secret celebration

By | June 12th, 2018|LRO|

With the work of artist Rosemarie Trockel, feminism will disclose on its own terms. Relative to women's attributes, hotplates avouch for her breast, her face… household artifacts, the stoves, knives, bottles, bear testimony of her given place in the world. Not to mention domestic endeavors, like sweeping, cooking and animal petting… all that she'll finally [...]

Love and Madness

By | May 17th, 2018|LRO|

On May 25, an exceptional symposium will be held at the Tel-Aviv Museum, where an Israeli film called "Do not Forget Me" will be screened at a pre-premiere screening after which a series of lectures will follow. The film is an Israeli-French-German co-production directed by Ram Nahari, and based on a script by Nitai Gvirtz. [...]

Lacan’s legacy in the United States

By | May 17th, 2018|LRO 77|

An interview with Tom Svolos, author of Twenty-First Century Psychoanalysis, Karnac, 2017. 1/ What is Lacan's legacy in the United States? We can trace Lacan's impact in the United States to visits he took here over fifty years ago. The impact on psychoanalysts and clinicians was minimal. However, American academics were very interested in Lacan. [...]

Data Transference

By | April 29th, 2018|LRO 76|

Earlier this month, all eyes were on Facebook. On April 10th 2018, Facebook’s chief executive and founder, Mark Zuckerberg, began a two day gauntlet of US congressional hearings in the wake of global controversies with the social media platform: Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, an epidemic of fake news, the Cambridge Analytica data [...]