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So far LRO TEAM has created 16 blog entries.

#LostInMigration

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 [...]

A Marathon Reading of ‘Massenpsychologie’ at Freud’s House in London

By | April 16th, 2018|LRO 74|

On YouTube, you can watch the encounter between black British Guardian journalist Gary Younge and American white nationalist Richard Spencer (6 November 2017). Younge proceeds as if the normal rules of question and answer apply, but Spencer’s speech takes no account of that and just becomes increasingly offensive and racist as the three minutes tick [...]