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School, Dream and Sinthome

By | July 1st, 2020|LRO 235|

The perspective I chose for the Conversation organized by the Council under the title “School in Times of Pandemic”, occurred to me based on the latest events that arose within the World Association of Psychoanalysis. On April 26, the WAP president, Angelina Harari, publishes a statement where she first underlines her particular interest in following [...]

It’s easy to see segregation in other cultures and not in your own

By | June 20th, 2020|LRO 233|

Jorge Assef by Luz Saint Phat   "The United States are burning", this was one of the headlines shown in the news these days in different places around the world to portray the scale and historical significance of the social outburst that took place after the murder of George Floyd in the city of Minneapolis. [...]

The Veil Is Torn

By | June 17th, 2020|LRO 232|

 Killing me softly with his song Killing me softly [1]   It is a theme inscribed in the preparations of our Study Days on the sexual assault: the intimate unveiled. The expression in its simplicity implies a definition of the intimate, as that which is not unveiled. In any case, that which should not be unveiled, and [...]

The Empty Plinth

By | June 13th, 2020|LRO 231|

As the reports of Edward Colston’s statue being pulled down from the plinth in Bristol have started to reach us, our memories were still fresh with a similar scene occurring in Baghdad at the beginning of the Iraq war. Is it surprising that statues are pulled down? Clearly, they mean something to people who topple [...]

Pushing the impossible so that history will continue

By | June 6th, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #110|

It is only by pushing the impossible into its last defenses that impotence takes the power to make the patient turn into the agent. [1] Jacques Lacan     When sanitary measures forced us to set up "home offices" I had no doubts about the fidelity this type of practice had with regards to our ethics; [...]

Art#COVID19: a liquid element?

By | June 5th, 2020|COVID-19 / 2020 #109|

Breathtaking! At the time of deconfinement in France, the question of art’s place, in our postmodernity, arises. Since the sanitary lockdown, galleries, museums are closed, festivals and concerts are canceled. Artists one-by-one are deprived of the bodies’ stimuli mainly in the presence of humanized gaze on their artwork. Facing this very traumatic event, professionals[i] from [...]