Reviews & Reports

Reviews & Reports is an electronic archive of brief summaries of past APPI events which are available to download. They include Clinical Seminars, Study and Training Events, Clinical Innovations in Psychoanalysis Series and APPI’s Annual Congress.

Report: Guy Le Gaufey Seminar

angry-godReport of the APPI Clinical Seminar with Guy Le Gaufey: ‘Omnipotence Without the Omnipotent’.
Dublin, 24 October 2015

Guy Le Gaufey was a member of the École Freudienne de Paris from 1974 to its dissolution in 1980. He co-founded the Lacanian revue Littoral in 1981, and the École lacanienne de psychanalyse in 1985. He has written many papers and published many books.

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Report: Gerry Sullivan Seminar

surveillanceReport of the APPI Clinical Seminar with Gerry Sullivan ‘Perversion, Structure, Culture.’ Dublin, 19 September 2015.

Gerry Sullivan is a member of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research (CFAR, London) and has a private practice in London.

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Report: Annie Rogers Seminar

a-shining-afflictionReport of the APPI Clinical Seminar with Annie Rogers: ‘The Analyst’s Act and the Child’s Desire:
 A Retrospective Case Study’.
Dublin, 20 June 2015

Annie G. Rogers, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Psychology at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is the co-director of the Program in Psychoanalytic Studies at the college, and teaches on the faculty of the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis in San Francisco. A practising analyst, she is the author of ‘A Shining Affliction’ (Penguin Viking, 1995), and ‘The Unsayable’ (Random House, 2006), as well as academic articles, memoir, short fiction and poetry. Her book, ‘Incandescent Alphabets: Psychosis and the Enigma of Language’, will be published by Karnac Books in 2016.

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Report: Geneviève Morel Seminar

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Report on the APPI two part clinical seminar by Geneviève Morel
Part 1: The inclination towards terror. Part 2: Gender, between interpellation and classification
Dublin, 30 May 2015.

Geneviève Morel is a Psychoanalyst working in Paris and Lille.  She holds a degree in Mathematics and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology.  She is President of ‘Knowledge and Clinic’, an Association for ongoing formation in psychoanalysis, and is scientific consultant for the review of the same name.  She is also President of the College of Psychoanalysts of the A.L.E.P.H.(Association for the study of psychoanalysis and its history) and member of CFAR (London).  She is author of ‘Sexual Ambiguity; Sexuations and Psychosis’, Anthropos Economica 2000; The Clinic of Suicide (paperback in 2010); Freud’s Work; the Invention of Psychoanalysis, Breal 2006; The Law of the Mother, An  Essay on the Sexual Symptom, Anthropos Economica 2008; Screens and Dreams, Psychoanalytic Essays on the Moving Image, Barcelona, ediciones S&P 2011; Sexual Ambiguities, London, Karmac Books 2011.

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Report: Calum Neill Seminar

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Report of the APPI Clinical Seminar with Calum Neill: “Ethics, Discourse and Experience”,
Dublin, 16 May 2015

Dr. Calum Neill is a lecturer in Critical Psychology and Discourse Analysis at Edinburgh Napier University, UK.  He is also the author of Lacanian Ethics and the Assumption of Subjectivity (Palgrave, Macmillan, 2011) and Ethics and Psychology: Beyond Codes of Practice (Routledge, 2014).  Some of his earlier texts on Lacanian Ethics include: The Locus of Judgement in Lacan’s Ethics (JLS, 2005) and An Idiotic Act: On the Non-example of Antigone (The Letter, Issue 34).

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Report: APPI Study Day Keynote by Stijn Vanheule

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Report of the keynote address by Stijn Vanheule at the APPI Study Day on The Psychoses – The Seminar of Lacques Lacan, Book III 1955-1956.
Dublin, 25 April 2015.

Stijn Vanheule, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Consulting at Ghent University (Belgium), and a Psychoanalyst in private practice (member of the New Lacanian School for Psychoanalysis).  He is the author of the monograph ‘The Subject of Psychosis – a Lacanian Perspective’, (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and of ‘Diagnosis and the DSM, a Critical Review’, (Palgrave Pivot March 2014).  He has written numerous articles on Lacanian and Freudian psychoanalysis, psychoanalytic research on psychopathology, and clinical psychodiagnostics.

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Report: Olga Cox Cameron on Mulholland Drive and the Real Unconscious.

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Report of the APPI Clinical Seminar with Dr. Olga Cox Cameron on Mulholland Drive and the Real Unconscious.

Dublin, 21 March 2015.

Dr. Olga Cox Cameron is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Dublin for the past twenty seven years. She lectured in Psychoanalytic Theory and in Psychoanalysis and Literature at St. Vincent’s University Hospital and Trinity College from 1991 to 2013 and has published numerous articles in national and international journals. She is the founder of the annual Psychoanalysis and Cinema Festival.

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Report: Ian Parker Seminar

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Report on the APPI Clinical Seminar with Ian Parker:
‘Intersectionality & Representation’.

Dublin, 20 September 2014

Ian Parker is Professor of Management at the University of Leicester, Co-Director of the Discourse Unit and a practising psychoanalyst in Manchester. His books include Lacanian Psychoanalysis: Revolutions in Subjectivity (Routledge, 2011) and six books in the series ‘Psychology after Critique’ (Routledge, 2015).

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Report: Annie Rogers Seminar

the-unsayableReport on the APPI Clinical Seminar with Annie Rogers:
‘Becoming an Analysand: Hearing Unconscious Logics, Enigmas, Puzzles’.

Dublin, 21 June 2014

Annie G. Rogers is Professor of Psychoanalysis and Clinical Psychology at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis in San Francisco and the College of Psychoanalysts in Ireland. She is the author of A Shining Affliction (Penguin Viking, 1995) and The Unsayable: The Hidden Language of Trauma (Random House, 2006), as well as academic articles, memoir, short fiction and poetry.

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