Articles in English

Rosine Perelberg: Après coup, crypt and the work of the negative

During the Otto Fenichel and His Legacy Conference in Prague in October 2017, we had a chance to meet some of the most prominent...

Adrienne Harris: The next generation of psychoanalysts should understand the importance of freedom

Adrienne Harris is one of the leading personalities of Relational psychoanalysis. Among other things, she is an Associate Editor of Psychoanalytic Dialogues journal and...

The Quality of Free Association as an Expression of a Relationship With a Psychoanalyst

The concept of free association is based on one-person psychology – only the analysand’s conflicts and inner dynamic are usually considered when the content...

Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part III.

This article is the last of our three part series about Underground psychoanalysis in Prague (part one and part two). In the traumatizing conditions of political...

Death and Civilisation

“Nature rises up against us, majestic, cruel and inexorable.” —Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion Freud’s The Future of an Illusion and Civilization and its...

Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part I.

It is impossible to cover half a century of Prague underground psychoanalysis without mentioning several key moments in its development. We are a society...

David Bell: Psychoanalysts‘ Role Also is to Communicate Their Understanding to the Public

David Bell is a Past President of the British Psychoanalytical Society and one of the leading experts on the relation between psychoanalysis and other disciplines:...

The Concept of Trauma in Lacanian Psychoanalysis

“Trauma” is one of those words about whose meaning there is no consensus; or, to use a Lacanian term, it functions as a point...

Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part II.

This is a follow-up of the article Underground psychoanalysis in Prague – part I. Now, I would like to cover several themes which I consider to...