Posts for the “Agent’s Position” category

New incarnations of the desire for democracy in Europe : 31st October 2017 : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on October 31, 2017

Towards the European Forum “Determined Desires for Democracy in Europe” of 18th November 2017 in Turin. This follows the July 2017 conference, see here Circulated by EuroFédération de Psychanalyse : (…)

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A preliminary engagement with ‘Psychoanalytic Violence: An Essay in Indifference in Ethical Matters’ by Dany Nobus

by Julia Evans on July 30, 2017

Owen Hewitson commented on Professor Dany Nobus’s paper ‘Psychoanalytic Violence: An Essay on Indifference in Ethical Matters’ to the Earl’s Court Clinical Group, in Earl’s Court, London on Thursday 27th July (…)

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What makes the initial interventions by an analyst work?

by Julia Evans on April 1, 2017

This paper was given to the Earl’s Court Clinical Group at their open meeting in the Royal Oak, Borough, London  on 1st April 2017 and was followed by a lively discussion.  (…)

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After a crisis, what emerges?

by Julia Evans on August 4, 2014

Two items, recently engaged with, raise questions: 1)  What emerges after a crisis? This question is put in Gil Caroz’s presentation on 10th May 2014, at Ghent, towards the next (…)

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Sigmund Freud & Hilda Doolittle : a transference contextualised

by Julia Evans on April 28, 2014

In Miquel Bassols’ text, here , he refers to an example of transference between Hilda Doolittle (See endnote [i]) and Sigmund Freud. (See endnote  [ii]). Sigmund Freud’s letter (See endnote (…)

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Politics, ethics, regulation and the talking therapies : current positions emerging from Parliamentary debate

by Julia Evans on November 20, 2013

Thank you Andrew Samuels for circulating this article: Abhorrent ‘cure’ for homosexuality will not be banned, says Government minister. Psychotherapists trying to convert gay patients to hetrosexuality is “wholly abhorrent” a (…)

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Introduction to the psyCommons : 2nd November 2013 : Denis Postle

by Julia Evans on November 2, 2013

From Denis Postle: On 2 Nov 2013, at 07:21, Denis wrote: Here below is the first of a series of videos about the psyCommons. I continue to see the psyCommmons (…)

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A competition between the UK Government, the Medical Model via psychiatrists & the Mormons for the correct definition of the science of mental health

by Julia Evans on April 18, 2013

This is the tale of how this battle came to my attention: Sitting drinking my customary morning jug of coffee, my customary distraction was unavailable as it was updating itself. (…)

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Comments on ‘A woman is authorised by herself': An example of THE feminine: Margaret Thatcher?

by Julia Evans on April 16, 2013

Miquel Bassols’ piece evoked many trains of thought – thank you. (Note: ‘A woman is authorised by herself’ by Miquel Bassols, ELP, Barcelona was circulated by PIPOL NEWS no:42 on 15 (…)

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Psychoanalysts in the Artist Village… An impression of an extimate experience

by Philippe Grisar on November 22, 2012

Note: This is reproduced, with permission, from, and is available here. This page is a text on experience as a ‘commentator’ in the Artists’ Village. Introduction: Kort relaas over (…)

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