An invitation to join in the discussions at a cartel meeting on Saturday 21st January 2012 & texts from previous meetings

by Julia Evans on December 12, 2011

1)    SATURDAY 21st JANUARY Cartel Meeting


Bruce Scott, Bruno de Florence, Douglas Gill, Jo Rostron & Julia Evans will meet, with guest from Argentina, Marcos Abel, and those curious enough to join us, on Saturday 21st January, 10am-1pm


The meeting will be a mixture of discussion and short presentations. Details will be circulated in the new year.


At: Haldane Room, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

(Nearest underground station: Holborn)

(Please note: access to the room is via two flights of stairs)


Event charge: £15 or a contribution within your means towards the room hire


You are all are invited to join us.



The focus of our cartel work is Eric Laurent’s article: ‘The Symbolic Order in the XXI Century: Consequences for the Treatment’. This text, given in July 2010, leads to the  VIII Congress of the World Association of Psychoanalysis: (WAP Congress) : “The Symbolic Order in the 21st Century”  in April 2012 and is available here.





From our meeting on November 12th  2011:


Getting off on old jouissance: Turning away from negative capability.

by Bruce Scott on November 12, 2011


Body, Meaning and Knowledge – Part II

by Jo Rostron on November 12, 2011


Further explorations of Freud’s 1921 enquiry ‘There must (therefore) be the possibility of transforming group psychology into individual psychology’

by Julia Evans on November 12, 2011


From our meeting on October 8th 2011


Lacan and Topology

by Bruno de Florence on October 8, 2011


Further exploration of limits and groups and their links to others in the context of the August riots

by Julia Evans on October 8, 2011


Body, Meaning and Knowledge

by Jo Rostron on October 8, 2011



From our meeting on July 9th  2011


The hacker by Bruno de Florence on July 9th, 2011


An explanation of Jacques Lacan’s use of cartels in organisational structure by Julia Evans on November 1, 1997



& comments on the August 2011 riots:


The Government as Sadeian experimenter  by Julia Evans on August 17, 2011

Principles based in trust and relationships versus Sadeian absolute control by Julia Evans on August 14, 2011

What works – tackling out-of-limits destruction and violence by Julia Evans on August 14, 2011

… the existence of a “completely ignored underclass” who have developed a “perverse morality”. by Julia Evans on August 13, 2011

Post from Finsbury Park, North London by Richard Klein on August 12, 2011

‘Manchester calling’ For what?  by Ian Parker on August 12, 2011

Not If, but when by Bruno de Florence on August 11, 2011

To limit or not to limit: to be or not to be, that is the question by Julia Evans on August 11, 2011

Hoodies  by Jo Rostron on August 10, 2011



Further information about the Lacanian Works working group:

LW cartel: Jouissance & symbolic (dis)order