From ‘ego’ to ‘eco’

The Cyprus Society of the SFL (School of the Freudian Letter) hosts a series of seminars where subjects from diverse backgrounds and different countries will speak about “what they love doing for living.” They have been chosen on the merits of having the abilities to facilitate the appetite for creation...

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Divine Drive

On Friday 18th of March, Charoula Pilavaki, Lacanian psychoanalyst in formation with the SFL, will deliver a seminar on the topic: ‘Divine Drive’.  Description: About a year ago, I had the chance to interview the lacanian psychoanalyst Petros Patounas on “That which is Feminine”. Among other innovative ideas, words and...

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Cartel year 2021-2022

Cartel theme is: Reading Freud’s desire with Lacan. A summary: Moustapha Safouan was a student of Jacques Lacan, whose teaching led him to resolve the contradictions he encountered in his reading of Freud. In his book Four Lessons of Psychoanalysis, by explaining the resolution of those contradictions he outlines his...

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Responding to a Manic Episode in Bipolar Disorder

On Saturday 26th of February, Petros Patounas, psychoanalyst of the School of the Freudian Letter, will respond to the process of a psychiatric interview of a psychotic subject that experiences a manic episode according to the psychiatrist treating it. The ‘responses’ series aim in enabling the question “What can psychiatry...

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Responding to a Process of a Psychiatric Interview

On Saturday 12th of February, Petros Patounas, psychoanalyst of the School of the Freudian Letter, will respond to the process of a psychiatric interview of a psychotic subject. The ‘Responses’ series aim in enabling the question “What can psychiatry learn from psychoanalysis?” It is Patounas’ view, that not only the...

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Mirjana Patouna

What is psychoanalysis?

On Wednesday 9th of February, Mirjana Patouna, Lacanian psychoanalyst in formation with the SFL, will deliver a seminar on the topic: ‘What is psychoanalysis’? The seminar elaborates and explores the latter question having as a central reference point Freud’s infamous essay ‘Wild Psycho-Analysis’. Since psychoanalysis is subjective in its ways,...

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A vocation is soul’s vacation

The Cyprus Society of the SFL (School of the Freudian Letter) hosts a series of seminars where subjects from Cyprus will speak about “what they love doing for living.” They have been chosen on the merits of having the abilities to facilitate the appetite for creation to others, to transmit...

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The Analysis of a Psychotic Subject

On Saturday the 29th of January 2022, Lacanian Psychoanalyst Petros Patounas, will be presenting the seminar with the title “The Analysis of a Psychotic Subject”. In this seminar Patounas will respond to the testimony of a female subject. In his formulation for this case, Patounas argues that the subjective structure...

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On the movement of the Gordian Knot

On Saturday the 8th of January 2022, Lacanian Psychoanalyst Petros Patounas, will be presenting the seminar with the title “On the movement of the Gordian Knot”. In this seminar Petros Patounas, will discuss and analyse the movements occurring within the Gordian Knot. The Gordian Knot is the term used by...

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Signifier and Signified

On Wednesday 19th of January 2022, researcher and psychoanalyst in formation with the SFL, Spyros Zenios, will be presenting the seminar with the title “Signifier and Signified”. In this seminar Mr Spyros Zenios will elaborate on the terminology of the Signifier and the Signified and their place and context in Lacanian...

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