Psychoanalytical Notebooks

Psychoanalytical Notebooks is a journal of the London Society of the New Lacanian School and has been published since 1998. Its primary aim, from inception, has been to enlighten the English-speaking community of Lacanians worldwide. We have always embraced with great pleasure the generous contributions from Jacques-Alain Miller whose inspiring work continues to elucidate the later teaching of Lacan as part of the Lacanian Orientation. And we welcome a plethora of psychoanalytical elaborations by analysts from various Schools of the World Association of Psychoanalysis, together with testimonies of ongoing work by colleagues from the London Society, which demonstrate the desire to work and analytical passions at work. PN is in this sense a crossroad where analytical articulations, testimonies of the Pass of the School, and live debates interlace and resonate, responding to the crucial questions of psychoanalysis today, including those of the clinic, love, femininity, politics, and ethics.

Click here for our new YouTube channel Psychoanalytical Notebooks Live! where you will find recordings of readings. The first is the shared reading by cartelisands in India and the UK of Lacan's “British Psychiatry and the War” which was recently republished in PN33. The reading commemorated the 75th anniversary of VE Day and took place 8 May 2020.

Click here for an alphabetical list by author of articles published in Psychoanalytical Notebooks Nos. 1-29

#40 | 2023 | "Love event"

P & p costs are: UK - £2.00, EU - £5.00, rest of the world - £7.00

Paper edition


Editorial - Bogdan Wolf


  • Catherine Millot - Logic and Love


  • Philippe De Georges - "It is the Thunderbolt that Steers the Course of All Things"
  • Fabian Fajnwaks - Love After Love: A Real Love?
  • Philippe La Sagna - The Love Event


  • Eric Laurent - The Mad Love of a Mother
  • Pierre Ebtinger - Possible Love
  • Oscar Ventura - A Prodigal Woman
  • Thierry Vigneron - The Surprises of Love


  • Vicente Palomera - Four Flashes on Negative Transference
  • Colin Wright - Negative Transference as Fertile Crises in the School
  • Marco Focchi - Negative Transference and Game Theory
  • Bogdan Wolf - Do You Believe in the Real? Transference, Love, Obedience, and Indifference


  • Daniel Roy - Youth Event: "New Love"
  • Dalila Arpin - Hanna Arendt and Heidegger: the Trap
  • Noëlle Fraticelli - Marguerite Duras: To Write, "Again" and Again
  • Amal Wahbi - The Function of the Written

Previous issues

No 1-32 and 37/38 onwards: UK - £15, EU - £19, World - £ 22. No 33-36: UK - £12, EU - £16, World - £19.

#32 | 2018
Lacanian Politics and the Impasses of Democracy Today
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