The New Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis




The New Lacanian School (NLS) is one of the seven schools of the World Association of Psychoanalysis (WAP). With three other European Schools (France, Spain and Italy) it is a member of the EuroFederation of Psychoanalysis (EFP), an association that oversees the development of psychoanalysis in Europe and countries close to it. The Lacan Circle of Australia is an affiliate of the New Lacanian School.


The XXII Annual International Congress of the NLS
will be held at Dublin Castle, Ireland, in May 2024
Congress theme: Clinic of the Gaze
The full Congress details are here
Previous Congresses are here




The Lacanian Review (TLR) is a hard copy English language journal published by the NLS

Issue 14: ON REPEAT is here
Issue 13: THE (barred) WOMAN is here
Issue 12: AMERICAN LACAN is here
Other back copies of The Lacanian Review are here
Membership of the Lacan Circle includes a subscription to TLR
Visit the NLS site to see their full range of thirteen hard copy journals here



The New Lacanian School website contains a searchable list of member psychoanalysts
practicing around the world in the Lacanian orientation here



These are the Groups and Societies of the NLS


ASREEP-NLS (Switzerland)

Bulgarian Society of Lacanian Psychoanalysis

Cracow Circle (Poland)

GIEP-NLS (Israel)

Hellenic Society (Greece)

ICLO Society of the NLS (Irish Circle of the Lacanian Orientation)

Initiative Amsterdam

Initiative Tirana

Initiative Toronto

Initiative Ukraine

Initiative Vienne

Initiative Russie

Kring voor psychoanalyse (Dutch-speaking Circle)

Lacan Circle of Australia

Lacanian Compass (USA)

Lacanian Orientation Berlin

London Society of the New Lacanian School (LS-NLS) (Great Britain)

NLS Borromean Knot Society (Greece)

NLS-Copenhagen (Denmark)


The Secretariat of Eastern Europe

Warsaw Circle of Psychoanalysis (Poland)



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