The conference will have 4 parallel sessions, where papers with a maximum length of 2000 words can be presented (15-20 minutes) and discussed.

We invite you to write papers focusing on:

  • Specific conceptual topics and texts from the Écrits
  • Themes from the Écrits in relation to philosophy, history, arts, literature, gender studies, organization studies, education, psychology…
  • The clinical use of ideas from the Écrits

Time to submit your paper:








We also invite you to propose panels for the conference. A panel proposal should contain 3 or 4 papers and be chaired by an additional person.
Please send your proposals to: LacanEcritsConference@psychoanalysis.be – mentioning ‘Paper Proposal 2018 Lacan Ecrits Conference’ or ‘Panel Proposal 2018 Lacan Ecrits Conference’ in the subject box.

Paper submissions (WORD format) should have between 450 and 500 words. Your submission should make clear the point you will discuss, as well as provide an overview of your overall line of reasoning. The first page of your submission should include your name, the submission title, institutional affiliation, phone and email. The second page of the submission should include your title and the 450-500 word proposal. Panel submissions (WORD format) should contain all individual paper submissions, and additionally also mention the panel chair (name, institutional affiliation, phone and email). Proposals should be submitted by April 1st, 2018, and will be peer reviewed. Acceptance will be announced by May 1st, 2018.