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CLA - NZ Forum



Lacanian Psychoanalysis in the 21st Century -Psychoanalysis, New Technologies and Social Media

 18 & 19  November 2016

 WG609 AUT City Campus


Call for Papers

Closing date is 30th September 2016. Please email your abstract to,nz



Fees: $120 - Students $60

CLA Members: Free

Please pay your registration fee Via internet banking at


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Friday 19th August  at 7 PM


CLA Seminar: "Lost in Behavior"

Today’s Dominant Discourse

 Dr Gustavo Restivo

 Date and Time:     Friday 19th August at 7 PM

Venue:                    Pukekawa Room, First Floor, Parnell Community Centre 

                                545 Parnell Rd, Parnell, Auckland 1052


 “The desire for quick answers has more to do with consumerism than with therapy” — Éric Laurent


In Seminar XVII, The Other Side of Psychoanalysis, Lacan introduces the theory of the four discourses; Master, University, Hysteric and Analyst, each of these discourses representing the structure of the social bond. The following year, in Seminar XVIII and in the “Milan Discourse”, Lacan hinted that there might be a fifth discourse, the discourse of Capitalism, which seems to have created a new psychology to meet its own needs. This presentation is aimed at discussing Lacan's theory of the discourses and to articulate the consequences of the dominant discourse within the Psy field in New Zealand. 


Dr. Gustavo Restivo


Fees: $25 waged; $10 Students, CLA Members: Free

To register email and pay the appropriate fee at Centre for Lacanian analysis Incorporated, Bank account 12-3066-0204464-00