Links to other sites that explore Lacan’s work and Lacanian psychoanalysis. 

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CFAR – The Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research

The London Society of the New Lacanian School

New Lacanian School

The New Lacanian School was founded by Jacques-Alain Miller and is part of the World Association of Psychoanalysis

World Association of Psychoanalysis

Founded in 1992, the World Association of Psychoanalysis unites the different Lacanian Schools of the Freudian Field

Irish Circle of the Lacanian Orientation

Part of the New Lacanian School

San Francisco Society for Lacanian Studies

Ecole de la Cause Freudienne

Paris-based School formed in 1981

Australian Centre for Psychoanalysis


Groupe Interdisciplinaire Freudien de Recherche et d’Intervention Cliniques et Culturelles – Canadian group founded in 1977 and based in Quebec


New York City-based training organisation founded in 1987

Centre for Lacanian Analysis

A forum for Lacanian practice and research in Auckland, New Zealand

Association Lacanienne Internationale (A.L.I.)

Association founded in 1982 by Charles Melman, Marcel Czermak, Claude Dorgeuille et Jean Bergès. Publishes the review La Revue lacanienne (site in French)

Lacan Circle of Melbourne

Australian associate of the New Lacanian School

School of the Freudian Letter

The SFL is a new school founded in 2014. It has a presence in the UK and in Cyprus, where the Cyprus Society pursues its work

Lacan Toronto

A Toronto-based group which has now started a teaching programme in the Lacanian orientation

The Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis

An independent school formed in 1991 and based in Berekley, California


Analytica is a research and training association linked to the New Clinic, both founded in 2000 by Dr. Scott Von and associates for the production of clinical and theoretical work in integral medicine, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, philosophy, and related fields of the arts and sciences.


The College of Psychoanalysts UK

Lacanian Foothold

Lacanian Foothold is an online networking group with the goal of linking North American clinicians interested in Lacanian psychoanalysis with each other.

Lacan Society

A cartel in clinical Lacanian psychoanalysis in Hong Kong

Lacan Salon

A Lacanian study group based in Vancouver, Canada

Speaking of Lacan

A Toronto-based not-for-profit group for the study of Lacanian psychoanalysis

L’Université populaire Jacques Lacan

Uforca group for the Université Populaire Jacques Lacan

Lacanian Compass

The Lacanian Compass is a group dedicated to the development and promotion of the Lacanian Orientation of Psychoanalysis in the United States

Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups

A network of clinically-orientated reading groups in the US

Houston Freudian Field Library

Bilingual (Spanish-English) group hosting reading seminars and cartels on Lacan’s work

Lacanian Forum

Site run by members of the London Society of the New Lacanian School

Lacan Chine

French-language site run by Parisian psychoanalyst Guy Flecher, dedicated to Lacan in China

EuroFederation of Psychoanalysis

European network of analysts concerned with the political status of psychoanalysis. Organises the PIPOL Congress.

Boston Lacan Study Group

LinkedIn presence here or email here.

Centro Lacaniano

Center for Research and Psychoanalytic Studies, based in Santiago, Chile


Zamyn provides interdisciplinary analyses of the geo-political dynamics between corporate globalisation and cultural practice in an increasingly interconnected world.

The Philidelphia Lacan Study Group

The Philadelphia Lacan Study Group & Seminar has been meeting since 1990 as an open seminar devoted to the discussion of Freud’s and Lacan’s main ideas and their application to broader clinical, social, and cultural issues.

The Sydney Lacan Study and Reading Network

Network for the study of Lacan’s principle theories and their application to broader areas beyond psychoanalysis, including literature, art, drama, philosophy, and aesthetics. Offering monthly seminars and online classes as well as books and art reviews on the site.

Lacan in Scotland

Lacan in Scotland aims to flag research activities and events taking place in Scotland on Lacanian theory as well as related topics such as psychoanalytic theory and practice, and discourse theory.


Lacanian group based in Ardabil, Iran aiming to deepen the familiarity of Iranians with the broad dimensions of Lacanian psychoanalysis.

Lacanian Forum of Washington D.C.

A component of the International of the Forums of the Lacanian Field (IF-EPFCL), the Lacanian Forum of Washington D.C. is dedicated to the dissemination of psychoanalysis oriented by the teachings of Jacques Lacan and Sigmund Freud. Our forum was officially founded in January 2008 as a response to the increasing demand in the Washington area and beyond for the study of Lacanian theory and technique.

Institutes and Centres

Le Courtil

Innovative Belgian institution using Lacanian ideas to treat autistic young people

The London Centre for Lacanian Psychoanalysis

The London Centre for Lacanian Psychoanalysis offers affordable access to Lacanian psychoanalysis to all those interested in exploring the benefits of this form of treatment, irrespective of circumstances or income.

Texts and Resources

Website of Cormac Gallagher, contains many translations of Lacan’s Seminars in PDF form, downloadable for free.


Free-access online versions of Lacan’s Seminars and other writings (in French)

US Library of Congress Freud Archives

Archive of 20,000 documents released in 2017 stretching from 1851- five years before Freud’s birth – in the form of family papers and legal documents, to interviews and recollections of Freud up to the late 1990s. The archive also includes Freud’s correspondence with nearly 600 people, including his most famous patients such as the Wolf Man and Emma Eckstein, and notable contemporaries like Albert Einstein.

Seminar IX – Identification 

2022 translation by Ben Hooson, available via his site as either a PDF or Word file or in paperback on request.

Seminar XXIII – Full text of Lacan’s Seminar XXIII, The Sinthome, available free online (translated by Luke Thurston, this is an alternative translation to Cormac Gallagher’s linked to above)

JCFAR – The Journal of the Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research

Past and current articles from the Journal, many available for free

The Lutecium Cooperative

Paris-based non-profit site offering vast access to Lacan’s work online. Not affiliated to the San Francisco-based Lutecium Group Psychoanalytic Group listed above.

Richard G. Klein’s site – a number of fascinating articles, translations and resources

Interview with Lacan, L’Express, 1957

This interview, conducted by Lacan’s friend Madeleine Chapsal, appeared in L’Express on 31st May 1957 under the title ‘Clefs pour la psychanalyse’ (‘Keys to psychoanalysis’). In her biography of Lacan, Elisabeth Roudinesco describes (p.262) how Chapsal insisted that Lacan answer her questions in plain language that made his thoughts accessible to the general reader. It is one of the rare instances where we find Lacan being disciplined in his clarity and succinctness.

Lacan at Ubuweb

Recordings of a number of Lacan’s seminars and radio broadcasts

Concept and Form: Cahiers pour l’Analyse

Featuring the ten issues of the Cahiers pour l’Analyse, the journal published by Lacan’s students at the Ecole Normale Supérieure

Lacanian Works Exchange

Website of Lacanian psychoanalyst Julia Evans containing links to many useful texts


Everyday Analysis

Now-retired site from a collective of Lacanians devoted to analysing the signs of everyday life (closed 2016 but contributions remain)

Archives of a Divided Subject

Blog of Melboure psychoanalyst David Ferraro

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