Jan 052013

We are very happy to announce the first issue of The Other Scene.

The Other Scene is an electronic journal of psychoanalysis.

The aim of The Other Scene s to publish papers on psychoanalysis and on the different applications of psychoanalysis in a variety of intellectual and artistic pursuits such as literature, film and other arts, sociology and political theory, philosophy and pedagogy: anywhere it can be seen as relevant.

Obviously, psychoanalysis started as a therapeutic practice and it still has its foundation in this practice. However, as Freud pointed out already in 1926: "The use of analysis for the treatment of the neuroses is only one of its applications; the future will perhaps show that it is not the most important one ." ("The question of lay analysis." SE, 20: 179-250.) Furthermore, psychoanalysis is itself shaped by its proximity to the various arts and sciences. Ultimately The Other Scene also hopes to bring analysis to unfamiliar grounds.

The journal is published in English, German and French. It comprises original papers as well as republication of papers difficult to find and also includes reviews of books in psychoanalysis and related fields.

Authors who wish to have their work considered for publication should use the submissions form.