Forthcoming publications & events

Renata Udler Cromberg, Sabina Spielrein. Una pioneira da psicanálise. Obras completas [Sabina Spielrein, a Pioneer of Psychoanalysis. Complete Works] vol. 2.

Recent publications & events

Klara Naszkowska, "The language of the mother and the language of the father: Sabina Spielrein’s anticipation of the concepts of Jacques Lacan, Hélène Cixous and Luce Iragaray", lecture at the Sándor Ferenczi Center, the New School for Social Research (in collaboration with the Philosophy Department, Oct. 1, 2020,

Fatima Caropreso, "Sabina Spielrein’s theory of the origin and development of language," The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 101, Issue 4, pp. 706-723, 2020.

Klara Naszkowska, "Sabina Spielrein (1885–1942). W poszukiwaniu własnej drogi" ["Sabina Spielrein (1885–1942). In search for her own path"], in: Psychoanaliza w cieniu wojny i zagłady, ed. by E. Kobylińska–Dehe, Universitas, 2020.

Francisco Balbuena, "Sabina Spielrein: From Being a Psychiatric Patient to Becoming an Analyst Herself", The American Journal of Psychoanalysis, Vol. 80, Issue 3 , pp. 281-308, 2020.

Sabina Spielrein and the Beginnings of Psychoanalysis: Image, Thought, and Languageed. by P. Cooper-White & F. Kelcourse, Routledge, 2019.

Michael Gerard Plastow, Sabina Spielrein and the Poetry of Psychoanalysis

Writing and the End of AnalysisRoutledge, 2019.

Fátima Caropreso, "Sabina Spielrein's theoretical views in her letter to Carl Gustav Jung (1917-1918)", Psicologia USP, vol. 30, 2019.

The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein. Pioneer of Psychoanalysis, 

ed. by R. Cape & R. Burt, Routledge, 2018.

Violaine Gelly (with Paul Gradvohl), La vie dérobée de Sabina Spielrein [The Secret Life of Sabina Spielrein], Fayard, 2018.

Faluvégi Katalin, "Nyelvészeti kapcsolódások a korai pszichoanalitikusoknál: Freud, Ferenczi, Spielrein, Hollós" ["Linguistic connections in early psychoanalysts: Freud, Ferenczi, Spielrein, Hollós"]. IMÁGÓ Budapest, no. 7(3), pp. 30-52, 2018.

Pamela Cooper-White, Old and Dirty Gods: Religion, Antisemitism, and the Origins of Psychoanalysis,  chapter "Death and Resurrection: Sabina Spielrein (1885-1942)," Routledge, 2017.

Esther Rapoport & Asaf Rolef Ben-Shahar, "Learning from Sabina Spielrein: charting a path for a relational drive theory". International Body Psychotherapy Journal,  vol. 16, no 3, fall 2017, pp. 47-62, 2017.

Fátima Caropreso, "The death instinct and the mental dimension beyond the pleasure principle in the works of Spielrein and Freud", The International Journal of Psychoanalysis, vol.  98, issue 6, pp. 1741-1762, 2017.

Michael Gerard Plastow, "The Watershed of the Symptom: from Rhine to Rhône with Piaget and Spielrein", in: C. Owens & S. Farrelly Quinn (eds.). Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Babies, Children, and Adolescents: Further Notes on the Child, pp. 123–137, Karnac, 2017. 

Adrienne Harris, "The Ghost behind the Ghost," in: A. Harris, M. Kalb & S. Klebanoff (eds.). Ghosts in the Consulting Room: Echoes of Trauma in Psychoanalysis, pp. 115-120, Routledge, 2016.

Sabine Richebächer, ‘"I Long to Get Together with All of You…’: A Letter of Sabina Spielrein-Scheftel (Rostov-on-Don) to Max Eitingon, 24 August 1927", Psychoanalysis and History, vol. 18, pp. 119-133, 2016.

Michael Gerard Plastow, "Entre destruction et werden: Sabina Spielrein” [Between Destruction and werden: Sabina Spielrein], Essaim, vol1 (n° 36), pp. 59- 68, 2016.

Michael Gerard Plastow, "Sabina Spielrein et L'Amour de Transfert"(presented at the Summer Seminar of the Association Lacanienne Internationale),, 2016. 

Michael Gerard Plastow, "Sabina Spielrein, ou la transmission par lettres,"  La Célibataire, No. 31: Réflexion sur les Imposibles Transmissions de la Psychanalyse,

pp. 67-71, 2016.

Marcus Silva, "Destruição e devir de Sabina Spielrein" [Sabina Spielrein's Destruction and Becoming]. V Congresso Nacional de Psicanalise, Direito e Literatura, pp. 152-160, 2016.

Henry Zvi Lothane, "Sabina Spielrein's Siegfried and other myths: facts vs. fictions," International Forum of Psychoanalysis, vol. 25, pp. 40-49, 2015.

John Launer, Sex versus SurvivalThe Life and Ideas of Sabina Spielrein, Overlook Press., 2015 

Sabina Spielrein: Forgotten Pioneer of Psychoanalysis, ed. by C. Covington &

B. Wharton, revised edition, Routledge, 2015.

Adrienne Harris, "Language is there to bewilder itself and others: theoretical and clinical contributions of Sabina Spielrein," Journal of American Psychoanalytical Association, vol. 63, pp. 727-767, 2015.

John Launer, "Carl Jung’s relationship with Sabina Spielrein: a reassessment," 

International Journal of Jungian Studies, vol. 7, pp. 179-193, 2015.

Pamela Cooper-White, "A Comparative Timeline: Spielrein, Freud, and Jung," Pastoral Psychology, vol. 64, pp. 235-240, 2015.

"Introduction to Special Symposium: Beyond A Dangerous Method: Reclaiming Sabina Spielrein's Voice in the Field of Psychology and Religion," Pastoral Psychology, vol. 64, pp. 231-233, 2015.   

"The Power that Beautifies and Destroys: Sabina Spielrein and Destruction as a Cause of Coming into Being," Pastoral Psychology, vol. 64, pp. 259–278, 2015. 

Klara Naszkowska, "Kim naprawdę była Sabina Spielrein?" [Who really was Sabina Spielrein], theatre programme to The Talking Cure by C. Hampton, Warsaw Dramatic Theatre, pp. 5-15, 2015.

Lance Owens, Jung in Love: The "Mysterium" in "Liber Novus,"  Königshausen & Neumann, 2015.

Marcus Silva, A construção da pulsão de morte freudiana, chapter "Agressividade, Destrutividade e Pulsão de Morte" [Aggressiveness, Destructiveness and Death Instinct], 2015.

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