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Élisabeth Roudinesco

French historian and psychoanalyst

1944   -  

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
language of expression: French
educated at: Paris 8 University, Collège Sévigné, Sorbonne
occupation: historian
award received: Knight of the Legion of Honour, Prix Décembre, Prix des prix littéraires
position held: president
influenced by: Georges Canguilhem

Élisabeth Roudinesco (Romanian: Rudinescu; born 10 September 1944) is a French historian and psychoanalyst, affiliated researcher in history at Paris Diderot University, in the group « Identités-Cultures-Territoires ». She also conducts a seminar on the history of psychoanalysis at the École Normale Supérieure. Biographer of Jacques Lacan and Sigmund Freud, she mainly worked on the situation of psychoanalysis worldwide but also published on the history of French Revolution, perverts and perversion, philosophy and Judaism. She has been awarded The Prix Décembre 2014 and The Prix des Prix 2014 for her biography of Freud, Freud, In his Time and Ours published by Harvard University Press. Her work has been translated into thirty languages.
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Reisen mit Freud ( 2006 )

article by Élisabeth Roudinesco published in Merkur (2006), no. 683, pp. 223-233.

author: Élisabeth Roudinesco

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