A Special Issue On Contemporary Iranian Literature



Gholamhossein Motamedi

The story of archaeology

Rasoul Parvizi

A treatise on the interpretation of some of Hafiz Shirazi’s poems

Rasoul Parvizi


Helplessness and ethics: Reflections on the task of psychoanalysis

Peter Widmer

Psychoanalysis and social macro analysis

Hossein Payandeh

Psychoanalytic reflections on the concept of time from the perspective of Winnicott

Ali Pazhouhandeh

Film Criticism


Psychological criticism:” Enzeva” (Isolation)

Reza Shahla

Psychological criticism: “My Brother Khosrow”

Reza Shahla

On “My Brother Khosrow”: A psychological criticism

Sina Amini Maghsoud Beigi

Sociological film review: “The Salesman”

Shervin Vakili


A new reading of the origins of object relations theory

Thomas Ogden / translated by Herayr Danelian

How to understand premature ejaculation?

Jean-Luc Vannier / translated by Hamid Hamed Moghaddam Charmi

Introducing the book: The translation of “The Unconscious” by Sigmund Freud

Ali Zanjani

In Memorial Of Afshin Yadollahi

In mourning of Afshin Yadollahi

Shervin Vakili

Three psychological entries about Afshin Yadollahi’s poetry

Seyed Hossein Modjtahedi

List of Contributors

Iradj Esmaeilpour Ghouchani

Doctorate in anthropology from University of Munich, Free-lance researcher in the interdisciplinary field of anthropology and psychoanalysis.

Siamak Zarifkar

Lacanian psychoanalyst, social psychology, sociology and political science from University of Honover.

Masoud Mehrpour

Neurologist, Faculty of Iran University of Medical Sciences, Chair of Stroke Association.

Hassan Makāremi

Paris-based Lacanian psychoanalyst and researcher at Sorbonne Université.

Mohammad Mobashery

Translator of various psychoanalytical titles from German into Persian such as Freud’s “Civilization and Its Discontents”, “Five Essays on the Technique of Therapy” (a compilation of Freud’s papers on technique) and “The Wisdom of Life” by Schopenhauer, Dr. Mobashery is also a physician and received his Doctorate degree from Universität Berlin.

Claude-Noël Pickmann

A Paris-based Lacanian psychoanalyst and member of Espace Analytique and Fondation Européenne pour la Psychanalyse, Dr. Pickmann has authored many papers on various psychoanalytical issues, particularly on hysteria.

Farideh Eisāvand

Studied Philosophy and Psychoanalysis at the London University, King’s College and the Middlesex University, as well as Center for Freudian Studies in London and was analysed by a Lacanian analyst from New Lacanian School (NLS). She has authored various papers in Persian and English on Freudian-Lacanian psychoanalysis.

Hādi Rahimi Dānesh

Member of International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA) and Swedish Psychoanalytical Association (Spaf), Swedish Center for Psychotherapy, Sweden’s Foundation for Group Analysis, Leadership & Organizational Studies. Besides other accomplishments, Dr. Rahimi Dānesh also holds a Ph. D. in psychology.

Hosseinali Nozari

Dr. Nozari earned his Ph. D in political sciences from University of Tehran. Besides being a university professor, he is also a theoretician in political sciences. He has published several titles such as Rereading Habermas, Formulating Modernity and Post-Modernity . He has also translated various titles, among them: Philosophy of history, methodology and historiography, The postmodern condition: a report on knowledge and A third world proletariat?

Gerard Pommier

A Lacanian psychoanalyst and Psychiatrist, Professor Emeritus of Université Paris 7 , Prof. Pommier is a founding member of Fondation Européenne pour la Psychanalyse (FEP) and member of Espace Analytique and a former protégé of François Dolto and Jacques Lacan.