Jacques-Alain Miller is the editor of the Seminars of Jacques Lacan and the person Lacan entrusted with the task of establishing the text for the published version of his seminars. A psychoanalyst and writer, he is an AMS (Analyst Member of the School) of the École de la cause freudienne, the School Lacan founded before his death in 1981.
In 1992, Miller founded the World Association of Psychoanalysis, and is a founder member of each of the additional six Schools which, along with the ECF, make it up. These include the New Lacanian School, founded in 2003, which has a presence here in London in the form of the London Society of the NLS. He is also the Director of the Institute of the Freudian Field, which Lacan founded in 1979.
Between 1981 and 2011,he held his Course – a regular open seminar conducted within the framework of the Department of Psychoanalysis at the University of Paris VIII – under the overall title of The Lacanian Orientation. His two recent books, L’Os d’une cure, (Navarin, 2018), and Comment finissent les analyses: Paradoxes de la passe, (Navarin, 2022), continue to offer a crucial orientation for psychoanalysis today and beyond.