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Julio Cesar Lemes de Castro

  • PhD
  • Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
  • 21PublicationsNumber of items in Julio Cesar's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 1Followers


Researcher at the Laboratory of Social Theory, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis (Latesfip-USP). Holder of a Journalism degree from the University of São Paulo, and Master's and Doctoral degrees in Communication and Semiotics from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. Former postdoctoral research fellow in Social Psychology at the University of São Paulo and in Communication and Culture at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Has training in psychoanalysis and teaches at the Lacanian Clinic of Treatment and Research in Psychoanalysis (Clipp), linked to the Brazilian School of Psychoanalysis chapter São Paulo (EBP-SP). Worked as a journalist (Editora Abril, Círculo do Livro), was professor of Communication (FAAP), and acted as an entrepreneur in the field of digital business and social networks. He was also Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Department of Romance Languages of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Works with several lines of research, and in the last several years has mainly explored the interfaces of media communication with psychoanalysis, on the one hand, and neoliberalism, on the other. Member of the Brazilian Society for Interdisciplinary Studies of Communication (Intercom), the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Advertising (ABP2), the Brazilian Association of Researchers in Communication and Politics (Compolítica), the Latin Union of Political Economy of Information, Communication and Culture chapter Brazil (ULEPICC-Br), the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), the working group Philosophy and Psychoanalysis of the National Association of Graduate Studies in Philosophy (Anpof) and the Société Internationale de Psychanalyse et Philosophie (SIPP)/International Society for Psychoanalysis and Philosophy (ISPP). Maintains his own academic site at the address

Recent publications

  • Aplicações da teoria lacaniana dos discursos na área de Comunicação

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  • Applications of the Lacanian theory of discourses in the field of communication

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Professional experience

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro


post-doctorate in Communication and Culture

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

February 2014 - January 2015(a year)

post-doctorate in Social Psychology

Universidade de Sao Paulo

November 2010 - October 2013(3 years)

PhD in Communication and Semiotics

Pontificia Universidade Catolica de Sao Paulo

April 2005 - June 2009(4 years)

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