Alenka Zupančič holds a PhD from the Universities of Ljubljana and Paris VIII. She is a senior fellow at the Institute for Philosophy, Slovenian Academy of Science and Arts, and a guest professor at the European university of interdisciplinary studies in Switzerland. She is in advisory board of Philosophy and Society and collaborator at the Center for Advanced Studies of South East Europe. She authored numerous articles and books on psychoanalysis and philosophy, translated on many languages. Some of her books translated in English are The Odd One In: on Comedy; Why Psychoanalysis: Three Interventions; The Shortest Shadow: Nietzsche’s Philosophy of the Two and Ethics of the Real: Kant and Lacan. Alenka Zupančič is also coeditor of Analecta and editor in chief of the journal for philosophy and psychoanalysis Problemi (Problems).