Meet our PhD students: Ed Brooker

Ed Brooker began his PhD on the Living with Feeling project in October 2017.  He completed his BA in History at the University of Cambridge, and holds master’s degrees from both Durham University and Birkbeck, University of London.  His work … Continue reading

Posted on: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:51

New publications

A round-up of publications on the history of emotions from April – August 2017. If you would like your publication to be featured in the next quarterly round-up, please send the details (including a link to more information or the full … Continue reading

Posted on: Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:48

Meet our PhD students: Catherine Maguire

Catherine took her BA in Modern and Medieval Languages from Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, and her MPhil with distinction in Medieval and Early Modern European Literature from Clare College, University of Cambridge. She is originally from Northern Ireland and … Continue reading

Posted on: Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:43

Flourishing University seminar: audio and slides

QMUL’s Centre for the History of the Emotions hosted a half-day seminar on the Flourishing University, exploring well-being and wisdom in higher education, for students, PhDs, staff and the wider society, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. Below is the schedule of … Continue reading

Posted on: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:02

History of Emotions Blog Round-Up February – August 17

Missed a post? Read our round-up covering February – August 17 (you can read previous round-ups too). Post are listed chronologically by month of publication. February Medical Humanities in India: a field ripe for development by Jules Evans Sadness on … Continue reading

Posted on: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 13:27

Jan Plamper On the History of Emotions

This interview with Jan Plamper was originally published in Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 18, no. 3 (2017): 453–60 and is posted here with their permission. You can read the original on Kritika’s website.  Jan Plamper, Professor of History at … Continue reading

Posted on: Monday, September 4, 2017 - 11:30

Anthony Seldon: Universities should promote the flourishing of students and staff

This week I took the train out to Milton Keynes, then a taxi through the golden fields of Buckinghamshire to the University of Buckingham, where Sir Anthony Seldon recently became vice-chancellor. He was previously headmaster of Wellington School, where he … Continue reading

Posted on: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:44