Events

Upcoming Events

Thursday 16th November, 2017

6.30pm, Arts Two Lecture Theatre, Arts Two Building, QMUL (Mile End)

Annual Lecture – Professor Sianne Ngai

We are delighted that Professor Sianne Ngai (Unviersity of Chicago) will give the Centre for the History of the Emotions Annual Lecture for 2017 on Thursday 16 November at 6.30pm in the Arts Two Lecture Theatre, QMUL (Mile End Campus).

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Monday 20th November, 2017

2-5pm and 6-9pm, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, W1G 0RN

Emotional Objects: From Lost Amulets to Found Photos

Explore your emotions and how they are shaped by the objects around you at this drop-in event at the Royal College of Nursing, run by the Centre for the History of the Emotions as part of the Being Human Festival.

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Wednesday 22nd November, 2017

1pm, 3.16 Arts Two

Emotions in Modern British History Seminar: James Southern ‘The ‘Spotting a Homosexual Checklist’: Masculinity, Homosexuality, and the British Foreign Office, 1965-1991’.

Our second paper in the 'Emotions in Modern British History' series will be delivered on 22 November by James Southern (QMUL).

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Wednesday 6th December, 2017

4pm, 2.17 Arts Two, QMUL

Emotions in Modern British History Seminar: Helen McCarthy, ‘Graduate Mothers and Emotional Labour in 1960s Britain’.

Our final lunchtime seminar this semester will be delivered by Helen McCarthy (QMUL) and will be followed by the Centre's Christmas drinks party.

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Past Events

Friday 20th October, 2017

14.00-17.30, SCR, Arts Two Building, QMUL (Mile End)

Signs of Life: Puppetry, Emotions, Embodiment and Empathy

'Signs of Life: Puppetry, Emotions, Embodiment and Empathy', a symposium organised by artist-in-residence Mervyn Millar and funded by Leverhulme Trust, will take place on 20 October 2017. Registration now open.

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Wednesday 18th October, 2017

1pm, 2.17 Arts Two, QMUL

Emotions in Modern British History Lunchtime Seminar: Andrew Seaton ‘Emotion on the Ward: Making Social Democracy in the Early National Health Service’

Andrew Seaton (NYU) will give a paper titled 'Emotion on the Ward: Making Social Democracy in the Early National Health Service'.

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Monday 19th June, 2017

and 20 June 2017, Arts Two Building, Mile End Campus, Queen Mary University of London

Registration now open: Fears and Angers: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Registration for Fears and Angers: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, taking place at QMUL on 19 and 20 June 2017 is now open.

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Tuesday 6th June, 2017

18.00, The Horse Hospital, Colonnade, London, WC1N 1JD

Mood Shifts: A Sonic Repertoire

Mary Cappello performs a multi-modal reading from her latest collection of essays and experimental prose, Life Breaks In (a mood almanack) with emphasis on sounds and voices as mood generators par excellence. Expect images, music, discussion and unnamed mood shifts. Attendance is free but please register online.

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Wednesday 24th May, 2017

1pm, Room 6.02, Graduate Centre, QMUL, Mile End Campus

Lunchtime seminar: Javier Moscoso ‘Ambition: symptoms and treatments during the early 19th century’

On May 31, Javier Moscoso (Spanish National Research Council) will give a paper titled 'Ambition: symptoms and treatments during the early 19th century'.

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Thursday 20th April, 2017

and 21 April 2017, Graduate Centre, QMUL, Mile End Campus

The Globalisation of Autism: Historical, Sociological, and Anthropological Reflections

'The Globalisation of Autism: Historical, Sociological, and Anthropological Reflections' will take place at QMUL on April 20 and 21st.

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