Events

Upcoming Events

Wednesday 25th April, 2018

13:00-14:00, 2.17, Arts Two, Mile End Campus

Lunchtime Seminar: Michael Pettit, ‘Hot Cognition and the Ends of Cold War Psychology’

Michael Pettit (York University, CA) will give a paper titled 'Hot Cognition and the Ends of Cold War Psychology’. Lunch will be provided and all are welcome.

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Past Events

Wednesday 28th March, 2018

1pm, 3.16, Arts Two

Brown-bag seminar: Alex Esche ‘Protesting “in a Proper Spirit”: The Moralities and Subjectivities of Late Victorian Anti-Alien Agitation’,

Alex Esche (Max Planck, Berlin), will give a paper titled: ‘Protesting “in a Proper Spirit”: The Moralities and Subjectivities of Late Victorian Anti-Alien Agitation’. Please bring your own lunch.

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Wednesday 14th March, 2018

1pm, 2.17, Arts Two

Lunchtime seminar: Merridee Bailey ‘Formulaic Emotions: Searching Language for Meaning’

Merridee Bailey will give a paper titled ‘Formulaic Emotions: Searching Language for Meaning’.

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Wednesday 28th February, 2018

1pm, 3.16, Arts Two

Lunchtime seminar: Will McMorran

Will McMorran (QMUL) will give a paper. Title and abstract to follow.

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Wednesday 7th February, 2018

1pm, 2.17, Arts Two

Brown-bag lunchtime seminar: Linnea Tillema ‘“An exercise in freedom”: Emotional work and norms of self-improvement in Sweden, 1960-1980s.’

Linnea Tillema, will give a paper titled ‘“An exercise in freedom”: Emotional work and norms of self-improvement in Sweden, 1960-1980s.’

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Wednesday 17th January, 2018

1pm, 2.17, Arts Two

Lunchtime seminar: David Geiringer ‘Catholicism, contraception and emotions in post-war England’

David Geiringer will give a paper titled 'Catholicism, contraception and emotions in post-war England'.

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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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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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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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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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