Evangelical Emotions and Constance Maynard

Angharad Eyre is  currently working on a PhD thesis on the impact of the female missionary on religious women and their writing through the nineteenth century. She was one of the speakers at the one-day conference on Constance Maynard hosted by … Continue reading

The Religious Emotions

Dr Jenny Hillman is Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow in History at the European University Institute, Florence. Here she reviews Susan Karant-Nunn’s book The Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany (Oxford University Press, 2010), recently released … Continue reading

‘Shag’: A Shagpile Carpet Made from Hair

Dr Bharti Parmar is an artist who has exhibited nationally and internationally for 20 years.  Her PhD, “A Grammar of Sentiment: thinking about sentimental jewellery towards making new art about love and loss” explored the poetics of nineteenth-century museological artefacts.  She … Continue reading

Making Love with Constance Maynard

Dr Thomas Dixon is Director of the Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions. Here he reflects on the meanings of love, as discussed at a recent one-day conference inspired by the writings of Constance Maynard, and hosted … Continue reading