The Lingering of the Lost Self. Review: Deborah Lutz ‘Relics of Death in Victorian Literature and Culture’

Tiffany Watt Smith is a research fellow on the ‘Living with Feeling’ grant at the Centre for the History of the Emotions. She is the author of The Book of Human Emotions and On Flinching: Theatricality and Scientific Looking from Darwin to Shell-Shock   … Continue reading

Normativity November: PSYCHIC DRIVING: Therapy, Mind Control, and Programming the Normal

David Saunders started his PhD in the Centre for the History of the Emotions in October 2016. His research is funded by the Wellcome Trust and intersects with our Living with Feeling grant.     You feel friendly towards people. You … Continue reading

Music and Emotions Concert – Part 1

This is the first of two posts about the Music and Emotions Concert held at Barts Pathology Museum and supported by the QMUL Centre for Public Engagement. Read the second on Thursday! Late afternoon on a Monday in early October … Continue reading

Carnival of Lost Emotions at Boundary Estate Fun Palace

On Saturday 1 October 2016 the Centre for the History of the Emotions’ ‘Carnival of Lost Emotions’ made an appearance at the Boundary Estate Fun Palace. Fun Palaces take place across the country on 1 October each year, with free, … Continue reading

Painting Emotions in Music: Conjoining medical and aesthetic knowledge in 18th century German music aesthetics

This guest post is by Dr Marie Louise Herzfeld-Schild, a recent Visiting Fellow to the Centre for the History of the Emotions, and co-organiser of our workshop on Music, Medicine and Emotions. Dr. Marie Louise Herzfeld-Schild studied musicology, philosophy and … Continue reading