“Let grief convert to anger”: Bremotional Politics 2016

Thomas Dixon is Director of the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London. His books include From Passions to Emotions (2003) and Weeping Britannia: Portrait of a Nation in Tears (2015). Following on from a post by … Continue reading

Post-Referendum Depression

Dr Julie V. Gottlieb is Reader in Modern History at the University of Sheffield, and the author of ‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).  In this post, originally published on the University of Sheffield’s ‘History … Continue reading

Melancholia and the Problem of Retrospective Diagnosis: Post-Conference Thoughts

Dr Åsa Jansson recently completed her PhD at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London. Her thesis mapped the re-conceptualisation of melancholia as a modern biomedical mental disease in Victorian medicine. In this blog … Continue reading