Meet our PhD Students – Edgar Gerrard Hughes

Edgar Gerrard Hughes starts a PhD in the Centre for the History of the Emotions this week. His research is funded by the Wellcome Trust under our Living with Feeling grant.     I studied history as an undergraduate at Hertford College, … Continue reading

Representing emotion in the doctor-patient encounter in Victorian medical writing

This is a guest blog by Alison Moulds, second-year DPhil student at St Anne’s College, University of Oxford. Her thesis examines the construction of the doctor-patient relationship, and the formation of a professional identity, in nineteenth-century medical writing and fiction … Continue reading