‘Voice-hearing and Spatialities of Emotion’ (Seminar, Durham, 19 May 2016)

Reposted from Hearing the Voice | Apr 29, 2016 | Conferences, Seminars, Lectures & Workshops The next seminar in the 2016 Hearing the Voice Research Seminar series, featuring a presentation by Roz Austin (Department of Geography and Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University) on ‘Voice-hearing and Spatialities of the Emotions’, will take place in the Birley Read the full article…

Three PhD studentships in Humanities and Social Science (CfA, Queen Mary University of London, January 31 2016)

The Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary University of London invites applications from outstanding post-graduate students wishing to pursue doctoral research into aspects of the histories of emotions and health. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2016. These studentships are offered as a core element of a Collaborative Humanities and Social Science Read the full article…

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions (CFP, Conference, Navarra, 15-17 October 2015)

Life Writing and/as Empathy: A Symposium on Narrative Emotions October 15-17, 2015 Institute for Culture and Society, University of Navarra (Spain) Plenary Speakers: Professor Suzanne Keen, Washington and Lee University Professor Irene Kacandes, Dartmouth College Professor Arthur Frank, University of Alberta Proposals are sought for a symposium on the articulation or creation of empathy in Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Touch’ (Second Edition) by Tiffany Field

We are thrilled to offer ‘Touch‘ (Second edition) by Tiffany Field (The MIT Press, 2014) for review. Expressions of interest from all angles of the medical humanities are welcome, particularly from those with an interest in the study of emotions, sensitivity or communications.  ‘Although the therapeutic benefits of touch have become increasingly clear, American society, claims Tiffany Field, is dangerously Read the full article…

Emotions in/and Medical Anthropology (CfP, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, 11-12 June 2015)

We are proud to announce the 6th annual MAYS encounter among young medical anthropology scholars taking place at the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR). “Emotions in/and Medical Anthropology” This year we will explore the relation between medical anthropology and emotions. How do we conceptualize emotions as medical anthropologists? What counts as emotions? Emotions Read the full article…

Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother (CfP, Panel, Emotional Geographies Conference, Edinburgh, June 2015)

5th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies Edinburgh, 10th – 12th June 2015 Time, Temporalities and the Emotional Geographies of Being/Becoming a Mother Convenors: Rachel Colls (Durham University, UK) and Abi McNiven (University of Oxford, UK) The following session is interested in exploring the emotional and affective geographies of being/becoming a mother. Within feminist Read the full article…

Emotion, Embodiment and Death (Symposium, Queen Mary, University of London, 2-3 June 2014)

Emotion, Embodiment and Death Symposium 2-3 June 2014 Centre for the History of the Emotions: Queen Mary University of London The symposium is free to attend, but space is limited, so please register by e-mailing e.carrera@qmul.ac.uk, specifying whether you wish to attend Day One, Day Two, or both. Organizer: Elena Carrera Day One – 2 Read the full article…

Music, Emotions and Well-being: historical and scientific perspectives (Conference, London, 20 June 2014)

Music, Emotions and Well-being: historical and scientific perspectives International Conference, 20 June 2014, Robin Brook Centre, Queen Mary University of London Organised by Penelope Gouk (Manchester), James Kennaway (Newcastle), Jacomien Prins (Warwick), and Wiebke Thormählen (Royal College of Music) Music is commonly treated as an emotional stimulant that can calm, console or energise. That music Read the full article…

“The Emotions” (CFP, Conference, Sheffield, 28–30 March 2014)

The Society of Dix-Neuviémistes will hold its twelfth annual   conference entitled ‘The Emotions’ at the University of Sheffield in   March 2014. Proposals are invited for papers treating aspects of the conference theme in relation to nineteenth-century French and Francophone culture, history and art history. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: Melancholy Read the full article…

“Absent Presences & Present Absences” (Reflections on the International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies)

Absent Presences and Present Absences Dr Cheryl Mcgeachan (Geography, Glasgow University) writes: Returning this week from the fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies at the University of Groningen, I am truly inspired by the range of wonderful people and papers encountered. Discussions on emotion and affect have swirled around the pages of various Read the full article…