Job opportunity: 3 year Postdoc to work on ‘Pathologies of Solitude, 18th – 21st century’

The School of History at Queen Mary University of London wishes to recruit a three-year Postdoctoral Research Assistant to work on a Wellcome Trust funded research project,  ‘Pathologies of Solitude, 18th – 21st century’, led by Professor Barbara Taylor (PI). This project, which begins in September 2018, is a four-year investigation into changing perceptions of Read the full article…

The History of Empathy (CFP)

Dr Juanita Ruys, Director of The University of Sydney node of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions in Australia is calling for papers for a prospective volume entitled The Contingent History of Empathy. The volume will focus on historical periods and historical and literary contexts in which empathy was Read the full article…