Subjectivity, Self-Narratives and the History of Emotions Masterclass
A British Academy Rising Stars Engagement Event
Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, University of Sussex, 16-18 January 2019
Where many History of Emotions studies have focused on norms and discourses, this event asks how we can explore how thoughts and feelings could be articulated, expressed and repressed through what is understood as individual subjectivities. This approach is crucial if we are to understand why people act in certain ways and thus how historical change occurs. In short, it focuses on exploring subjective experience and emotional practices: the way in which emotions are performed and produced by a historically-situated body. This British Academy Rising Stars Engagement Event comprises of a two-day masterclass, which links up Early Career Researchers with leaders in the field, and a one-day international symposium. The event will focus on knowledge sharing and network creation to build future collaborations.
Applications are invited from Early Career Researchers for approximately 15 participants for a two-day masterclass led by leaders in the field of the History of Emotions and historical subjectivities. There will be… read more