The annual Stories of Psychology public event on aspects of the history of psychology takes its theme this year as 'The History of Emotions'.
The event is aimed at a general audience so will be of interest not only to psychologists and historians but also to anyone with an interest in emotions.
This year's speakers are:
- Dr Paul Sullivan (Bradford University)
- Professor Fraser Watts (University of Lincoln)
- Dr Sally Holloway (Oxford Brookes University)
- Dr Sarah Chaney (Centre for the History of the Emotions, Queen Mary)
- Dr Richard Firth-Godbehere (Centre for the History of the Emotions, Queen Mary)
- Dr Tiffany Watt-Smith (Centre for the History of the Emotions, Queen Mary)
- Professor Thomas Dixon (Centre for the History of the Emotions, Queen Mary)
University of London
|10:00||Registration opens (refreshments will be served)|
Welcome and opening remarks
Emotions: Why study their history?
Love and heartbreak: Searching for happiness in a ‘civilised’ society
Compassion: Gender, vocation and self-sacrifice in nursing
Disgust: New emotion, old experience?
Schadenfreude: How english-speakers learnt malicious glee
Anger: From deadly sin to basic emotion Professor
Afterword and Panel Discussion
During registration and at the lunch interval, relevant material from Senate House Library will be on display and representatives of the BPS History & Philosophy of Psychology Section will be on hand to talk about the work of the Section and to take membership enquiries.
For more information please contact [email protected]