Richard Firth-Godbehere wins the Ceræ prize
Thursday April 21st
Congratulations to Richard Firth-Godbehere has won the Ceræ volume 2 prize for best article by a graduate student or early-career researcher. Richard's article is titled “For ‘Physitians of the Soule’: The roles of ‘flight’ and ‘hatred of abomination’ in Thomas Wright’s The Passions of the Minde in Generall”. Richard is a doctoral candidate in the Centre for the History of the Emotions at QMUL supervised by Dr Thomas Dixon and Elena Carrera.
Dr Daniel Wildmann presents at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Thursday April 7th
As part of his Lady Davis Visiting Professorship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Dr Daniel Wildmann will be delivering a film and lecture series in the spring term 2016 on 'Crime and Punishment - Four German-Jewish Variations'. The series looks at how film uses emotions to convey moral values by deconstructing German-Jewish relations in films about Nazi-Germany and post-war German society.
Professor Richard Bourke presents at the Oxford Literary Festival
Wednesday April 6th
Professor Richard Bourke presented at the Oxford Literary Festival. Prof Bourke discussed his book 'Empire and Revolution:The Political Life of Edmund Burke' and that the conventional picture of a man who backed tradition over progress is far from the truth.