ARC CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR THE HISTORY OF EMOTIONS - MATCHING CONTRIBUTION

Grant number: CE1101011 | Funding period: 2011 - 2021

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Abstract

Emotions change over time; yet the long-term causes and consequences of changing emotional experiences and expressions remain largely unknown. This Centre will revolutionize research in the Humanities and Creative Arts by initiating innovative research collaborations across many disciplines to account for long-term changes and continuities in emotional regimes in Europe 1100-1800. For the first time we will fully analyse the social, cultural and political effects of mass emotional events. Links with cultural industry partners in art, drama and music will enable reflective performance research on communication of emotions, and illuminate the Western cultural foundations of emotions in modern ..

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