Our Research

Our long-term European heritage remains one of our strongest cultural influences, shaping the world we live in today. We work to produce a new, interdisciplinary, and comprehensive understanding of the long history of individual and communal emotions in Europe (1100 -1800) and to apply this knowledge to improve the social, cultural and emotional welfare of modern Australians.

Research Programs


Research at the Centre for History of Emotions takes place within four programs: Meanings, Change, Performance and Shaping the Modern.

Research Opportunities


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Meet our Researchers

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We are Australian and international experts in the study of pre-modern emotions, working in a variety of Humanities disciplines.

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