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

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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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