Research at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of
Emotions (Europe 1100 - 1800) takes place within the following four
This program carries out fundamental research into understanding
what emotions were thought to be, and how they were understood,
expressed, and enacted in Europe 1100-1800.
Program Leader: Professor Bob White
This program deals with mass or communal emotions, in particular
mass and communal events which were emotionally driven, but had
lasting political and social implications and consequences.
Program Leader: Professor David Lemmings
This program carries out researche into how emotions were
understood, expressed, displayed, transferred, and constructed
through performing and visual arts. --music, opera, drama and
Program Leader: Professor Jane Davidson
This program draws connections between the emotions history of
Europe 1100 - 1800, and what is happening in Australia today, both
in terms of European-Australian continuities and the survival of
our European heritage, and in terms of the emotional investment of
modern Australians in their European past.
Program Leader: Professor Stephanie Trigg