The ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe 1100 - 1800) aims to excite interest in the Humanities with an engaging program of educational outreach activities for schools and the community around Australia.
Discover our classroom workshops, professional development for teachers, and more.
Be passionate about the history of emotions through community workshops, lectures and activities for all ages.
Explore resources for teachers and connect with Education Outreach Officers at each of our research nodes.
Hear from our school and community program participants:
“Because Shakespeare is difficult to understand, emotions can really express the storyline and meaning behind the lines”
Year 12 English Student, WA.
“Analysis of Renaissance portraits was fascinating. Thoroughly enjoyed this workshop. ”
Year 8 Visual Arts Teacher, WA.
“Great - Thank you so much Melissa! I learnt something too!”
Year 8 English Teacher, Carey Baptist College, WA.
“I learnt there were many ways things could change our thoughts and emotions.”
Year 8 English Student, Carey Baptist College, WA.
“Excellent workshop. The activities were well designed and fit in with my English course perfectly”
Year 9 English Teacher, Scotch College, WA
“Thanks for your sharing as you have added a new perspective. to understanding my country's history”
John Chng, Senior Manager of The Christieara Programme at Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore.
Steven Barclay Adelaide University
+61 8 8313 5612
Melissa Kirkham University of Western Australia
+61 8 6488 2126
Gabriel Watts University of Sydney
+61 2 9351 6859
The Centre for the History of Emotions comprises nodes at the following Australian universities:
ARC Centre of Excellence
for the History of Emotions
The University of Western Australia
M201, 35 Stirling Highway
Crawley 6009 WA
Tel: +61 8 6488 3858