CHE Western Australia


The Centre for the History of Emotions, Perth is based at The University of Western Australia. UWA is the lead institution for the CHE‬ ‪and carries out Centre business nationwide‬. UWA is also the home of the New Fortune Theatre, the only accurate replica Jacobean theatre in the southern hemisphere and the venue for events in the Performance research stream. 


The UWA node of the Centre for the History of Emotions is led by CHE Director Dr Kirk Essary with Dr Paul Gibbard serving as the node's deputy leader. Node members include former CHE Director Andrew Lynch and Foundation Chief Investigators Bob White, Jacqueline Van Gent, Yasmin Haskell.


In 2019 the UWA node of the Centre for the History of Emotions was led by Kathryn Prince with Dr Paul Gibbard serving as the node's deputy leader.


Director Andrew Lynch led the group at UWA, supported by Chief Investigators Bob White, Jacqueline Van Gent, Yasmin Haskell and Associate Investigator Susan Broomhall.

The University of Western Australia acknowledges that its campus is situated on Noongar land, and that Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land, and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.

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