Call for Papers

“Feeling Space: Towards a History of Emotion, Affect, & Space” (CFP, Conference, Copenhagen, 6–7 December 2013)

Feeling Space: Towards a History of Emotion, Affect, and Space Call for Papers Workshop at the University of Copenhagen, December 6th and 7th 2013 Keynote speakers: Professor Monique Scheer, University of Tübingen and Professor Tim Cresswell from Royal Holloway University of London The spatial dimension of emotions and affect is currently attracting increased attention among historians employing Read more…

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Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference (CfP, Conference, Berkeley, October 4-5 2013)

Object Emotions: An Interdisciplinary Conference October 4-5, 2013, Berkeley, CA Co-sponsors: UC Berkeley English Department, UC Berkeley Architecture Department, Townsend Center for the Humanities Co-organizers: Padma Maitland (UCB Architecture, SSEAS); Christopher P. Miller (UCB English); Marta Figlerowicz (Harvard Society of Fellows) When and why do we attribute emotions to inanimate Read more…

Conferences and Symposiums

“Quest of the Heart”: International Conference on Affective Knowledge with Philosophers, Artists & Social Scientists (Conference, London, 2–3 June 2013)

An interdisciplinary conference on affective knowledge called “Quest of the Heart” will be held at Birkbeck College London on the 2nd-3rd June 2013. As speakers, we have scholars on history of philosophy, social scientists and artists discussing emotions, imagination, spirituality and their impact on the good life. All welcome! The event Read more…

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Uncanny Landscapes (CFP, Conference, Exhibition, Workshop; London, 4-8 March 2013)

Uncanny Landscapes 4th-8th March 2013 Centre for Creative Collaboration 16 Acton Street, Kings Cross, London WC1X 9NG Uncanny landscapes is an exhibition, workshop and conference which brings together artists and academics whose work addresses ambiguity between subject, object and landscape relations. The uncanny (unheimlich) was perhaps most famously sketched out by Freud (1919). Read more…

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Affect, memory, and the transmission of trauma (CFP, Conference, London, 15 March 2013)

Call For Papers: Affect, memory, and the transmission of trauma 15 March 2013 Goldsmiths College, London Keynote speakers: Professor Valerie Walkerdine, Cardiff University and Dr. Lisa Blackman, Goldsmiths College This interdisciplinary conference explores the connections between affect, memory, and trauma, and examines their crucial role in how we construct our individual and Read more…

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Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies (CFP, CFPanels, Conference, Groningen, The Netherlands, 1-3 July 2013)

Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 1-3 July 2013 at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands The Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies will be held 1-3 July 2013 at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands, hosted by the Faculty of Spatial Sciences. After the success of the Read more…

Call for Papers

Feelings Inside: Emotional & embodied geographies of ‘the bodily interior’, Fourth International & Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies (CFP, Session, Groningen, Netherlands, 1-3 July 2013),

Fourth International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Emotional Geographies 1-3 July 2013 at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands Session: Feelings Inside: Emotional and embodied geographies of ‘the bodily interior’ Session Organisers: Rachel Colls and Abi McNiven, Durham University, UK. CALL FOR PAPERS: This call for papers is interested in the Read more…

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