CFP: History of Emotions (3/15/07; ESSHC, 2/28/08-3/1/08)

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Call for papers
Session on the History of Emotions, ESSHC, Lisbon 27 Feb-1 March 2008
(abstract due 15 March 2007)

For a session on the history of emotions at the European Social Science
History Conference (ESSHC) in Lisbon, 27 February - 1 March 2008, I am
looking for papers that might address the following aspects: theoretical
approaches to the historical study of emotions; gender and emotions;
sources for studying emotions; the relationship between body and mind in
the expression of emotions; the relationship between the eighteenth
century cult of sensibility and daily life; emotions and political
culture; emotions and family history; emotions and the history of
childhood and education. Other proposals for papers on the history of
emotions are also welcome.

Please send proposals for papers (app. 200-300 words) before 15 March
2007 to
Please ensure that a title, your name, affiliation and email address are
included with your abstract.

Dr. Willemijn Ruberg
University of Limerick

dr Willemijn Ruberg
Junior Lecturer in Women's Studies
Department of Sociology
University of Limerick
Tel 00353 (0)61-213128

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