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May 2018

Symposium: Emotions in Irish History

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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    The symposium is free to attend, but please register via Eventbrite For more information please contact Caoimhe Nic Dháibhéid  

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June 2018

Conference: Disability Histories: Local, Global and Colonial Stories

June 7 - June 8
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Back in 2001, the historian of American deafness Douglas Baynton argued that ‘Disability is everywhere in history, once you begin looking for it, but conspicuously absent in the histories we write' (Baynton, 2001, p. 52). Since then the history of disability has burgeoned with many important studies showing this not only to be a significant field but a vibrant one. But several key areas remain to be thoroughly interrogated. The historiography remains largely limited to America and western Europe, historians…

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Conference: Gendered Emotions in History

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
38 Mappin Street

GENDERED EMOTIONS IN HISTORY. JUNE 29 2018 The way in which emotions are ‘assigned’ gender in political, social and cultural historical contexts transcends chronological study, frequently imbuing public rhetoric and defining public and private expectations. Rarely, however, has this been the subject of public scrutiny to the extent that it is in the present day. This conference, taking place at the University of Sheffield seeks to draw parallels between the ‘gendering’ of emotions in these contexts, opening – and maintaining- dialogue between the…

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Conference: The Munich Crisis and the People

June 29 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Humanities Research Institute, 34 Gell Street
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7QY United Kingdom
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Recent events in international politics have highlighted the intricate interconnectedness between diplomatic crises and public opinion, notably public expressions of emotion. As the 80th anniversary of the Munich Crisis approaches, this conference will revisit this ‘model’ crisis and its aftermath, exploring both its lessons and its contemporary resonance. Confirmed plenary speakers: Gabriel Gorodetsky, Christian Goeschel, Julie Gottlieb, Susan Grayzel, Mary Heimann, Daniel Hucker, Miklos Lojkos, Andrew Preston, Michal Shapira, Richard Toye, Karina Urbach, Jessica Wardhaugh, Jürgen Zarusky. With generous funding from the Max…

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