Tag Archives: emotions

SHANGHAILANDERS AND THE QUEST FOR HOME

After a summer of research at home and abroad, Andrew Hillier brings us news from the colonial Hillier clan – this time exploring the relationship between colonial families and their transnational homes. Where, after all, was “home” for colonial families? … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – Hard and Soft Power: questions of race, intimacy and violence in the comparative colonial toolkit

Readers of the blog will hopefully be interested in submitting an abstract for the below conference, held at the University of Kent in July. See strand 3 on ‘colonial intimacy’ in particular. First deadline for proposals is 16th March, but … Continue reading

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Andrew May on writing family history

I first saw my great great grandfather Thomas Jones in June 1996, though I had known of him from my earliest childhood. His face started out at me from the internet on the cover of a book by Welsh writer … Continue reading

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Announcements: Workshop on Intimacy and Mission History, and Recent Publications

You might be interested in this workshop on the role of emotions and intimacy in the history of Christian missions. >> Investigating the Intimate in Mission Histories 17 October 2012 (9 am – 5 pm) and 18 October 2012 (9 … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Secret Battle: Emotional Survival in the Great War by Michael Roper (Manchester University Press, 2009)

A few years ago, I attended the Women’s History Network annual conference of 2008 (on the topic of Gender and Generation: Women and Life-Cycles). It stands out in my memory as the most moving, stimulating and exciting conference I have … Continue reading

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Announcements: 23 April 2011

Conference Announcements ‘For Love or Money?: Historical Perspectives on Gender and Emotional Labour’ 2 July 2011, University of the West of England, Bristol The 18th annual conference of the West of England & South Wales Women’s History Network. Confirmed speakers … Continue reading

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