H-Emotions will provide a discussion forum for scholars of emotion, affect, and sentiment across time and space.  We welcome subscribers from all fields of study throughout the world!

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CFP: History of Emotions Conference, June 2018, Washington, D.C.

Call for Papers Deadline: 30 September 2017
Conference Dates: 1–2 June 2018
Location: George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Enquiries and submissions: Email Peter Stearns, George Mason University pstearns@gmu.edu
This Conference seeks to address major issues in the field of the history of emotions: periodisation, relevant theory and interdisciplinarity, comparative approa

Conference Announcement: Emotions Through Time (27-29 September, Cyprus)

Emotions Through Time: from Antiquity to Byzantium

International Conference


27-29 September 2017 - Nicosia (Cyprus), A.G. Leventis Gallery


Emotions through Time: from Antiquity to Byzantium (ETT) is a Leverhulme Trust-funded international and interdisciplinary research network which examines the interactions between ancient and Byzantine emotion. Our aim is to explore the transformation and assimilation of ancient affectivity in Byzantium and the creation of new emotional paradigms and vocabulary.

ANN: New Publications Request

Dear members,

After a short hiatus, we are resuming our New Publications List for H-Emotions.  If you have published or know of any articles or books that directly engage with the topic of Emotions Studies, please send us the references and/or links to them, especially for the month of July.  Please send references to tflorvil@gmail.com by Saturday, August 12th.


New Issue: Emotion Researcher

A new issue of Emotion Researcher (the newsletter for the International Society for Research on Emotion) is now available.

As well as serving as a newsletter for members of ISRE, Emotion Researcher acts as a permanent, expanding, online resource, featuring expert, cross-disciplinary discussions concerning fundamental aspects of emotion.