Program "Emotional Bodies: A Workshop on the Historical Performativity of Emotions", October 20-22, Geneva

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Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to announce the program of the event "Emotional Bodies: A Workshop on the Historical Performativity of Emotions" which will take place in October, 20th-22nd in Geneva.

EMOTIONAL BODIES:

A Workshop on the historical performativity of emotions

PROVISIONAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

20 October

14:00 Welcome and Introduction Dolores Martín Moruno, Sophie Milquet & Beatriz Pichel

Emotional Bodies in the Sciences

Chair: Andrea Carlino, (iEH2, University of Geneva)

Keynote lecture: Otniel Dror (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IS), The Adrenaline Paradigm of Emotions

Paul White (Cambridge University, UK) The Blush of Love

Coffee Break

Damien Boquet (Université d’Aix en Provence, FR) Saintes humeurs. Émotions et fluides corporels dans l'hagiographie féminine au XIIIe siècle

Marc Ratcliff (Faculty of Psychology, University of Geneva) Flournoy et Théodore : entre maîtrise du corps et émotions de l'esprit

 

21 October

9.30 Emotions as sites for social exchange and political change

Chair: Dolores Martín Moruno (iEH2, University of Geneva)

Piroska Nagy (Université de Quebec, CA) Faire corps d'émotion. La mise en scène de la crèche par François d'Assise à Greccio, ou la création d'une communauté émotionnelle évangélique

Sophie Wahnich (CNRS, IIAC, Paris, FR) Les émotions dans la Révolution française

Coffee Break

Bertrand Taithe (University of Manchester, UK) Emotion and Humanitarian Aid

Jon Arrizabalaga (IMF-CSIC, ES) Performing population’s humanitarian emotions in wartime: narratives of relief action in front of the Spanish civil wars in the 1870s

 

14.00 Artistic and Literary Bodies

Chair: Sophie Milquet (Université de Lausanne, CH)

Antonio Rodríguez (Université de Lausanne, CH) Le corps du lecteur est-il chaud ou froid? L'empathie en littérature aujourd'hui face à la physiologie d'Aristote

Rafael Mandressi (Centre Alexandre Koyré, FR) Les passions sur scène: médecine, théologie et physiognomonie dans la représentation des passions dans le théâtre européen aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles

Rob Boddice (Max Planck Institute, DE) Hysteria or Tetanus? Ambivalent Embodiments and the Authenticity of Pain

Coffee Break

Guillermo de Eugenio (Universidad Carlos III, ES) Sentimentalism, Masochism and Politics: The Anarchist as Possessed, Demonic Body

Patrizia Lombardo (Faculty of Humanities, University of Geneva) Le cinema de David Lynch : trouble, douleur et désespoir

 

22 October

9.00 The Affective Power of Visual Culture

Chair: Beatriz Pichel (De Montfort University, UK)

François Delaporte (Université d’Amiens, FR) La fabrique de la physionomie

Leticia Fernández (University of Greenwich, UK) Crying children: Photographic approaches to pain in childhood at the turn of the 19th Century

Coffee Break

Pilar León Sanz (Universidad de Pamplona, ES) Body Image and Cancer from a Psychosomatic Perspective (1950-9)

Miriam Ronca (iEH2, University of Geneva) Le corps performatif, un prodige de la technologie

13.00 Closing remarks

 

Best wishes,
Beatriz Pichel
Wellcome Trust Research Fellow in Medical Humanities
Photographic History Research Centre
de Montfort University, Leicester