Intentions and Causation

(This is the second of five posts on themes that I found important at the Modern British Studies conference in Birmingham at the start of July. See http://wp.me/p3QdQ9-3c) For me, another big strand of thought at the conference was to do with intentions and causation. Deborah Cohen gave a stirring plenary on understanding the intentions of Anglo-Argentine […]

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Emotions Go Mainstream

(This is the first of five posts on themes that I found important at the Modern British Studies conference in Birmingham at the start of July. See http://wp.me/p3QdQ9-3c) One of the panels which most excited me and drew a huge crowd to a packed lecture theatre dealt with emotions and history. Charlotte Greenhalgh (@CharlotteMareeG) put […]

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The Silences of the People

I’ve been a bit busy with a few major life changes recently, but am delighted that a piece I wrote a while back has appeared in the excellent Many Headed Monster blog symposium ‘The Voices of the People’. Being the contrary type I am, I wrote a piece on the silences of the people, which […]

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