(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 […]Read more "Intentions and Causation"
(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 […]Read more "Emotions Go Mainstream"
I write this rapidly, in moments snatched on trains or with a computer propped up on my lap as my partner asks incredulously what I need to be writing at this time of night, or day, on a weekend, halfway through a house-move, with other things to do. What I need to be writing is […]Read more "Something New Under the Sun?"
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 […]Read more "The Silences of the People"