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The Beautiful and The Sublime: The Emotional Politics of Conservatism in Mid Twentieth-Century Britain

Wednesday 11 October 2017, 5.30PM

Department of History Research Seminars, Autumn 2017

Emily Robinson will talk about 'The Beautiful and The Sublime: The Emotional Politics of Conservatism in Mid Twentieth-Century Britain, chaired by Lawrence Black. The event will be followed by drinks in the History Department.

Everyone is welcome to attend this free event - no tickets are required.

This event is part of the Department of History's Autumn 2017 research seminar series. The department runs a lively and diverse programme of seminars during the Autumn and Spring term each year (usually from Week 2 to Week 9).

Full programme for this season:
4 October
(week 2)

Laura Stewart (York): Publics and Participation in Early Modern Britain

11 October
(week 3) 

Emily Robinson (Sussex): The Beautiful and The Sublime: The Emotional Politics of Conservatism in Mid Twentieth-Century Britain
18 October (week 4) John Sabapathy (UCL): Longing and disenchantment amongst some early fourteenth-century Franciscans
25 October (week 5) Guy Halsall (York): The Critique of Diabolical Reason: Truth-speaking demons and bishops between Foucault and Derrida
1 November (week 6)

Claire Judde de Larivière (Toulouse II): Popular Politics and “Ordinary Politicization”: Were Ordinary People Political Actors? The Case of Sixteenth-Century Venice

8 November (week 7) Raghav Kishore (York): Imagining the World Health Organisation’s ‘South East Asia Region’ (SEARO): Between Global Politics and Nationalist Designs, 1946-48
15 November (week 8) Christina de Bellaigue (Oxford): Great expectations: childhood, family, and middle class 
22 November (week 9) Adrastos Omissi (Glasgow): Civil War and the Collapse of the Roman West in the Third to Fifth Centuries AD

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building (University of York)