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Social Wellbeing: Emotion and Community

A masterclass at The University of Western Australia


Image: Abraham Solomon, Not Guilty (1859), Getty Museum

Date: Friday 18 October 2019
Time: 9:30am–12:30pm
Venue: Institute of Advanced Studies, The University of Western Australia
Register: Registration for this masterclass is free.

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This half-day student masterclass, designed to complement the PMRG/CMEMS conference 'Mental Health in the Medieval and Early Modern World', features participation from a wide range of national and international scholars, including IAS Visiting Fellow Dr Diana Barnes (English/CHE, University of New England), Dr Riikka Miettinen (University of Tampere, Finland), Dr Michael Champion ( Biblical and Early Christian Studies/CHE, Australian Catholic University) and Dr Michael Barbezat (Medieval and Early Modern Studies/CHE, Australian Catholic University). It will focus primarily but not exclusively on the medieval and early modern period.

This Masterclass will be led by Professor Susan Broomhall.

We welcome participation from honours, postgraduate and early career scholars and applications from high performing undergraduate students.

This masterclass is supported by the UWA Institute of Advanced Studies, the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions, the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at UWA, and the Perth Medieval and Renaissance Group.


Travel Bursaries

There are up to four bursaries of $250 (AUD) each available to assist scholars to travel to Perth to attend this masterclass. This bursaries have been generously sponsored by the Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Studies at UWA and the ARC Centre for the History of Emotions.

To apply for a bursary, please email the following to emotions@uwa.edu.au by Friday 6 September 2019 (5:00pm AWST)

  1. A short statement (no longer than 200 words) explaining how attending this masterclass will benefit your research;
  2. A short academic CV (no longer than 1 A4 page).