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Reading Group on the Pseudo/Sciences of the Long Nineteenth Century (Newcastle, 20 January 2014)

In what ways did reading character off the skull in phrenology contribute to the birth of neuropsychology? How was the spectacle of the trance in mesmerism linked to the emergence of electricity, magnetism and psychoanalysis? What were the connections between … Continue reading

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“The Emotions” (CFP, Conference, Sheffield, 28–30 March 2014)

The Society of Dix-Neuviémistes will hold its twelfth annual   conference entitled ‘The Emotions’ at the University of Sheffield in   March 2014. Proposals are invited for papers treating aspects of the conference theme in relation to nineteenth-century French and … Continue reading

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