UQ is one of five member Universities in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions (Europe 1100-1800).
The UQ Node of CHE is led by Professor Peter Holbrook, a specialist in English Renaissance Literature, particularly Shakespeare. The Node houses two ARC Postdoctoral Fellows: Dr Spencer Jackson works on British literature of the long eighteenth century, and Dr Kenneth Chong is a scholar of medieval English literature with interests in intellectual history. Dr Diana Barnes is a UQ Postdoctoral Fellow who works on early modern women’s manuscript letters. Former Postdoctoral Fellows Dr Ross Knecht (now Emory University, USA) and Dr Brandon Chua (now School of Communication and Arts), continue to be involved with UQ CHE as Honorary Researchers.
The UQ Node also includes eight Associate Investigators with the Centre for the History of Emotions, spread across the School of Communication and Arts; the School of Music; the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry; and the School of Political Science and International Studies.
Current research topics include:
Visit the Centre for the History of Emotions here.
The Institute consists of a number of full-time research-focused academics, postdoctoral fellows, faculty fellows, postgraduate students, visiting fellows, and professional staff.
Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) organises international conferences, public lectures, themed seminar series, and in-house work in progress seminars.
Members of IASH publish actively in a range of outlets.
For lists of recent publications see individual researchers.
For recent books click the link below.
IASH is located on the 4th, 5th and 6th floors of the Forgan Smith Tower (Building #1), The University of Queensland, St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia.
Reception is on the 5th floor.