Emotion and the Hospital

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19 October 2011

Time: 1:00pm
Venue: Room 1.28, ArtsOne Building, Mile End Campus

Juan Zaragoza, (Institute of Philosophy – Madrid) A Material History of Emotions? 

This paper explores how material cultural studies could be helpful for historians in the study of the emotions, drawing on an exploration of the emotional experience of incurable patients in 19th Century Spain.

Alina Danet, (Andalusian School of Public Health)Organ transplants in Spain: the patients and the construction of the emotions 

This paper discusses the emotions surrounding organ transplantation in Spain over the last 30 years, analysing media descriptions and fictional representations of transplant patients and their experiences.

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