Politics and Emotion in Britain, c. 1970 to c.2000


Project Summary:

‘Politics and Emotion in Britain, c. 1970 to c. 2000,’ is a five-year project that will examine the relationship of emotion to politics in late twentieth-century Britain, focusing on emotions such as hatred, fear, compassion, empathy and hope and their connections to race relations, social diversity, economic change, humanitarian efforts, and attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers.

Project Description:

‘Politics and Emotion in Britain, c. 1970 to c. 2000,’ is a five-year project that will examine the relationship of emotion to politics in late twentieth-century Britain, focusing on emotions such as hatred, fear, compassion, empathy and hope and their connections to race relations, social diversity, economic change, humanitarian efforts, and attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers. The project will explore the centrality of emotion to questions such as racism, inequality and globalization, as well as to the experience of specific historical developments and events in the late twentieth century such as refugee crises, famine, and economic change over a tumultuous thirty-year period.

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Funded

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Principal Investigator

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Start Date:
Apr
2020
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Apr
2025

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Social Science and Research Council of Canada Insight Program

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2020

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SSHRC Insight
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