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Affective Artefacts is the University of Manchester's radically interdisciplinary seminar series on material culture, emotions and affect theory. This seminar series discusses the agentive and affective qualities of matter, thus, the capacity of materials and things...

Publication News: Materiality and Emotions

Publication News: Materiality and Emotions

The special issue of Emotions: History, Culture, SocietyObjects, Material Culture and the History of Emotions in Medieval and Early Modern Europehas been published earlier this year! Articles have been authored by several colleagues in Manchester and Melbourne and...

Astley Hall Virtual Tour

Astley Hall Virtual Tour

The author of this blog entry is Dr Abigail Greenall, Early Career Research Fellow at The John Rylands Research Institute, University of Manchester.For some years now, Sasha Handley and I have shared a fairly healthy obsession with apotropaic, or evil averting, burn...