Angry politics, what we can’t say, being diplomatic, weeping, emotion in music, film & TV
From Neanderthals via Tudor England to Chartists - four historians on emotion in the past.
What the BBFC archives tell us about censorship debates & a film depicting Salman Rushdie.
Sarah Moss, Una, Michael Richardson and Harriet Shawcross at the Free Thinking Festival.
Michael Talbot tells stories of Turkish raiders, sea patrols and midwater borders.
Dafydd Mills Daniel looks at links between the UN, Richard III and Disney's Jiminy Cricket
Does emotion have any place in relationships with patients in a more open age?
From Bambi and Titanic to EastEnders - Matthew Sweet asks what makes us cry and why?
Lisa Appignanesi, Rachel Hewitt and Irenosen Okojie at the Free Thinking Festival.
A Free Thinking Festival discussion with Nicky Clayton, Erica Fudge and Kim Bard.
Aatish Taseer, Veronica Strang and Thomas Dixon at the Free Thinking Festival.
From techno music in Berlin to the Glasgow ‘rag trade’, and divisive dams to fake news.
Jackie Kay and Selina Thompson on the influential US writer and civil rights activist.
Thomas Dixon, first director of the Queen Mary Centre for the History of the Emotions.
David Wilson, Sophie Hannah and Michael Hughes with Matthew Sweet at Sage.
Stephen Briers, Caroline Dower and Ceyda Uzun join Anne McElvoy at Sage Gateshead.
Anne McElvoy talks to Gabrielle Rifkind, William J Burns and Gabriel Gatehouse.
Suffragism, black activism & Brexit. Shahidha Bari chairs a Free Thinking Festival debate.
What's the most pertinent emotion in 2019 UK: Joy, anger, anxiety, schadenfreude or shame?
An adman, VR creator, gamer, psychologist and Shahidha Bari at the Free Thinking Festival.
Lisa Mullen looks at the contribution of Orwell's wife Eileen to his writing.
Sarah Goldsmith on how the C18th craze for weight lifting fed into ideas about masculinity
Ben Anderson on fights over land rights, access to nature and care of the environment.
Gulzaar Barn asks questions about commercial surrogacy and the way we view our bodies.
Daisy Black conjures up images of breaking bread and cannibalism in mystery plays.