26 de agosto de 2013

Romantic Feelings. Continuities and Discontinuities in the History of Emotions (From the Aftermath of the French Revolution to the Revolutions of 1848)", 16 – 18 September 2013, University of Geneva



Preliminary Program





Monday, 16 September 



14:00 - 14:30
Welcome and Introduction by Dolores Martín Moruno - IHMS, Geneva University, CH



14:30 - 16:00

Feeling with the Brain

Chair: Colin Jones - Queen Mary University of London, UK



Keynote lecture by Fay Bound-Alberti - Queen Mary University of London, UK
Organs of Emotion / Emotional Organs



Nike Fakiner - CCHS/CSIC, Spain Totalanschauung in wax: The aesthetic composition of Gustav Zeiller’s anatomical brain model

Julien Zanetta - Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Geneva University, CH
La manière de sentir : Baudelaire et les émotions romantiques



16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break



16:30 - 18:30

Thinking with the Heart

Chair: Damien Nellis - Faculty of Letters, Geneva University, CH



Patrizia Lombardo - Faculty of Letters, Geneva University, CH

Les romantiques, eux, ils en ont du cœur!

Isabelle Pitteloud - Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Geneva University, CH Le syndrome de Stendhal: participation affective et émotion esthétique

Marie Noëlle Schurmans - Faculty of Psychology, Geneva University, CH L’ambivalence du sentiment amoureux : une approche socio-historique



Dinner Buffet












Tuesday, 17 September



09:30 - 10:45

Reading Disease in Romantic Bodies

Chair: Elisa Andretta - IHMS, Geneva University, CH



Pilar León Sanz - Universidad de Navarra, ES
The influence of the passions in the production and modification of disease as a literary genre

Thomas Dodman - Boston College, USA Dying of nostalgia in the Age of Romanticism



10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break



11:15- 12:30

Micheline Louis Courvoisier - Institute of Biomedical Ethics, Geneva University, CH
La mélancolie dans la chair : récit de malades « ordinaires » au 18e siècle

Javier Ordóñez - UAM, ES
Suicide épistémique



12:20 - 14:00 Lunch



14:00 - 15:30

Reading Disease in Romantic Bodies

Chair: Marc J. Ratcliff - Faculty of Psychology, Geneva University, CH



Juan Rigoli - Faculty of Letters, Geneva University, CH Le Coeur de la folie

Javier Moscoso - CCHS-CSIC, ES
Romantic Jealousy and the Logic of Suspicion



15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break



16:00 - 17:30

Luis Montiel - Universidad Complutense de Madrid, ES “The yes and the no of Psykhe”: the feelings in the psychological theory of the doctor and magnetizer Joseph Ennemoser (1787-1854).

Guillermo de Eugenio - Universidad Carlos III, ES The Powers of Imagination on 18th century medicine: the case of John Haygarth’s Pamphlet



20:00 Conference Dinner






Wednesday, 18 September


09:00 - 10:30

Romantic Feelings in Body politics

Chair: Matteo Borri - IHMS, Geneva University, CH



Eva Botella - UAM, ES
Animal Feelings and International Law in the early 19th century   

Rachel Hewitt - University of Oxford, UK
The Age of Despair? Representations of disillusionment in 1790’s Britain’

Lorenzo Santoro - University of Callabria, IT

The feelings of the new society: Fear and Happiness in the Vincenzo Cuoco’s Reflection upon Politics



10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break



11:00 - 12:30

Natural languages / Languages of Nature: Feelings in Romantic music, literature and science

Chair: Alberto Fragio - IMGWF, Lübeck



Vesna Elez - University of Belgrade, Serbia. Le coeur, ses raisons et la rasion : L’Education sentimentale de Flaubert

Jean Dhombres - EHESS, Paris, FR
Galois, Cauchy and Gauss: romantic and anti-romantic heroes in the mathematical sciences

Bernardino Fantini - Geneva University, CH Music as the language of emotion and the romantic theory of life in the age of Goethe



Closing remarks



Alberto Fragio - IMGWF (Lübeck)

Dolores Martín Moruno - IHMS, Geneva University, CH