The History of Emotions and Being Human

Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsConference Presentation


The History of Northampton in Emotional Objects explores the personal and community attachments to the Town and region through a series of objects selected by the people of Northampton. How do objects attach us to families and places? Why do we feel an attachment to things and what does this tell us about our lives?

A discussion of this field of research and the way it grows from new directions in the humanities and sciences
Period15 Nov 2022
Held atNorthampton Art Gallery & Museum, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Emotions
  • Objects
  • Humanities