Below we have compiled a selection of resources from our team. We update the list regularly. Do let us know if you come across something that could be of interest to the group. Some of these publications are behind firewalls and you will need institutional affiliation to view them.

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Publications & Blogs
  • Barclay, Katie, ‘The Practice and Ethics of the History of Emotions’ in Katie Barclay, Sharon Crozier-De Rosa and Peter N. Stearns (eds), Sources for the History of Emotions. A Guide (London: Routledge, 2021), 26-37.
  • De Baets, A. (2009). Responsible history. New York ; Oxford: Berghahn Books.
  • Dickson-Swift, Virginia et al, ‘Researching Sensitive Topics: Qualitative Research as Emotion Work’, Qualitative Research, 9.1 (2009), 61-79, 63.
  • Dickson-Swift, Virginia et al, ‘Doing Sensitive Research: What Challenges do Qualitative Researchers Face?’, Qualitative Research, 7 (2007), 327-53.
  • Hochschild, Arlie R., The Managed Heart. Commercialization of Human Feeling (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983).
  • Hochschild, Arlie Russell, ‘Emotion Work, Feeling Rules, and Social Structure’, American Journal of Sociology, 85.3 (1979), 551-575.
  • Jones, Karen, ‘Ethics in the classroom setting’, Historical Transactions, 7 December 2020
  • Keipi, Teo et al, Online Hate and Harmful Content: Cross-National Perspectives (Abingdon: Routledge, 2016). Read on open access.
  • Lawlor, Ruth, Working with Death. The Experience of Feeling in the Archive, Perspectives on History, 15 December 2020
  • Lee, Yeon-Ok and Raymond M. Lee, ‘Methodological Research on “Sensitive” Topics: A Decade Review’, Bulletin of Sociological Methodology, 114 (2012), 35-49, 46, 47.
  • Lee, R M, Doing Research on Sensitive Topics (London: Sage, 1993).
  • Lepore, Jill. “Historians Who Love Too Much: Reflections on Microhistory and Biography.” The Journal of American History88.1 (2001): 129-44.
  • Loughran, Tracey and Dawn Mannay (eds), Emotion and the Researcher: Sites Subjectivities, and Relationships(Bingley: Emerald, 2018).
  • Moore, Francesca P L, ‘Tales from the Archive: Methodological and Ethical Issues in Historical Geography Research,’ Area, 42.3 (2010) 262-70.
  • Pichel, Beatriz, Jennifer Wallis, Katherine Rawlings, Historical photographs as sensitive sources: questions and challenges, Historical Transactions, 7 September 2020.
  • Purdue, Olwen, Controversial Public History, Historical Transactions, 9 Jan 2018.
  • Phillips, Mark Salber. “Distance and Historical Representation.” History Workshop Journal 57.1 (2004): 123-41.
  • Phillips, Mark Salber. “Relocating Inwardness: Historical Distance and the Transition from Enlightenment to Romantic Historiography.” PMLA 118.3 (2003): 436-49.
  • Rose, Julia, ‘Interpreting Difficult Knowledge’, History News, 66.3 (2011) 1-8.
  • Ryan-Flood, Róisín and Rosalind Gill (eds), Secrets and Silence in the Research Process. Feminist Reflections(Abingdon, Ox: Routledge, 2010).
  • Sheftel, Anna, Stacey Zembrzycki, Steven High, and Alessandro Portelli. Oral History off the Record: Toward an Ethnography of Practice. New York, NY, 2013.

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