Conference 26-27 January 2017: The Persona of the Historian: Repertoires and Performances, 1800-2000
What does it take to be a good historian? What are the attitudes, talents, skills, or virtues that historians have to cultivate to thrive in their profession? By implication, what are the “passions” or the “vices” they are expected to resist? And how do such ideas about “the scholarly self” change over time?