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Newer Researchers’ Day 2019
- Wednesday 29 May 2019
- 10:00 to 16:00
- University of Hertfordshire,
Newer Researchers’ Day. Folklore Research: The Page and Beyond. A one-day workshop for Early Career Researchers, Post-Graduates, and Independent Researchers Weds 29 May 2019, 10:00–16:00 Organised by Dr Ceri Houlbrook and Dr Lucy Wright, and kindly hosted by the University of Hertfordshire, School of Humanities, De Havilland Campus, Mosquito Way, Hatfield, AL10 9EU Sponsored by...
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Mermaids: Fish, Flesh, or Fowl?
- Date: 24th May 2019
- The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS
Sophia Kingshill examines the complex family tree of the mermaid, from ancient images to modern media. Mythology, symbolism, romance and lechery, with a touch of fraud and a taste of salt.
Tuesday 24 May 2019, 8 pm
at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS
Tickets £5.00 (£2.00 concessions) at http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com...
Newer Researchers in Folklore: Folklore Research: The Page and Beyond
- Date: 29th May 2019
- University of Hertfordshire, School of Humanities, De Havilland Campus, Hatfield AL10 9EU
"Folklore Research: The Page and Beyond" is the theme of the 2019 Newer Researchers in Folklore one-day workshop, which is organised by Dr Ceri Houlbrook and Dr Lucy Wright and will be kindly hosted by the School of Humanities, University of Hertfordshire, in celebration of the school's new MA in Folklore Studies. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org...
Swedish herding call – weekend course for beginners
- Start date: 24th Aug 2019
- End date: 25th Aug 2019
- Björnunda, Sweden
Kulning is an old voice technique used in Swedish and Norwegian summer farms long ago. It was a way for calling the cattle and communicating with other people over long distances. You use a very high, strong and powerful voice when you Kular, and in a quiet forest it can be heard for kilometers. Everyone can find their own powerful voice, so no special singing voice is needed in lea...
6th International Conference on Medicinal Practices: Herbal, Holistic and Traditional
- Start date: 26th Aug 2019
- End date: 27th Aug 2019
- Dubai, UAE
We extend a warm welcome to our 6th International Conference on Medicinal Practices: Herbal, Holistic and Traditional to be held from August 26-27, 2019 Dubai, UAE.
Medicinal Practices 2019 aims to host leading educational scientists, researchers, and research college students to exchange their reports and research results about all components of Medicinal Practices.
Costume in Legend and Tradition
- Start date: 31st Aug 2019
- End date: 1st Sep 2019
- Jeremy Harte, Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF
Costume in Legend and Tradition: CALL FOR PAPERS
31st August– 1st September 2019 at Blackburn Museum, BB1 7AJ, UK
"What have we here, hempen hampen? St. Martin has cut the feather cloak of the swanwife into an ale-conner’s breeches. Tell her to buy me a cambric shirt and tie a knot in the handkerchief. We will stitch together green gowns and drowned men’s jerseys, wooden...
9th International Conference on Traditional Medicine
- Start date: 16th Sep 2019
- End date: 17th Sep 2019
- Sydney, Australia
EuroSciCon welcomes all to attend the 9th International Conference on Traditional Medicine 2019 which will be held from 16th-17th September 2019 Sydney, Australia. Traditional Medicine 2019 conference aims to gather leading educational scientists, researchers, people working in the field of Traditional, Chinese and Alternative Medicine and research students to exchange & share t...
Stepping On: A conference on stepping in dance across the British Isles and beyond
- Start date: 16th Nov 2019
- End date: 17th Nov 2019
- Cecil Sharp House
"The British Isles have a rich history of step dancing of many forms and in many contexts some of which are relatively well known and others largely lost. It is a history which goes back many centuries and links with traditions in other parts of the world. The aim of the conference is to further our knowledge and understanding, and to stimulate debate. The conference will be of inte...
An Introduction to Folk Song in England
- Date: 2nd Dec 2019
- Cecil Sharp House
"Internationally published folklorist Steve Roud presents with Laura Smyth, EFDSS’ Library and Archive Director, this popular introductory level day exploring the history of English folk song.
Topics will include: the many possible definitions of ‘folk’, the songs themselves, the singers, the places and times for singing, the music, cheap printed broadsides and other source...