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Folklore and Anthropology

  • 16th October 2015
  • 10:00—17:00
  • The Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT

Folklolre and Anthropology: A one-day symposium jointly hosted by The Folklore Society and The Royal Anthropological Institute.

Anthropology and Folklore Studies had a common origin, and today have many areas of common interest in topics, research methods and theory. In this one-day symposium, which is intended to be an annual event, 6 younger scholars (3 from each society) will give extended presentations on current research. There will be generous opportunity to discuss papers as part of the presentation and in a final roundtable session. The symposium will be jointly chaired by Prof. James H. Grayson (Sheffield), President of The Folklore Society, and Dr David Shankland, Director of the RAI.

The event is free, but tickets must be booked. To book tickets, please go to http://folkloreanthropology.eventbrite.co.uk